The Commerce Department Tuesday renewed a temporary license that allows U.S. companies to sell their products to Huawei but blacklisted exporting products to 45 companies associated with the Chinese technology firm.

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross justified the 90-day renewal in a release, saying that "more time is necessary to prevent any disruption."

In May, amid escalating trade war tensions with China and a lengthy dispute regarding Huawei over espionage allegations, President Trump declared a national emergency that banned U.S. telecommunications companies from using equipment from foreign firms that could threaten national security.

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