Trina Solar's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 21, 2012, 08:04 am ET


Thomas Young - VP, Investor Relations

Jifan Gao - Chairman & CEO

Terry Wang - CFO

Gary Yu - SVP, Operations


Rob Stone - Cohen & Company

Kelly Dougherty - Macquarie

Brandon Heiken - Credit Suisse

Amir Rozwadowski - Barclays Capital

Vishal Shah - Deutsche Bank

Aaron Chew - Maxim Group

Pranab Sarmah - Daiwa Capital Markets

Sanjay Shrestha - Lazard Capital

Mark Bachman - Avian Securities

Timothy Lam - Citigroup



Good morning, my name is Melissa and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Trina Solar second quarter 2012 earnings conference call. All lines have been placed on-mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers remarks there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) Thank you.

Mr. Thomas Young, Vice President of Investor Relations, you may begin your conference.

Thomas Young

Okay, thank you, operator; good-day to all and welcome to Trina Solar’s second quarter 2012 earnings conference call. This is Thomas Young, VP of Investor Relations. With us today are Trina Solar’s Chairman and CEO Jifan Gao; Chief Financial Officer, Terry Wang; and Senior Vice President of Operations, Gary Yu.

Before I turn the call over to Mr. Gao, may I remind our listener that in this call management’s prepared remarks contain forward-looking statements which are subject to risks and uncertainties and management may make additional forward-looking statements in response to your questions. Therefore, the company claims the protection of the Safe Harbor for forward-looking statements that is contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

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