PRC China Alleges FCC Ban Plan Is Discriminatory, Violates WTO

By Charles Rollet, Published Sep 21, 2021, 08:50am EDT

The PRC (China) has submitted comments on the FCC plan to ban Dahua, Hikvision, Huawei, Hytera, and ZTE arguing it "violates non-discriminatory principles" in the WTO by listing "only" PRC companies.

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Inside this note, we share and examine the PRC's submission, analyze its probability of success and compare it to security measures that the PRC has taken against foreign technology products.

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PRC ***** ******** ** *** ***

** ********* **, *** Customs***** *** **** ** comments** *** *** ** the *** ***:

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Echoes *********, *** ***** ********

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Comments (3)

*******, **** ****!

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**** *** *** ****** out ******* *********, *** PRC ********* ** ***** 'internal *******' *** **** other ********* *********** ***********, it's *** "**************"?

*** *** ******* ******* that ***** ** *** the *** ** ******* these *********?

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** **** **** **** sneaking ***** **** ***** into *** ******* *** 100 *****, **** ********* us *** ********* *********. Wake **.

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