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SEPTEMBER 2019      TAP TIMES          -12-          concluded that
                                                                the company is
                                                                engaged in ac-
                                                                tivities that are
               Commerce Dept. extends                           contrary to U.S.
             Huawei license for 90 days                         national security
                                                                or foreign policy
                                                                interests, includ-
        WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Com-                          ing alleged viola-
        merce Department’s  Bureau of Indus-                    tions of the International Emergency Eco-
        try and Security (BIS) has extended                     nomic Powers Act (IEEPA).
        the Temporary General License (TGL)
        authorizing specifi c, limited engage-                  Huawei is the world’s second largest sell-
        ments in transactions involving the                     ing smartphone brand after Samsung.
        export, reexport, and transfer of items
        to Huawei and its non-U.S.
        affi liates which are subject
        to the Entity List of banned

        Transition time                                 Contacts & Sockets
        The continuation of the TGL
        is intended to give consumers                   for IC Test Handlers
        time to transition away from
        Huawei equipment,
        the Commerce Dept. said.  The
        extension is for 90
        days from August 19.

        “As we continue to urge con-
        sumers to transition away
        from Huawei’s products, we
        recognize that more time is
        necessary to prevent any dis-
        ruption,” said Wilbur Ross,
        Secretary of Commerce.

        Entity List
        “Simultaneously, we are con-
        stantly working at the De-
        partment to ensure that any
        exports to Huawei and its
        affi liates do not violate the                  Providing over 40 years of Kelvin and
        terms of the Entity Listing or                  High Performance contacting solutions
        Temporary General License.”

        Huawei was placed on the En-                                     916-939-4147
        tity List after the Department

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