PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron poured cold water on the idea of implementing protectionist measures against technology companies like Huawei restrictions, but (are) completely focused on what has to do with this national security, nothing more. "
" There is no overprotectionism towards the big global technology companies because we need them to fertilize. In our ecosystem we want to become stronger and stronger and create maximum jobs. However, he added: "On some issues, we have restrictions that are not aimed at Huawei, but our national security and our sovereignty for critically valid reasons. "
The US has been arguing with China in an intense trade dispute that has spread to the tech world, and President Donald Trump, who claims the country's trade practices are unfair, declared a national emergency on Wednesday over the threat to the US Technology and added Huawei to a list of companies that make it harder to do business with US companies.
France has been trying to curb the tax practices of technology giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon and levy a 3% charge to propose the domestic revenue of such enterprises.