China Sunergy Company Limited (CSUN)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
August 30, 2012 8:00 AM ET
Elaine Li – Senior IR
Stephen Cai – CEO
Yongfei Chen – CFO
Jianhua Zhao – Chief Technology Officer
James Medvedeff – Cowen & Company
Good morning. My name is Brandy and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to China Sunergy’s Q2 2012 Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent background noise. After the speaker’s remarks, there’ll be a question-and-answer session.
Thank you, Elaine Li, Senior Investor Relations Manager. You may begin.
Thank you, operator, and welcome to China Sunergy’s second quarter 2012 earnings conference call. This is Elaine Li speaking, China Sunergy’s Senior Investor Relations Manager. We have posted a presentation for this call on our website, which we’ll be closely following and referring to during our prepared remarks.
With us today are China Sunergy’s CEO, Mr. Stephen Cai; CFO, Mr. Yongfei Chen; and CTO, Dr. Jianhua Zhao. Their photographs can be seen on the page three of the presentation. Today, before the market opened, the company issued a press release announcing our second quarter financial results and our guidance for the third quarter of 2012. This press release is also available on the Investors section of China Sunergy’s website at www.chinasunergy.com.
To start, Stephen will present overview of our second quarter results and the important developments that have taken place this year. Then our CFO, Mr. Chen, will explain financial results in more detail. Following that, Dr. Zhao will give a technology update. Stephen will close with guidance predictions. Afterwards, they will all be available to take questions.