The Trump administration notified several Huawei suppliers, including chipmaker Intel, that it is revoking certain licenses to sell to the Chinese company and intends to reject dozens of other applications to supply the telecommunications firm, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

The action against Huawei Technologies - likely the last against the company under Republican President Donald Trump’s administration - is the latest in a long-running effort to weaken the world’s largest telecommunications equipment maker, which it says is a threat to US national security and foreign policy interests.

The notices came amid a flurry of US actions against China in the final days of the Trump administration. Democrat Joe Biden will take the oath of office as president on Wednesday (Jan 20).

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