The Haier, the better

How many Chinese brands do you know? Well, chances are you’ve heard about Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s PC division, but apart from that there are few other known examples in our part of the globe. Considering that China is expected to become the world’s largest exporter in 2010, maybe it’s time you learn some of China’s top brands, according to Financial Times (via the Globalist).

1. Haier (electronics)
2. Lenovo (computers)
3. China Mobile (cell phones)
4. Tsingtao Brewery (brewing)
5. Ping An (financial)
6. Bank of China (banking)
7. CCTV (television)
8. Air China (airlines)
9. Huawei (telecommunications)
10. (internet)