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US president Donald Trump is getting set to sign an executive order that could pave the way for a ban on US companies doing business with Chinese tech giant while away that's according to three right is sources US officials who say that trump is expected to sign an executive order this week stopping US phones from using telecoms gear from companies that pose a national security risk the sources said the order won't name specific companies but that it has been under consideration for more than a year the executive order would invoke the international emergency economic powers act giving the president authority to regulate calmness as a response to a national emergency and it would direct the commerce department to draw up a plan for enforcement along with other agencies Beijing responded sharply on Wednesday China's foreign ministry saying the US has been using national security as a pretext to smear Chinese companies if it happens the telecoms band would come at a touchy time for US China relations as tariff tension spike once again in a battle over what US officials called China's unfair trade practices where having a little squabble with China the trump administration believes give him a bike while way could be used to spy for Beijing the US has also been pushing its allies not to use while ways kia in five G. networks calling it quote on trustworthy but Washington's never publicly revealed any evidence for the claims and walk away now the world's third biggest smartphone maker has consistently denied the allegations