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Since the establishment, Hiking Group has realized rapid growth of its main business: international trade by insisting on innovations of institutional mechanisms and the business management, strengthening R&D as well as the industrial support, integrating the industrial chain and transforming the pattern of growth. According to customs statistics, the accumulated import and export volume of Hiking Group has exceeded 17.5 billion US dollars since its establishment in 2002, remaining the No. 1 Shandong international trading company for five consecutive years. In 2010, the group realized total sale of 17 billion RMB, ranking No.208 among Top 500 Foreign Traders in China, No. 422 among the Top 500 Chinese Enterprises, No.11 among the Top 100 Enterprises in Qingdao respectively.
●In 2011,ranking No.208 among Top 500 Foreign Traders in China
●In 2011,ranking No. 422 among the Top 500 Chinese Enterprises
● In 2011,ranking No. 50 among the Top 100 Enterprises in Shandong
●In 2011,ranking No.11 among the Top 100 Enterprises in Qingdao
●In 2011,ranking No.129 among the Top 500 Chinese Service Industry Enterprises
●In 2011,ranking No.2 among the service industry enterprises in Qingdao
●In 2011,ranking No.100 among the Top 500 Chinese Private Enterprises
●In 2011,ranking No.2 among the private enterprises in Qingdao
The Hiking Group has realized the transformation of the Group from a single foreign trading enterprise to a diversified, international and industrial large-scale enterprises consortium in 9 years’ development. There are four key sectors at present:
The first is the main business - international trade. The Group extended its industrial chain to production, R & D, brand and marketing network, nurtured a host of industry-leading commodities with strong core competitiveness, such as hair products, textile and apparel, diamonds, woven products and aquatic products.
The second is financial investment. The Group made successful investments in many fields such as container manufacturing, financial trust, nonferrous metal, hotels and acquisition of non-performing assets etc. In May 2007, through acquisition and reorganization, the group was successfully listed in the main-board market of China, building a new platform for capital market and being the first case of Shandong foreign trade companies to be listed. Since 2010, the Group invested in such strategic emerging industries as graphite and new energies.
The third is real estate development. Over the past few years the Group has developed over 10 large and medium-sized projects with an area of nearly one million square meters in Qingdao’s downtown areas, central areas in Jiaozhou and Economic& Technological Development Zone.
The fourth is the elderly industry. Cooperating with Nissay Group, a famous listed company engaging in the elderly industry, the Group established a high-end eldercare service center in China and the first project opened to public in November 2011.
Facing new development opportunities, Hiking Group is experiencing a strategic transition towards operation model as a transnational corporation, aiming at building a century thriving company. Trade is still the group’s cornerstone business with the combination of industrial and financial business as a platform, and the group is changing from quantitative development to qualitative development on the way to an everlasting, outstanding service-oriented transnational group, featuring remarkable competitiveness, industrial leadership, brand image and goodwill of the group.