[Message From General Manager]
The May of 1984 saw in Xiamen Special Economic Zone the establishment of China North Industries Xiamen Corporation amidst the surge of reform and opening to the outside world. Since then, ten years have passed, during which China North Industries Xiamen Corporation, under the direct leadership of the Head Office of China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO), made arduous efforts first to pioneer and then to develop a great undertaking, acting in Xiamen SEZ as an open window of China North Industries Group and a regional branch of NORINCO.
The past ten years have seen China North Industries Xiamen Corporation create a good enterprise identity,enjoy high prestige and score great successes.
At present, the corporation has in its possession not only the" NORTH MANSION", a multifunctional office building with all necessary fittings, but also 16,500 square metres of standard industrial workshops, with necessary living quarters for the workers and staff members of the corporation, in Huli Industrial District, and 6,800 square metres of warehouses near Dongdu Harbour. All this has provided very good conditions for the corporation to run its business.
The scope of business of the corporation covers the import, export and agent services of such commodities as machinery, light industrial products, optical products, electronic products, chemical products, energy implements, instruments and gauges, automobiles, motorcycles, metals and mineral products, building materials, textiles and knit goods, medicine, food, handicraft articles. The corporation has initiated Sino-foreign joint ventures and cooperative enterprises, undertaken such business as processing customer's materials, manufacturing according to buyer's samples and assembling components on commission, The corporation has also engaged in compensation trade, entrepot trade and barter trade, and tourist industry, storage and transportation business as well as business of real estate.
Over the past ten years, we have established international trade relations with fifty-five countries and regions such as the United States, Japan, Germany, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Korea and Hong Kong .In 1993, the corporation topped one hundred million U.S. dollars in its annual export value in foreign trade, with its total annual import/export trade value exceeding one hundred and thirty million U.S. dollars. While developing foreign trade, the corporation has set up ten wholly-owned subsidiary companies diectly under the corporation, such as ,EVER FORTUNE (HONG KONG ) INT 'LCO.,LTD. FUJIAN NORTH TRADING COMPANY in Fuzhou and NORTH and North GUEST HOUSE in Xiamen; eight Sino-foreign joint ventures in Xiamen, such as BEI AN KNITTING CO.LTD., and KING BRAND UMBRELLA CO. LTD.; two domestic associated enterprises, such as XMMEN SHISHAN INTERNATIONAL SHOOTING CLUB. The total annual industrial output value has exceeded one hundred and fifty million RMB Yuan, showing a very good economic benefit.
In the future, we will go on sticking to such a guiding principle as, first, taking foreign trade as the principal part of our work and, at the same time, developing a diversified economy; and, then,taking economic benefit as our central goal and paying close attention to various jobs. We will insist on such a strategy as winning successes through good quality of our products and services and expand our scope of business. We will persist in laying a solid foundation for both foreign trade business and functional management, peffecting the intemal administration of the enterprise so as to increase the economic strength of the enterprise and heighten its operational efficiency.
"Be sincere and creditable, work with all our might and strive for the first-class standard" --this is the enterprise spirit of our corporation. We will inspire all the workers and staff members to act in this spirit, adhering to the principle of sincerity and creditability, making
friends with the clients and customers the world over; to give full play to their tenacity and diligence and do a good job in everything; and to strive for constant progress and the first-class standard so as to create for China North Industries Xiamen Corporation a bright and magnificent future.
[Message From General Manager]