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Tinno Mobile was invited to a business communication with the French ambassador in China

2018.02.12

 

    On February 1st, 2018, invited by the commercial department of the French Consulate General in Guangzhou, the VP of Tinno Mobile Ms. Evelyn Deng had a dinner meeting with MR. Jean-Maurice RIPERT, the French ambassador in China and his wife. There are two representatives from other enterprises attended the dinner meeting, one of them is on behalf of the leader of new energy vehicles—BYD.

 (Third from left: Mr. Jean-Maurice RIPERT, Ambassador of France to China;
First from right: The French ambassadress, Jean-maurice RIPERT's wife;
Second from right: Ms. Zhou Lijun, Consul General of France in Guangzhou;
Third from right: Tinno Mobile Deputy VP Evelyn Deng)

    As early as 2011, Tinno Mobile has begun to invest in France to set up a joint-venture subsidiary named Wiko SAS, specialized in selling of mobile phone product and operating of Wiko brand. After several years of development, Wiko has become a familiar brand name for young people in France, and is deeply loved by French and even the European consumers. The Wiko brand has ranked second in the French Open market for four consecutive years since 2014, according to GfK, an international investigative agency, and Wiko is a leader in other European markets, ranking fourth in Italy, Belgium and Portugal and fifth in Spain and Germany.
    The French ambassador is very concerned about the investment of Wiko in France, and also paying close attention to the development of Wiko brand in the future. He said he would continue to support the Wiko brand, hoping that this born in France brand can carry forward and flourish better and better.
     During the dinner, they also discussed and exchanged in-depth discussions on the influence of“the Belt and Road”policies on the private enterprises. This business exchange activity left a deep impression on us, but also let the company has a more determined confidence for the future development in France.