After Huawei, Xiaomi's turn to be blacklisted by the United States -
Within days of the end of its term, the Trump administration has blacklisted nine new Chinese companies, including Xiaomi.
American companies can no longer work with the latter, now considered a "Chinese Communist military company" by the US Department of Defense.
Before Xiaomi, Huawei had borne the brunt of the tensions between the United States and China, which had forced this Chinese manufacturer to give up on certain components produced in the United States, but also on Google Mobile Services.
If the threat has hovered over Xiaomi for some time - in part due to its position as the world's third-largest seller of smartphones, the arrival of new President Joe Biden on January 20 could indeed sink the administration's project. Trump before the sentencing slated for Nov. 11, 2021 comes into effect.
In its defense, Xiaomi assured that it "operates in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations of the jurisdictions in which it operates".
The Chinese company maintains that it "is not owned, controlled or affiliated with the Chinese military, and is not a" Chinese Communist Military Company "defined by the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
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