Trade War with China

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U.S. explores requiring domestic 5G equipment to be made outside China: WSJ

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U.S. President Donald Trump is looking to require next-generation 5G cellular equipment used in the United States to be designed and manufactured outside China, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter.

As part of a 150-day review that started after cybersecurity concerns in the United States, officials are asking telecom equipment makers if they can develop U.S.-bound hardware including cellular-tower electronics as well as routers and switches, and software outside of China, the WSJ reported.

In May, the Trump administration took aim at China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, banning the firm from buying vital U.S. technology without special approval and effectively barring its equipment from U.S. telecom networks on national security grounds.

The talks are still in informal stages, the WSJ said, and any executive order calls for only a list of proposed rules and regulations by the 150-day deadline, in October, so any decision could take years to adopt.


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It says: cellular-tower electronics as well as routers and switches, and software

So I'm assuming phones are excluded since it's not the point of supposed "vulnerability".

If we think about the situation. 5G equipment is really the only fundamental high-tech that China has an edge over the US. The US govt/companies cannot let this happen it seems.

I believe the US will use the same tactics against Chinese aviation, semiconductors, pharmaceuticals, services (consulting, financials, ...), GMO agriculture, software, and etc. when those sectors also catch up.

Then again, when everything catches up, what's left for the US to challenge China with?
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Ok guys, as I warned already a few weeks ago and since @WebMaster still did not reply I'll close this thread and I will do the same with each and every other IMO too much political topic.

This will continue either you all calm down or until I get a new order from Webmaster ... if You don't agree please do not hesitate to contact webby and the more try to contact him, the more likely he responds.

But I must admit this constant political excurses, this provoking and country bashing, insulting and so on MUST end.

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