Huawei

IN the last four years Chinese tech firm, Huawei, has invested $272 million (US$40 million) in Trinidad and Tobago.

“And we will continue to invest in developing this country because we have long-term plans for T&T,” pledged Jeff Jin, Huawei’s newly appointed chief executive officer for T&T and the Eastern Caribbean.

Among those plans is Jin’s “personal goal” of T&T transforming into the ICT hub of the Eastern Caribbean.

“Why not? You already have the infrastructure,” he said.

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Express Business sat with Jin on Monday, at the Huawei’s T&T office on the Western side of the Queen’s Park Savannah, where he expanded on his focus for the T&T market and briefly discussed the recent US trade sanctions against the company.

The 41-year-old officially took up office on July 18.

He is responsible for overseeing strategic growth, development and overall operations for all of T&T and the Eastern Caribbean.

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