Since the two countries have exchanged several rounds of trade tariffs.
It comes after concerns were raised previous year in the annual report...
"Enhancing our software engineering capabilities is like replacing components on a high-speed train in motion", he wrote in a letter to MP Norman Lamb.
'It is a complicated and involved process and will take at least three to five years to see tangible results.
Following allegations made by the USA government, officials from around the world have been omitting Huawei from network infrastructures in fear of surveillance.
In Germany, Reuters said ministers have been meeting to discuss the possibility of a Huawei 5G ban after Angela Merkel earlier this week set conditions for the company's participation in the nation's new mobile network, including guarantees from the company that it would not hand over information to the Chinese government.
A hot potato: China is able to pump out mass quantities of low-cost tech products, but cellular networking equipment produced by Chinese companies is on the brink of a total ban from the United States according to administration insiders. He also reiterated that the company's products have never harmed national security of any country in the world. Approved in 2017, the law states that Chinese "organisations and citizens shall, in accordance with the law, support, cooperate with, and collaborate in national intelligence work".
Allegedly, Huawei's 5G infrastructure equipment can come with backdoors, allowing the Chinese government to spy on communications of any country using Huawei's gear.
Addressing a question from British lawmakers about whether Huawei could be compelled to assist China's government in spying on the UK, Ding said in the letter the company "has never and will never" use its equipment to assist espionage activities. "Were Huawei ever to engage in malicious behaviour, it would not go unnoticed - and it would certainly destroy our business", continues Ding.
The issue with shunning Huawei's equipment is that it's relatively cheap, so mobile carriers would probably find their 5G buildouts getting more expensive.
'For us, it is a matter of security or nothing; there is no third option.