Toyota Motor closed its plant in Thailand. (Nikkei Shimbun)
Canalys: India’s smartphone shipments in Q2 increased by nearly 90%, Xiaomi maintained its top position
36 Krypton learned that Canalys’ data shows that in the second quarter of this year, smartphone shipments in India increased by nearly 90% year-on-year to 32.4 million units. Xiaomi maintained its top position, shipping 9.5 million units, an increase of 77%, but its share fell by 29%. Samsung ranked second with a growth rate of 87%, reaching 5.5 million units, maintaining a market share of 17%. Vivo’s market share fell to 17%, falling to third place, with shipments of 5.4 million units, an increase of 45%. Realme shipments increased by 181% to 4.9 million units, accounting for 15% of the market. OPPO shipments increased by 69%, accounting for 12%, ranking fifth.
36Kr was informed that Goertek stated on the interactive platform that the company currently has no plan to revise the semi-annual performance forecast. The company’s production and operation are normal, and the headset business is proceeding smoothly. The company does not have a production plant layout in Zhengzhou, and the Vietnam factory is currently operating normally. In operation.
Australia launches antitrust investigations on e-commerce platforms such as Amazon and eBay
The Australian antitrust regulator announced on Thursday that it will investigate Amazon, eBay and other e-commerce platforms to ensure fairness in the industry. (Sina Finance)
Organization: The chip delivery cycle has been extended to more than 19 weeks, setting a new record
Susquehanna Financial Group’s research results show that the semiconductor order lead time in June has been lengthened to 19.3 weeks, one and a half weeks longer than in May. This record for the longest waiting time since the beginning of 2017 data is more than five weeks longer than the previous record set in 2018. (Associated Finance Press)
Jia Yueting responded to “FF listing”: FF91 will be delivered in the next year
Today, Faraday Future is officially listed on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “FFIE”. In response, Jia Yueting replied, “FF91 will be delivered in the next year or so, and he will make every effort to prepare for the delivery.” At present, he himself has come to New York to prepare for the listing ceremony of FF. (Sina Technology)
36 Krypton learned that the “2021 China Women in the Workplace Insight Report” released by Liepin shows that from the TOP10 positions with the fastest year-on-year increase in female job postings in 2020, media delivery has the fastest growth rate, with a year-on-year increase of 373.48%. Community/community operations and game operations followed closely behind, ranking second and third with growth rates of 267.08% and 250.53% respectively. The top ten companies that women pay the most attention to are taken by big companies such as Bytedance, Tencent, Meituan, and Xiaomi, among which Bytedance ranks the highest. Yuanqi Forest, Dewu, Bubble Mart, etc. also appeared in the TOP30 list.
36 Krypton learned that today, the Premier League and iQiyi formally reached a cooperation, iQiyi will become the exclusive new media broadcast platform of the English Premier League in mainland China and Macau, and will broadcast the entire four seasons of the Premier League from 2021/22 to 2024/25. All of the events.
Japan’s “MUJI” plans to open 50 stores in China every year
According to Nikkei Chinese website on July 22, the Nippon Yipin Planning Company, which operates a daily grocery store “MUJI”, said on July 21 that it will open 50 stores in China each year starting from fiscal year 2024 (as of August 2024). The speed of opening stores is twice the current rate, and an operating team responsible for China’s business will be formed to accelerate the pace of opening stores in cities with fewer stores. (interface)
Faraday will be listed on NASDAQ in the future, Evergrande Motor holds 20% of FF shares
On July 22, US time, Faraday Future (FF) will be listed on NASDAQ, and Evergrande Motor (HK.0708) holds 20% of FF shares. (Securities Times)
Zhuhai State-owned Assets Co., Ltd. terminates its shareholding in Faraday Future
A document submitted by Faraday Future to the US Securities and Exchange Commission on July 15 shows that cornerstone investors who originally planned to invest US$175 million will not buy shares in FF. The investor is “a certain tier city”. Many parties have confirmed that the city is Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province. Earlier news circulated in the market that the Zhuhai State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission coordinated Zhuhai’s state-owned enterprises Gree Group and Huafa Group to invest in FF. A person with a state-owned background stated that the aforementioned state-owned company only contacted and communicated with FF without actual action. (Caixin)
Evergrande Group: The recent pre-litigation preservation matters have reached a settlement with China Guangfa Bank
It was learned that Evergrande Group announced that China Guangfa Bank and Evergrande Group have maintained a good business relationship. Regarding the recent civil rulings on property preservation before litigation, the two parties have properly resolved the matter after full communication.
