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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2015
Nov. 16, 2015
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2015  
Entity Registrant Name Highpower International, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001368308  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   15,101,679
Trading Symbol HPJ