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Huawei CEO Fights Back Over Trust in China's Tech Companies

  • U.S. at forefront of governments voicing security concerns
  • Global tech value chain includes China: Huawei CEO Ken Hu
Ken Hu
Ken HuPhotographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Concerns about the security of Huawei Technologies Co.’s handsets and network equipment are "groundless" and are part of a broader unfair view that Chinese companies can’t be trusted, Chief Executive Officer Ken Hu said.

The U.S. relationship with Huawei has been fraught. Carrier Verizon Communications Inc. last month dropped plans to sell Huawei phones under pressure from the U.S. government, according to people familiar with the matter.