Xiaomi was blacklisted by the United States of Chinese military-related companies and the company itself objected to this issue. However, the US has made a new move on this story.

Accordingly, France 24 newspaper quoted from AFP reported that a US judge on March 12 ordered Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi to be temporarily removed from the government's blacklist.

Six days before Donald J. Trump left office in January 2021, his administration bolstered the trade war legacy against Beijing with a series of announcements targeting Chinese companies including Xiaomi, state oil and gas giant CNOOC and social network TikTok.

Xiaomi is one of the nine companies listed by the Pentagon on the list of "military companies related to the CCP *". But District Judge Rudolph Contreras in Washington, DC ruled that the Department of Defense and Finance "does not make a convincing case that national security interests are at stake here".

He issued a preliminary order removing Xiaomi from the blacklist and suspending a ban on US investors from buying the company's securities. In a January 2021 appeal against the blacklist, Xiaomi, which overtook Apple in 2020 as the world's third-largest smartphone maker, said Washington's moves were "inaccurate" and has "stripped of the company's legal proceedings".

Contreras' decision came the same day when US regulators listed Huawei and ZTE as one of the Chinese telecommunications equipment companies seen as a threat to national security, signaling that the The hope of easing a relationship is not in the present moment.

Huawei director and founder Ren Zhengfei in February 2021 called for a re-establishment of relations with the country under US President Joe Biden, after the company was subject to numerous sanctions under the Donald Trump administration. Comeinand.

The telecom giant has been at the center of the US-China competition in recent years, as the trade and technology war between the superpowers shows no signs of ending.

Washington claims Huawei has a close relationship with the Chinese military, and Beijing may use its equipment for espionage and those are allegations the company denies.

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