U.S. will lift sales ban order against China's ZTE: WSJ

A ZTE smart phone is pictured in this illustration taken April 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/Illustration

BEIJING (Reuters) - The U.S. government will lift an order banning U.S. companies from selling components and software to China's ZTE Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported on its Chinese microblog account, citing unnamed sources.

The paper, on its official Weibo account, said ZTE will also be required to make significant changes to its management and board as part of the agreement.

(Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)