present, Lifan has owned 12,000 employees and one
national-level technology center, successively been selected as a member of
Chinese Top 500 enterprise, and stood at the head of Top 50 private enterprises
Innovation makes Lifan continuously
In August 2004, the State Bureau of Quality and Technical
Supervision officially announced the products and enterprises which could not be
the subject to inspection in 2004, ¡°Lifan 50-200ml one cylinder gasoline engine¡±
was on the list, and as yet Lifan is the only enterprise in Chinese motorcycle
field which has won this honor. The same year, in September, Lifan motorcycle
was awarded by the State Bureau of Quality and Technical Supervision and China
Promotion Committee for Top Brand Strategy the title of honor of ¡°Chinese Top
Brand¡±. In January 2006, the state publicly proclaimed ¡°Chinese 100 most
valuable noted brands¡±, ¡°Lifan¡± ranked the 78th by a 2.1333 billion
Yuan brand, and the sixth in the vehicle business. The national-level technology
center of Lifan ranked the seventh among the automobile field in China.
In January 2006, Lifan 520 entered into the world
market synchronously, that represented that Lifan had formally marched into
vehicle industry. 2.4 billion Yuan was separately pumped in 3 times in Liana¡¯s
sedan project. Currently, the four main work lines of pressing, welding,
painting and assembling has formed, with a designing producing ability of
150,000; meanwhile a Automobile Academy was established. By the end of 2006, up
to 2007, Lifan had achieved 3807 patents at home and abroad, that number
occupied the first place in automobile field, as well among all the private
enterprise in China.
Exportation makes Lifan profit overseas.
In 1998, Lifan obtained the right to import and export. During
2006, Lifan earned US$329 million foreign exchange through exports, held 10% of
the total export quantity in Chongqing, and stand the dominant place in its
field in China. Lifan's products are widely sold to over 100 countries covering
South-East Asia, West Asia, Europe, Africa, and South America. In September
2001, Lifan motorcycles were first sold to Japan, rewriting the history that no
motorcycle export to Japan but only import from between the two. In 2003,
motorcycle, engine and some other products developed by Lifan passed EU¡¯s e-mark
accreditation, indicating that Lifan¡¯s products can enter 18 European countries
without restriction. Lifan has established motorcycle manufactory in Vietnam,
Thailand and Turkey, and Lifan sedan has been off-line in Vietnam. In August
2007, Lifan sedan will be off-line both in Egypt and Russia.
Perfect credit makes perfect reputation.
¡°Lifan would rather be betrayed than betray¡±, Lifan
always have been shooting its last bolt to offer customers both high quality
products and services, through which it build up the nice society reputation.
Lifan has been awarded the title of ¡°Creditable Enterprise¡± consecutively in
Lifan holds 129.60 million shares in Commercial Bank, 22
million shares in Guangda Bank, and its financial investment has been consumedly
paid back. Lifan does not forget to return the country and the society. Since
1992, Lifan had donated totally RMB 63.15 million Yuan to the society. Up to end
of 2006, Lifan Group has built 73 Guangcai schools, and a planning number of 100
up to 2010. In November 2005, Yin Mingshan, the board chairman of Lifan, won the
¡°China Charity Prize¡± which was jointly issued by China Ministry of Civil
Affairs and China Charity Federation, and is the one and only Chongqing
enterpriser who won this honor.
As member of National Political
Consultative Conference (NPCC), vice-chairman of the 2nd Congress of
Chongqing Political Consultative Conference (CPCC), chairman of the
3rd Chongqing Federation of Industry and Commerce, Mr. Yin Mingshan,
Board chairman of Lifan Group, had had the honor to win ¡°State Guangcai Project
Prize¡±, ¡°Contribution for prospering Chongqing Prize¡±, ¡°Outstanding Contribution
Award in 2002 National Quality Management¡±; in December 2004, Mr. Yin was
awarded title ¡°The excellent builder of socialism with Chinese characteristics¡±
by United Front Work Department of CPC Central Committee and other four
ministries and commissions.
Lifan Group is the splendid model of the development of
Chinese private economy, its growth drew attentions of the Party and state
leaders. Ying Mingshan, Chairman of Board, had the honor to be amiably received
by Hu Jingtao, Wu Bangguo, Wen Jiabao, Wu Yi, Li Peng, Zhu Rongji, etc. for
several times, Comrade Zhu Rongji praised Yin Mingshan as a ¡°successful private