Shanghai Fudan University: intends to issue 120 million A shares at an issue price of RMB 6.23 per share
36 Krypton learned that Shanghai Fudan announced on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that after completing the initial inquiry with the inquirer on July 20, 2021, the company will issue 120 million A shares at an issue price of RMB 6.23 per A share. , The issued shares accounted for approximately 14.73% of the company’s total shares after the issuance.
Investment and Financing
36 Krypton learned that recently, Beijing Jiyinga Technology Co., Ltd., a tumor precision medicine company, announced that it has completed a Series C financing of about 750 million yuan, and the funds are currently in place. This round of financing was led by CCB International, with investors including Fortune Financial Intelligence, Jinmao Capital, GGV Jiyuan Capital, etc. This round of financing will be used to further promote the innovative R&D, registration and clinical services of GEINGA Oncology Panel genetic testing, early tumor screening and other products, as well as cooperation with innovative pharmaceutical companies in the oncology field on the collaborative development of new drugs.
Seesaw Coffee invested more than 100 million yuan in Seesaw Coffee
Recently, the specialty coffee brand Seesaw completed an A+ round of more than 100 million yuan in financing. This round was led by Hey Tea and the old shareholder Hony Pak Fook co-invested. The funds will be used for national store expansion, supply chain construction and digital construction. The combination of the two has several important points: First, this is the first investment shot announced by HiTea, and it has also entered the coffee track for the first time. Second, Seesaw Coffee has refinanced after a lapse of 4 years. In 2017, Seesaw received a 45 million Series A financing from Hony Pfaff. (Investment Network)
Investment bank Wedbush warns: Netflix is ”unwise” to enter the field of video games
U.S. streaming media company Netflix’s user growth data has stalled in recent quarters. In order to attract new members and reduce the churn rate, the company is expanding into the field of video games. But analysts at the well-known investment bank Wedbush warned that Netflix’s move was an “unwise attempt.” Wedbush analyst Pachter wrote in a research report on Wednesday: While burning money, Netflix chooses podcasts and games to expand its content supply. The cost of producing podcasts is not high, and Netflix users can consume additional content on the go. However, video games are not a low-cost area. (Associated Finance Press)
Musk: believes that modern nuclear power plants are safe and support the use of nuclear power to mine Bitcoin
Tesla CEO Musk said that he believes that modern nuclear power plants are safe and supports the use of nuclear power to mine Bitcoin. (Sina Finance)
Other important news
36 Krypton learned that today, the International Olympic Committee President Bach said at a press conference in Tokyo that this year’s Olympic Games will use Alibaba Cloud for the first time to support global broadcasting, which means that the Olympic Games will enter an important step in the digital age.
The third station of Beijing Metro will soon open a pilot convenience store
The long-awaited subway convenience store is coming soon. Today, the Beijing Metro Corporation announced that the three pilot convenience stores located in subway stations are basically ready to open and will open soon. The three convenience stores are located at Hepingli North Street on Line 5, Qingnian Road on Line 6, and Caishikou Station on Line 7. (Beijing Daily)
China Photovoltaic Industry Association: my country’s photovoltaic industry’s manufacturing output will increase in the first half of 2021
Today, Wang Bohua, Honorary Chairman of the China Photovoltaic Industry Association, said at the seminar on the development of the photovoltaic industry in the first half of 2021 and the outlook for the second half of 2021, that in the first half of 2021, the production of my country’s photovoltaic industry will increase. Among them, the output of polysilicon was 238,000 tons, a year-on-year increase of 16.1%. New entrants in the market increased, and the product quality could gradually meet the demand for N-type silicon wafers. The output of silicon wafers was 105GW, a year-on-year increase of 40.0%. Large-size silicon wafers are actively promoting slicing, and the market share of large-size silicon wafers is gradually increasing. (China Securities Journal)
Pudong: the construction of the core area of the international financial center is benchmarked against the City of London and Manhattan, New York
On the morning of July 22, the Press Office of the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government held a press conference. Weng Zuliang, secretary of the Pudong New Area District Committee, said that in all aspects of work in Pudong, we must learn from the best, compete with the strongest, and race with the fastest. The construction of the pilot free trade zone is to strive to compete with the internationally recognized free trade zone with the strongest competitiveness; the construction of the core area of the international science and technology innovation center is to strive to become an important pole of the global innovation map; the construction of the core area of the international financial center is to benchmark London finance City, Manhattan, New York; the construction of an international consumption center is to strive to become a world-class shopping paradise that everyone yearns for. (Surging)