SORL Auto Parts Receives Tax Refund
30th September, 2009
SORL Auto Parts, Inc. ("SORL" or "The Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of commercial vehicle air brake valves as well as related auto parts in China, announced today that the Company's subsidiary, Ruili Group Ruian Auto Parts Co., Ltd. ("Ruian Auto Parts"), has received its anticipated tax refund of approximately $744,000 (RMB 5.1 million) for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008.
In accordance with the Income Tax Law of the People's Republic of China on Foreign-invested Enterprises and Foreign Enterprises, the Joint Venture of Ruian Auto Parts is eligible for additional preferential tax treatment. For the years 2007 and 2008, the Joint Venture was entitled to an income tax exemption on all pre-tax income generated by the company above its pre-tax income generated in the fiscal year ended December 31, 2006. Thereafter, the Joint Venture will enjoy a 50% exemption from the applicable income tax rate of 25% on any pre-tax income above its 2006 pre-tax income, to be recognized in the years 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Xiaoping Zhang, SORL Auto Parts' CEO and Chairman, said, "We are pleased to benefit from this tax exemption program. As we reinvest the savings into our growth strategy, the tax savings for this year, as well as those that will be recognized in the next two years will enable us to maintain our leading position in China's auto parts industry and continue to gain momentum for our future growth, strengthen our technological innovations and build shareholder value."
About SORL Auto Parts, Inc.
As China's leading manufacturer and distributor of automotive air brake valves, SORL Auto Parts, Inc. ranks first in market share in the segment for commercial vehicles weighing more than three tons, such as trucks and buses. The Company distributes products both within China and internationally under the SORL trademark. SORL ranks among the top 100 auto component suppliers in China, with a product range that includes 40 types of air brake valves and over 1000 different specifications. The Company has four authorized international sales centers in Australia, United Arab Emirates, India, and the United States, with additional offices slated to open in other locations in the near future.
Manufacturer - Vehicle - Valves