Some people describe financial leasing as follows: "Renting chickens to lay eggs, selling eggs to rent, and earning laying hens." The lessee does not need to immediately pay the full price of the required machinery and equipment, and can use the profits generated from the leased property to pay the rent. This financing model has become the second financing channel in the United States after bank credit.
As an imported product, financial leasing has developed rapidly in China in recent years, and many listed companies have also become supporters. Recently, a survey showed that in the second quarter of 2016, the prosperity index of China's financial leasing industry was 53%. This quarter, the prosperity index rose above the 50% decline line, reflecting the warm trend of the entire industry's development.
Financial leasing is also quite useful for professional port enterprises. In addition to revitalizing funds and enhancing corporate vitality, there is still room to adjust profits and offset value-added tax... In recent years, financing leasing enterprises established by ports such as Shanggang Group Finance Leasing Co., Ltd. (Shanggang Leasing) and Qingdao Port International Finance Leasing Co., Ltd. (Qingdao Port Leasing) have emerged one after another.
Port enterprises pile up to ride the financing leasing express
Financial leasing business belongs to the "sunrise industry" in China, with huge development potential. Participating in port enterprises is also a demand for port transformation and development, and can be regarded as a new economic growth point for expanding external operations.
The establishment of Shanggang Leasing and its stake in Shanghai Bank by Shanggang Group can be regarded as a model for diversifying main business risks in the investment finance field. On January 13, 2015, Shanggang Leasing, established by Shanggang Group, was registered and established in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone with a registered capital of 200 million yuan. On April 17 of the same year, Shanggang Leasing and Zhonggu Shipping signed a strategic framework agreement for ship financing, hoping to expand cooperation between the port and liner companies.
Chen Xuyuan, Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairman of Shanggang Group, once pointed out that the establishment of Shanggang Financial Leasing Company marks a significant step towards the transformation and development of Shanggang Group, "We have always been committed to becoming a global terminal operator. Our goal is not only to be the port with the highest throughput, but also to be a port of technology, a port that combines finance and logistics, and a port that can provide customers with the whole supply chain services. China's economy has entered the New Normal, and Shanghai Port Group must find a path suitable for future development. By establishing a financial leasing company, we want to The aviation industry has shown our determination to take great strides towards a new path of port development Last year's annual report of Shanggang Group showed that its positive performance was closely related to investments in Shanggang Leasing, Shanghai Bank, and others.