artment announced on Wednesday it will add telecommunications eq
uipment maker Huawei and its affiliates to the Entity List on Wednesday. Being on the list
bars the company from buying US technology without government approval due to security concerns.
On the same day, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order that bars US companies fr
om using telecom equipment from manufacturers considered a national security risk, without mentioning Huawei by name.
Such moves, as well as the increase of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods earlier this m
onth, complicated the prospect of continuing the bilateral trade talks that have been ongoing for more than a year.
China has always believed in and hoped to solve trade differences thr
ough talks, but such talks should be equal, Wang said. In any talks, China must protect its legitim