Huawei's revenue by region 2012-2018

In 2018, as a leading smartphone manufacturer internationally, Huawei generated a revenue of about 372.16 billion yuan in China.  

Background of huawei

   According to the official website, Huawei is a Chinese multinational technology company, which mainly includes telecommunication services and equipment with smartphones being one of the company’s most popular products sold worldwide. The headquarters is located in Shenzhen, the major technological advancement hub in China. In the last few years, Huawei has transformed their business focus from carrier network to technological innovations, where they earned almost 350 billion yuan. By comparison, as a carrier network they earned almost 300 billion yuan from the carrier network business . Since 2012, the spending on research and development of Huawei has tripled from almost 30 billion yuan to over 100 billion yuan, only slightly less than the selling and administrative expenses in the company.

Huawei in the world

  Nowadays, Huawei’s brand recognition has been improved significantly; most people in the world are aware of the brand. Huawei’s smartphones have been introduced to various key markets in the rest of the world. In the first quarter of 2012, the smartphone shipments of Huawei only accounted for around three percent globally, and after years of work, the market share of Huawei has reached over 17 percent. The global shipments of Huawei products has doubled in the past three years, from slightly over 107 million units in 2015 to 200 million units in 2018.

Huawei's revenue by geographical region from 2012 to 2018

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Release date

March 2019



Survey time period

2012 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Note: 1 yuan is equal to about 0.15 U.S. dollars and 0.13 euros (as of July 2019).

Figures have been rounded.
Figures for 2017 was restated in 2018 report.

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