Huawei’s global sales revenue in 2019 reached CNY858.8 billion, up 19.1% year-on-year.
The company’s net profit reached CNY62.7 billion and its cash flow from operating activities topped CNY91.4 billion, up 22.4% year-on-year.
As part of a long-term, ongoing investment in technological innovation and research, Huawei invested 15.3% of its 2019 revenue or CNY131.7 billion into R&D.
Eric Xu, Huawei’s Rotating Chairman, Huawei said, “Despite enormous outside pressure, our team forged ahead with a singular focus on creating value for our customers. We worked hard to earn their respect and trust, as well as that of our partners around the globe. Business remains solid.”
In 2019, Huawei’s carrier business led the commercial rollout of 5G networks. To further commercial adoption and promote new innovation in 5G applications, the company established 5G joint innovation centers together with carriers worldwide. In 2019, sales revenue from Huawei’s carrier business reached CNY296.7 billion, up 3.8% year-on-year.
In 2019, sales revenue from Huawei’s enterprise business reached CNY89.7 billion, up 8.6% year-on-year. Globally, more than 700 cities and 228 Fortune Global 500 companies have chosen Huawei as their digital transformation partner.
Huawei’s consumer business continues to see robust growth, with a total of 240 million smartphones shipped throughout the year. The company reports further progress in developing the Seamless AI Life ecosystem across all scenarios and devices, including personal computers, tablets, wearables, and smart screens. In 2019, sales revenue from Huawei’s consumer business reached CNY467.3 billion, up 34% year-on-year.
“We need to keep enhancing the competitiveness of our products and services, promoting open innovation, and creating greater value for our customers and society at large. This is the only way we can seize the historic opportunity presented by the digital and intelligent transformation of industries, and maintain robust growth in the long run,” added Xu.