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US chip makers seek to ease Huawei's ban: report

Leading chip manufacturers in the United States, including Intel Corp.

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, Qualcomm Inc.

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and Xilinx Inc.

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, have quietly lobbied the Trump administration to lift its ban on sales to Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies Co., Reuters reported on Sunday. A source told Reuters that its goal was not to help Huawei, but to prevent damage to US companies. Reuters said that Huawei had spent about $ 11 billion in components from US companies in 2018. The Trump administration announced the ban in May, after the blocking of trade talks between the US and the United States. United and China. Earlier this month, the White House's interim budget chief sought to delay the ban, the Wall Street Journal reported, saying the burden would fall on US companies that have done business with Huawei. .

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