Don’t act as a scapegoat for Washington. This is what the management of Xiaomi wanted to do, which has just published a statement to reaffirm its independence from the Chinese regime after the accusations of the Trump administration about the proximity between Beijing and the Chinese manufacturer. In this open letter, the Chinese telecommunications giant reaffirms that it is not owned, controlled or affiliated with the Chinese military and that it is not a “Chinese Communist Military Enterprise”, as suggested by the White House, in the midst of a trade war with his Chinese rival.
The manufacturer adds that it “operates in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations of the jurisdictions where it does business.” “The company reiterates that it offers products and services for civil and commercial use”, also explains the address of Xiaomi, recently blacklisted from Washington because of his alleged ties to Chinese military companies.
Other Chinese companies such as Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment, Luokong Technology, Beijing Zhongguancun Development Investment Center, Gowin Semiconductor, Grand China Aie, Global Tone Communication, China National Aviation Holding Company or Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China are on this “blacklist”. Other chi Noises already on the list include Huawei, Hikvision, Inspur, Panda Electronics, and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation.
A trade war of magnitude
While he has long been involved in a war of words with the Chinese regime, current U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on November 12 that prohibits trading and investing in publicly traded companies, and prohibit the trade of any new business 60 days after the United States affixed the Chinese Communist Military Enterprise label to them.
The New York Stock Exchange has struggled to deal with the consequences and interpretation of these quotes, saying it will delist a trio of Chinese telecom companies: China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom Hong Kong – go ahead. opinion and then go back to your original decision. In his decree, Donald Trump claimed in particular that China “was exploiting the capital of the United States” to strengthen its military and in order to threaten the United States and its forces abroad, as well as to develop “advanced conventional weapons and actions. Malicious cybernetics against the United States and its people. ”
“Thanks to the national strategy of military and civil fusion, the People’s Republic of China increases the size of the country’s military-industrial complex by forcing Chinese civil companies to support its military and intelligence activities,” said the President of the United States, whose term ends on Wednesday, the date of the transfer from the hands of his rival, Democrat Joe Biden.