China’s ZTE chairman apologizes, pledges reboot after U.S. reprieve: source
HONG KONG (Reuters) – The chairman of China’s ZTE Corp (000063.SZ)(0763.HK) apologized to workers and clients on Friday after the know-how agency agreed to pay a $1 billion effective to the US to finish a crippling ban that had introduced the agency to its knees.
China’s No. 2 telecoms tools maker additionally agreed on Thursday to overtake its management in alternate for the lifting of a ban on shopping for components from U.S. suppliers.
In a memo despatched to workers, Chairman Yin Yimin apologized to purchasers, shareholders and enterprise companions and stated the agency would look to study from its errors and maintain these accountable accountable, an organization supply stated.
“This concern displays issues that exist with our agency’s compliance tradition and at administration degree,” Yin wrote, in response to the supply, including the incident was brought on by the errors of some ZTE leaders and staff.
Reporting by Sijia Jiang in HONG KONG; Writing by Adam Jourdan; Modifying by Stephen Coates