US move on China's ZTE may be just a warm-up act

HONG KONG • One of the many questions hanging over China's ZTE after the United States brought it to the brink of collapse is: Why ZTE?

The Shenzhen-based telecoms group became the corporate face of Sino-US trade and tech wars when Washington slapped it with a punitive ban on buying vital components from the US.

TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Thank you for reading The Straits Times

You have reached one of our Premium stories. To continue reading, get access now or log in if you are a subscriber.

What is Premium?

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 13, 2018, with the headline 'US move on China's ZTE may be just a warm-up act'. Print Edition | Subscribe