Retail sales data, where possible I have tried to exclude petrol station sales and remove fuel price volatility – which is a measure of external circumstances rather than economic health.
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Huawei smartphones and
their role in the performance
of the parent company
Huawei’s consumer business percentage
growth over time
Huawei isn’t like other businesses. It is based around worker
participation in profits with Chinese colleagues benefiting from
profit share. It is a private company so it’s numbers don’t have
the same level of disclosure requirements as public companies.
It’s books are audited.
I went through press room disclosures and their public annual
reports to compile this chart. Percentage changes were more
interesting to me as it is a big company.
Huawei’s consumer business percentage growth over
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
% of Total group revenue YOY % iincrease in devices shipped YOY % increase in smartphones shipped YOY % increase in revenue / device
Consumer Average Revenue / Device
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140
By comparison, Techinsights estimated Bill of Materials for a 16GB iPhone 6S
Average revenue / device ($)