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Huawei moving U.S. research centre to Canada

Last Updated Dec 3, 2019 at 5:43 am EST

In this Nov. 20, 2019, photo, customers shop at a Huawei store at a shopping mall in Beijing. The founder of Huawei says the Chinese tech giant is moving its U.S. research center to Canada due to American restrictions on its activities. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

The founder of Huawei says the Chinese tech giant is moving its U.S. research centre to Canada due to American restrictions on its activities.

In an interview with Toronto’s Globe and Mail newspaper, Ren Zhengfei said the restrictions would prevent Huawei from interacting with American employees.

Huawei is one of the biggest global makers of smartphones and network gear for phone companies. The U.S. government accuses the company of being a security risk, which Huawei denies, and announced curbs in May on access to American components and technology.

Ren gave no details of how many jobs might be affected. Huawei operates a research and development centre in Silicon Valley in California but confirmed in June it was cutting jobs following the U.S. sanctions.

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Does Canada WANT Huawei ? Once established China would just use threats of shutting it down for leverage. Additionally hasn’t Huawei been implicated in thefts of technology? Seems a lot like having a drug cartel relocate to Canada..
Thanks.. but no thanks…

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