An exhibitor shows a refrigerator for cosmetics at the 4th China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 5, 2021. (Xinhua/Liu Ying)
BEIJING, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- China's home appliance industry reported steady profit growth in the first 10 months of the year, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
Profits totaled 93.62 billion yuan (14.69 billion U.S. dollars), up 1.8 percent year on year, the ministry said.
Revenues hit 1.39 trillion yuan, jumping 18.9 percent year on year during the period.
China's output of refrigerators rose 0.3 percent year on year to 74.12 million units during the 10-month period, while production of washing machines reached 69.69 million units, up 12.4 percent from a year earlier. ■