- 7-year denial order imposed against Chinese telecommunications equipment maker
- Denial order strictly limits business with company
- Action comes as U.S. imposes other trade restrictions on China
On April 16, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced a seven-year denial order (the Order) against Chinese telecommunications company Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation (ZTE). The Order prohibits ZTE from engaging in virtually any trade or other activities involving U.S.-origin goods or technologies.