Lin Songtian, China’s ambassador to South Africa, took out a half-page advertisement in a key local newspaper to attack the stance of the US and President Donald Trump on global trade.
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The US said it would grant licences allowing companies to export goods to Huawei but won’t remove the Chinese firm an export blacklist, as talks between the world’s two biggest economies resumed.
The US is blacklisting five Chinese organisations involved in supercomputing, calling them national security threats and cutting them off from critical US technology.
The US’s fight against Huawei justifies Russia’s decision to build a “sovereign Internet” to protect its domestic network from external threats, according to Russian deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov.
Spare a thought for Chinese officials trying to read Donald Trump as the showdown intensifies between the world’s two largest economies.
Beijing is gearing up to use its dominance of rare earths to hit back in its deepening trade war with Washington.
Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko hopes to work with other industry players to present a plan to President Cyril Ramaphosa about how to deal with the challenge presented by the US’s blacklisting of China’s Huawei.