In 2012, Huawei was also unable to participate in Australia's $38 billion national broadband network project.
Us congressmen have regarded Huawei as a target for many years, and tensions between Washington and Chinese companies escalated in 2018. In February this year, the directors of the Central Intelligence Agency, the FBI and the national security agency testified in the U.S. Congress to warn consumers not to buy Huawei mobile phones.
In May, the Pentagon banned the sale of Huawei and ZTE mobile phones in U.S. military bases around the world. In June this year, the U.S. government wrote to Google CEO Sanda pice that the cooperative relationship between Google and Huawei in instant messaging posed a serious threat to U.S. national security and consumers.
Both Huawei and ZTE have repeatedly insisted that their consumer devices will not pose a security threat to the United States.
Although Huawei is struggling in the US market, it has achieved great success in the world. According to IDC's data, the company was the fourth largest smartphone seller in the world in 2017. According to a report by statista, in the first quarter of 2018, the company's global smartphone market share was 11.8%, a new high.