Huawei CFO’s arrest could torpedo Trump and Xi’s cease-fire and rock the smartphone giant

By Dr John Hemmings

The news that Meng Wanzhou, the CFO at the Chinese electronics giant Huawei, has been detained by Canadian authorities and is facing extradition to the US to face charges over illegal trade to Iran is much bigger than it might first appear.

First, it comes when the West, particularly the so-called Five Eyes partners (Australia, the UK, the US, Canada, and New Zealand), are reconsidering Huawei’s presence in their digital infrastructure.

Second, it may put at risk the delicate trade cease-fire created by China and the US at their leaders’ dinner last weekend.

 

Read the full article in Business Insider. 

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