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From: "Mr. Connie Chen." <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 18:36:05 +0100
Subject: Note : as our agent, you will receive ten percent (10%).
QINHUANGDAO HONGYUE PLASTIC COMPANY
Address=3A 11#Emeishan north road=2C
Qinhuangdao Economic & Technological Development Zone=2C
Qinhuangdao=2C Herbei=2C China 066004=2E
QinHuangDao HongYue plastic company is a complex company=2C which manufacture and sell professionally plastic pipe system=2E The company is specialize in producing and selling =A1=B0HONGYUE =A1=B1 brand PVC-U water supply pipes=2C pipe fittings=3B PVC-U drain pipes=2C pipe fittings=28including solid wall drain pipes=2C double layer hollow wall pipes=2C double layer
hollow wall inner spiral pipes=2C storm sewer pipes=2C etc =29=3B PVC-U fire resistance cabling conduits=2C conduit fittings=3B PP-R water supply and hot-water supply pipes and pipe fittings=3B PE pipes=2C pipes fittings=2C PE-Xa pipes=2C PE-RT pipes=3B PP-R aluminum compound pipes=2C pipe fittings=2E
All productions are insured by China PING AN insurance company=2E
The total throughput of the company is 100=2C000 tons=2E At present=2C the second period industry park of HongYue=2C100 mu is being constructed=2E The company has many branches and offices=3B the sales network extends to north=2C south=2C east and northwest of China=2E Also exported to Russia=2C Korea=2C America=2C Australia and Canada=2E We have strong technology strength=2C advanced production and strict inspection device=2C and the company has passed ISO9001 quality control
system and ISO14001 environment management system authentication=2E
As part of our ongoing expansion project we are in search of competent individuals and companies=2C who can help us establish a medium of getting to our customers in America=2C Canada=2C Europe and Australia who buy our products=2C with primary duties that include receipt of funds
Note that=2C as our agent=2C you will receive ten percent =2810%=29 of whatever amount you receive for the company and the balance will be paid into an account we will avail to you=2E If you are interested=2C I would appreciate you forwarding to us the informations below=3B
=282=29Full residential or office address=3A
You are to send these informations to us via this email address=3B
Your earliest response to this e-mail will be welcome=2E You will be sent
an e-mail notification in less than 24 hours of your reply=2E
Mr=2E Connie Chen