US allows ZTE to do business till it fulfils riders for lifting of ban

China's embattled ZTE Corp has received a temporary reprieve from the US government to conduct business needed to maintain existing networks and equipment as it works toward the lifting of a US supplier ban.

ZTE, which makes smartphones and networking gear, was forced to cease major operations in April after the United States slapped it with a supplier ban, saying it broke an agreement to discipline executives who conspired to evade US sanctions on Iran and North Korea. The authorisation seen by Reuters from the US Commerce.....

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