Founded in 1952 in the capacity of a state-owned enterprise and with a long history of foreign trade business for over 60 years, China National Light Industrial Products Import and Export Group Co., Ltd. ( Chinalight Group for short, formerly known as China National Light Industrial Products Import and Export Corporation ) is one of the wholly-owned subsidiaries of China General Technology (Group) Holding Co., Ltd. ( Genertec for short ), with its registered capital coming to 1.5 billion Yuan and the number of its employees reaching 1053.
Chinalight Group is involved in a wide variety of business operations, including metals, chemicals, paper & pulp, agricultural products, export trade and e-commerce, etc. Guided by the “trade & service” principle, Chinalight Group has constantly improved its service connotation and brand added-value and has served as “stabilizer” and “incubator” for its development across the board. To keep up with the times, Chinalight Group has actively seized strategic opportunities and keeps forging ahead on the road of strategic transformation, reform and innovation.
Chinalight Group has developed its business by leaps and bounds, increasing its revenue and profit respectively from less than 10 billion Yuan and 100 million Yuan in 2008 to 48.6 billion Yuan and 450 million Yuan in 2014, hitting an all-time high and accumulating valuable experiences. In 2011 and 2012, Chinalight Group ranked among Top 500 Enterprises of China in two years running and stands in the forefront of Top 100 Service Enterprises of China. Besides, Chinalight Group has won “ Genertec Award for Contribution to Transformation and Upgrading ” in years running, as well as a series of honorary titles conferred by the State, SASAC ( State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission ) and Genertec, such as “National Model Home of Workers”, “Demonstration Central Enterprise for Corporate Culture”, “Advanced Central Enterprise”, “Capital Civilization Unit” and “National Civilization Unit”, etc. In 2016, Chinalight Group was awarded the honorary title of “Red-Banner Unit for National Model Home of Workers”.