Simon Lacey, Huawei's vice president for global government affairs, said national security should not be used to "disguise or justify protectionism." but he did not mention specific cases.
Laixi told the committee that it would be better to incorporate it into the WTO rules for the exception of free trade. Related companies can use the WTO dispute settlement procedure to prevent "public policy exceptions". At present, such exceptions are used as "the right name for international trade."
In a document to be submitted, HUAWEI said: "the government will intervene in the digital economy in a variety of ways, including direct and indirect ways, so as to achieve a very wide range of policy objectives. In most cases, these goals are fully legitimate and praiseworthy. "
Over the years, HUAWEI has been in a bad situation in Australia and the United States. In 2012, HUAWEI was banned from bidding for Australia's national broadband network. In the near future, the Australian government has intervened in an submarine optical cable project. In this project, HUAWEI is responsible for building a network connection with the Solomon islands.
In the United States, the Senate is considering whether ZTE and HUAWEI should be excluded from the US government contract.