Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision could be on US blacklist

Chinese surveillance tech firm Hikvision could be on US blacklist

A Benjamin Franklin U.S. 100-dollar banknote and a Chinese 100-yuan banknote depicting the late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong, are seen in a picture illustration in Beijing

The US administration is considering limits to Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision‘s ability to buy US technology, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, in a move that deepens worries about trade frictions between the world’s two top economies.

The move would effectively place Hikvision on a US blacklist and US companies may have to obtain government approval to supply components to Hikvision, the paper said.

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