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The Company and basis of presentation

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The Company and basis of presentation
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2017
Organization and basis of presentation [Abstract]  
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements Disclosure [Text Block]
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The Company and basis of presentation
 
The consolidated financial statements include the financial statements of Highpower International, Inc. ("Highpower") and its 100%-owned subsidiary Hong Kong Highpower Technology Company Limited (“HKHTC”), HKHTC’s wholly-owned subsidiaries Shenzhen Highpower Technology Company Limited (“SZ Highpower”), and Icon Energy System Company Limited (“ICON”), SZ Highpower’s wholly owned subsidiary Huizhou Highpower Technology Company Limited (“HZ HTC”) and its 70%-owned subsidiary Ganzhou Highpower Technology Company Limited (“GZ Highpower”) and SZ Highpower’s and HKHTC’s jointly owned subsidiary, Springpower Technology (Shenzhen) Company Limited (“SZ Springpower”). Highpower and its direct and indirect wholly and majority owned subsidiaries are collectively referred to as the "Company".
 
Basis of presentation
 
The condensed consolidated financial statements have been prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles for interim financial informtion, the instructions to Form 10-Q and Article 8 of Regulation S-X. They do not include all of the information and notes required by generally accepted accounting principles for complete financial statements. The interim financial information should be read in conjunction with the Financial Statements and the notes thereto included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016, filed with the SEC on March 28, 2017.
 
In the opinion of management, all adjustments (which include normal recurring adjustments) necessary to present a fair presentation of the Company’s consolidated financial position as of June 30, 2017, its consolidated results of operations for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017 and cash flows for the six months ended June 30, 2017, as applicable, have been made. Operating results for the three and six months period ended June 30, 2017 are not necessarily indicative of the operating results that may be expected for the year ending December 31, 2017 or any future periods.
 
Concentrations of credit risk
 
No customer accounted for 10% or more of total sales during the three and six months ended June 30, 2017 and 2016.
 
No supplier accounted for 10% or more of the total purchase amount during the three and six months ended June 30, 2017 and 2016.
 
No customer accounted for 10% or more of the accounts receivable as of June 30, 2017 and December 31, 2016.