According to Euromonitor, the London-based global market research company, Haier is the number one brand of connected air conditioners (including smart air conditioners) in the world, with a market share of 23.6% in terms of volume sales in 2016. This is the first time that a search is made about this sector and Euromonitor involved 30 brands in 46 countries and regions in the world. The results show that the sales volume of global connected air-conditioners, including intelligent air-conditioners, reached its highest level in 2016; and the compound annual growth rate of connected air-conditioners (including smart air conditioners) from 2013 to 2016 registered 62%. The sales volume of connected air-conditioners in China accounted for 73% of that total, making China the largest market for connected air-conditioners in the world. In 2016, Haier’s connected air-conditioners were exported to 32 countries and regions, such as the United States, Italy, France, Russia and India over the past two years.