Huawei likely to receive planning permission to build $494.24 mln facility in UK

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei Technologies Ltd is expected to receive planning permission this week to build a 400-million-pound ($494.24-million) research and development centre in Britain’s Sawston village, The Times newspaper reported on Sunday.

The facility, 7 miles (11 km) from Cambridge, will be built for researching and developing chips for use in broadband, according to the report.

The South Cambridgeshire District Council has been advised to approve the company’s application in full, the newspaper reported.

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