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Article Date: December 2018
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Tariff Talks Threatened by Arrest of Huawei CFO


The recent thawing of trade tensions after last weekend’s dinner meeting between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping was dealt a setback by the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver yesterday. Huawei, a Chinese telecom giant that has close ties with that country’s government and military, is being investigated by the Justice Department for violating Iran sanctions and money laundering. The arrest appears to have been at the request of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of NY, who ... Log in to view full article.

 


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