Huawei will pay out 2-billion renminbi ($286m) in bonuses and double almost all employees’ monthly salaries for October as a reward for helping the world’s largest telecoms equipment maker counter US sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. 

In May, the US barred the Chinese company from buying crucial semi-conductors from suppliers, including Qualcomm, and banned it from using Google’s Android operating system in its smartphones, citing worries that the group poses a national security risk.

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