ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Trade war

Cisco tells employees to avoid China travel, then backtracks

US companies on edge over possible reprisals after Huawei arrest

American companies are confronting the possible consequences of the arrest of Huawei's finance chief, which comes as U.S.--China trade tensions appeared to be easing.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- U.S. network equipment maker Cisco Systems warned its employees not to travel to China but then withdrew the ban, suggesting anxiety among American companies over possible tit-for-tat retaliation for the arrest of rival Huawei Technologies' finance chief.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more