the us might be working to further cripple huawei chip supply and manufacturing chain

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s unveiling of the Huawei P40 flagship line, the Chinese giant might just have to brace for even more setbacks from the ongoing US-China trade war and consequent sour relations.

As per a report by Reuters, US officials from various agencies met on Wednesday to discuss alterations to the Foreign Direct Product Rule. For the most part, that’s the legal framework that allows the US to regulate certain foreign-made goods that are based on US technology or software.

Up until now, this set of rules has been successfully leveraged to keep certain Huawei…