Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies flagged record profits for 2019 on Tuesday, despite a tumultuous year that has seen the U.S. and its allies blacklist the firm.
“Despite concerted efforts by theIn 2018, Huawei’s annual revenue grew 19.5 per cent. U.S. government to keep us down, we’ve made it out the other side and continue to create value for our customers,” said rotating chairman Eric Xu is a New Year message pushed across Huawei’s social media accounts.
Mr Xu said that Huawei sales revenue will top 850 billion yuan in 2019 ($122 billion), representing a year-on-year increase of roughly 18 per cent.
“These figures are lower than our initial projections,” Mr Xu admitted, adding that they “stand strong in the face of adversity.”