US blacklists more Chinese firms

More Chinese companies have joined Huawei on the US black list, which means they can’t buy products from US manufacturers without explicit government consent.

According to the BBC, the US has decided to blacklist these 28 companies because of their alleged involvement in the ongoing abuse the Chinese government is conducting against ethnic Uighurs in the province of Xinjiang.

Both government and private companies are on the list, among which is also Hikvision, one of the most popular surveillance equipment manufacturers in the world. Other notable mentions include Xinjiang province’s Public Security Bureau, as well as 19 other smaller government agencies.

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Source: ITProPortal