Chinese surveillance camera and facial recognition technology company Hikvision will follow Huawei onto Trump Administration's security blacklist within weeks, according to a New York Times report - a move that could put heat on local Hikvision customers such as the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment (MBIE) and Auckland Transport.

The blacklist stops US technology companies supplying banned Chinese companies with components.

The blacklist is driven by Donald Trump, but Democrats in the House of Representatives and Senate had already moved against the controversial Hikvision.

Congress also included a provision in its 2019 military spending authorisation bill that banned federal

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