Huawei has published its financial results for the year 2019
Today Huawei published a report on the financial results for the year 2019, evidence of high efficiency of its activities. Income from global sales of Huawei in 2019 amounted to 858,8 billion yuan (121 billion U.S. dollars), which is 19.1% more compared to the same period last year.
Net profit amounted to 62.7 billion yuan (8.8 billion U.S. dollars). Cash flow from operating activities reached 91,4 billion yuan (12.8 billion U.S. dollars), an increase of 22.4% compared to last year. Under the long-term and sustained investment in technological innovation and research, Huawei has invested 15.3% of income in 2019 — of 131.7 billion yuan (18.6 billion U.S. dollars) in research activities. The total cost of the research and development of Huawei over the past decade, more than 600 billion yuan (84.6 billion US dollars).
«2019, it has become an extraordinary year for Huawei, — said Eric Xu (Eric Xu), Deputy Chairman of Huawei. — Despite external pressure, our team have made significant progress, focusing on creating benefits and value for our clients. We have worked hard to earn their respect and trust, and the trust our partners around the world. Our business remains stable».
In 2019, the division of Huawei Carrier Network Business Group commercial deployment of 5G networks. For further commercial applications and innovation in the field of 5G, the company, together with operators around the world founded the 5G joint innovation centers. Huawei RuralStar for base stations can effectively solve the coverage problem in remote areas. They are used in more than 50 countries and regions, providing mobile Internet more than 40 million people living in remote areas. In 2019, the revenue division of Huawei Carrier Network Business Group made up 296,7 billion yuan (41.8 billion U.S. dollars), which is 3.8% more compared to the same period last year.
A division of Huawei Enterprise Business Group continues to support clients of various industries on the way of digitalization, helping to lay the Foundation for the development of the digital world. More than 700 cities and 228 of the companies listed in the Fortune Global 500 around the world have chosen Huawei as a partner for digital transformation. In 2019, Huawei announced a strategy in the field of computing to promote intellectual world. Within its framework, the company launched the world’s fastest AI Ascend the processor 910 and cluster for learning artificial intelligence Atlas 900. In 2019, the revenue from sales of units of the Huawei Enterprise Business Group amounted to 89,7 billion yuan (12.6 billion U.S. dollars), which is 8.6% more compared to last year.
Unit consumer technology Huawei Sopima Business Group continues to show steady growth. Shipments of smartphones over the past year as a whole amounted to 240 million units. The company will continue to develop a comprehensive ecosystem of artificial intelligence for all usage scenarios and devices, in particular PCs, tablets, wearable gadgets and smart screens. In 2019, the revenue from sales of units Huawei Sopima Business Group has made 467,3 billion yuan (65.9 billion U.S. dollars), exceeding by 34% the figures for the previous year.
«External conditions and global economic situation will only continue to increase in the future — added Eric Xu. We must continue to strengthen the competitiveness of our products and services, to promote open innovation, create more value and benefits for our customers and society as a whole. This is the only way to seize the historic opportunities in the era of digital and intellectual transformation industries, and to support sustainable growth in the long term.»
All financial results for Huawei 2019 audited by KPMG, an independent international audit company Big four. To download financial report of the company Huawei in 2019, please visit the link: https://www.huawei.com/en/press-events/annual-report/2019