Hisense was founded in 1969. At present, Hisense owns two listed companies—Hisense Visual Technology(600060) and Hisense Home Appliances (000921), listed in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. And it also owns many brands including Hisense, Toshiba, Gorenje, Kelon and Ronshen. In 2019, the operating revenue of Hisense Group achieved CNY 126.863 billion with paid-in tax of CNY 8.35 billion. The total profit realized CNY 7.933 billion, representing an increase of 24.17% compared to the previous year. The overseas revenue gained CNY 46.101 billion and achieved growth of 21.10% YOY. From January to July 2020, the operating revenue of Hisense Group was CNY 69.613 billion, and the total profit was CNY 4.280 billion with paid-in tax of CNY 5.704 billion. In addition, the overseas income attained CNY 27.797 billion.
Hisense is headquartered in Qingdao, China. In the past 51 years, Hisense has always adhered to the core values of “Integrity, Innovation, Customer Focus, and Sustainability” and the development strategy of “Sound Technological Foundation and Robust Operation”. The business covers areas including multimedia, home appliances, IT intelligent information and modern service industries. With the Smart TV as the core, Hisense B2C business has always been at the forefront of the global industry. B2B industries including Intelligent Transportation, Intelligent Medical and Optical Modules have contributed half of Hisense's profits. With the home appliance sector and the technology sector complementing each other, Hisense is transforming itself from a traditional “home appliance company” to a “high-tech company”.