Ren Zhengfei has given a rare interview to the Western media, denouncing accusations that his company has been involved in spying.
Intelligence officials in many countries are concerned the company could be helping the Chinese government spy on companies, military units and government agencies.
As a resource-driven economy, Australia is not used to being at the pointy end of supply chains – and it feels as though we are managing risks and benefits of critical infrastructure on the fly.
International trade policy requires three traits to be successful and lead to mutual prosperity. Trump's is missing all three, as he showed at the G-7 summit.
Australia's willingness to include Huawei and ZTE in its 5G mobile infrastructure should be based on a rational analysis of risks. We take a look at current and past court cases brought against them.