The US Commerce Department said it was amending an export rule to "strategically target Huawei's acquisition of semiconductors that are the direct product of certain US software and technology."
The companies said Samsung will use Xilinx’s “Versal” computing chips, which will help with a technology called beamforming that lets 5G gear handle more wireless data than previous generations of networks.
China is strongly against other countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese entities, a commerce ministry spokesman said, stressing the US should avoid further damaging bilateral trade relations.
The move comes following year-long campaign by the United States to restrict the use of Chinese technology at home and abroad.
Meng Wanzhou, 46, Huawei's chief financial officer and the daughter of its founder, faces US accusations that she misled multinational banks about Iran-linked transactions.
The news of Meng's arrest has roiled stock markets and drawn condemnation from Chinese authorities, although the US president and his top economic advisers have played down its importance to trade talks after Xi and Trump agreed to a truce.
Japan is set to effectively ban government purchases of telecommunications products from China’s Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp over fears of intelligence leaks and cyber attacks
Canada’s Department of Justice said Meng Wanzhou is facing extradition to the United States. China called for Meng’s immediate release.
The news comes as the US prepares to send a trade delegation back to Beijing next week to continue talks aimed at defusing a potentially serious trade dispute with China
China's telecom giant agrees to plead guilty and pay the largest criminal penalty in US history in an export control case.
The subsea internet cable system will connect 18 countries in Asia and Europe via the Middle East.
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