Economy US, China nearing deal to remove US sales ban against ZTE, say sources Updated : May 22, 2018 11:28 AM IST The deal would remove an existing U.S. order banning American firms from supplying Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE Corp. the deal could include China removing tariffs on imported U.S. agricultural products as well as buying more of them. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.