Meng Wanzhou’s legal team has contested her extradition in the Canadian courts on the grounds that the United States is using her extradition for economic and political gain.
The Trump administration on Monday issued a new 90-day extension allowing US companies to continue doing business with China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd as US regulators continue crafting rules on telecommunications firms that pose national security risks.
The world’s largest telecoms equipment provider has said it has been trying to find alternatives to US hardware after the United States all but banned it in May.
China’s three state telecoms on Thursday announced the roll-out 5G mobile phone services, marking a key step in Beijing’s ambitions to become a technology superpower at a time when it remains locked in trade tensions with Washington.
Deputy President David Mabuza is on a week-long visit to China where he will co-chair the 7th Session of the South Africa-China Bi-National Commission.