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Top seller of large household appliance globally

Top seller in refrigerator, freezer, washing machine and water heater, the 3rd top seller in air-conditioners in domestic market.

(1) Source: Euromonitor, by retail sales volume, in 2017. (2) Source: China Market Monitor Co., Ltd. ("CMM"), by retail sales volume, in 2017.


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  • 1984

    Qingdao Refrigerator General Factory, Haier's predecessor entity, is established.

  • 1989

    Qingdao Refrigerator Co., Ltd. is incorporated following the reorganisation of Qingdao Refrigerator General Factory.

  • 1993

    The Company changes its name to Qingdao Haier Refrigerator Co., Ltd. and is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

  • 2001

    The Company changes its name to Qingdao Haier Co., Ltd. after acquiring 99.95% of the air-conditioner business fro...

  • 2004

    Haier becomes the only Chinese brand listed in the World's 100 Most Influential Brands by World Brand Lab.

  • 2008

    Qingdao Haier acquires a 20.1% interest in Haier Electronics.

  • 2010

    Qingdao Haier starts two transitions: (i) from a traditional business model to the Rendanheyi Win-Win Model; and (...

  • 2011

    Haier becomes the top selling household appliances company in the world in terms of total global retail volume, ac...

  • 2013

    Qingdao Haier's first interconnected factory commences operations. Haier and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. ("...

  • 2015

    Qingdao Haier enters into a trust agreement with Haier Group, whereby assets held in Fisher & Paykel Appliances Ho...

  • 2016

    Qingdao Haier completes its acquisition of General Electric's appliances business.

  • 2018

    Qingdao Haier enters into a share purchase agreement to acquire all shares of the holding Company of Fisher & Payk...

  • 2019

    Qingdao Haier wholly acquired Candy company of Italy.          Qingdao Haier officially changed its name...



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  • 167 ¥bn Total Assets
  • 87,447 Total number of staff
  • 10 Global R&D centers
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