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"419" Scam – Advance Fee / Fake Lottery Scam

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From: Mr.Star.Li < >
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 03:25:18 +0800
Subject: Search joint venture partners of Chain auto Assembly Plant.;;

Dear Sir or Madam How are you !
this is Mr.Star.Li/Project Managerfrom China-big S&T Group Co.,ltd.We are Searching joint Venture partners of Chain auto Assembly Plant project
About us:
We are an automotive manufacturer and investor from China and our mission is to focus on investing in overseas vehicle assembly projects.Our investments include capital and automotive manufacturing technology, brands,key equipment,complete sets of auto parts, and credit support.The company is joint holding enterprise jointly invested by China automotive industry corporation and international financial capital.The Chinese government has proposed a "One Belt And One Road" plan.We Chinese car manufacturers and financial capital also want to "go global".While helping other developing countries to industrialize, we also recognize our value in achieving true mutual benefit.
If you are interested in more information about the project, we would like to provide a detailed solution.Our chain car assembly plants can provide KD products including: cars, truck series, pickup trucks, suvs and truck /MPV, new energy bus series In fact, we have built a number of automotive chain assembly plants,including: Syria, Ghana, Nigeria, Pakistan, Mongolia Bangladesh, Brazil;Our cooperation is built on a win-win basis.
Our cooperation methods:
1 Joint venture model, as China partner, invest key equipment/ technology supports(factory design/automobile manufacturing technology/worker training/ Help localize parts manufacturing etc.) and financial support..Conditions for joint venture cooperation In order to arouse the enthusiasm of your local governments and partners,
China does not control the share.We prefer to cooperate with capitalists with overseas education background,and experienced industrialists are more suitable for this project.Our cooperation principle is "common development and win-win".We do not accept the cooperation model of "landlord and rent collection".
2, Technology investment mode, turnkey mode, or agreement cooperation mode
We have specific requirements for the partners of the joint venture:
1£¬Workshop: the workshop area is more than 5,000-8,000 square meters, and the land area is more than 15,000-25,000 square meters.,
2£¬capital : with certain economic strength, the investment capacity must exceed 2 million dollars.(excluding land and plant value)
3£¬Market channels: automobile sales channels (sales network),
4£¬Your country Nice Import tariff policy: Your country import tariff policy very important, gap of import tariff between auto spare part CKD (completely knocked down) term and CBU (complete built unit) shall be over 25-35%; If you are interested in this project,
If you are interested in this project,We will discuss the detail arrangements for the joint venture.If you have any good Suggestions, please feel free to tell us! if you like know more message£¬ please you visit our website:;;;
More Explain, Automotive manufacturing projects are capital & Technology Intensive,and our joint venture partners must have some economic strength. If you do not have such Capital,you are not strong boss,Can you also recommend potential joint venture partners with strength to participate in our joint project.
If you promote & make joint venture automobile plant project succeed, you can take 1% of the shares from the joint venture auto plant,and at the same time,you can get
a job opportunity in the joint venture plant.Maybe it will change your life.this is three Win-Win-Win cooperation.
Best regard !
Reply 3 Email at;; Mr.Star.Li( Project manager of oversea market investment & development Dept.and Group directors) China Big S&T DEV(Group)Co.,Ltd; Our Group Main shareholders and strategic joint venture partners:
ZHZ investor Group;FD Auto£»Weichai Auto£»ZEV bus£»GX auto group£»SF auto Group£»DY Auto£»LFautoGroup; changyue EV ; CRRC corporation of China; and China Risk investment Group
List of our oversea chain auto assembly plant by Holding or taking a share project:
1,Syria A&B auto plant;2,Ghana MKC Auto Co.,Ltd; 3,Angola ATJ JinBei Auto Co.,Ltd; 4, Eastern Africa Vehicle Co.,Ltd; 5,Pakistan Topsun auto plant; 6,Middle africa motor Ltd;8,East africa bus plant; 9, Brazil Motors Co.,Ltd; Tel:+86-23-67635049-606; mobile:+86-18602364023(Whatsapp or Wechat);QQ.151418895 :

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