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(a Sino-foreign joint venture joint stock limited company incorporated in the People's Republic of China with limited liability)
(Stock Code: 1122)
This announcement is made by Qingling Motors Co. Ltd (the "Company", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") pursuant to Rule 13.09 of The Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Listing Rules") and the Inside Information Provisions under Part XIVA of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Chapter 571 of the Laws of Hong Kong).
Reference is made to the announcements of inside information of the Company dated 29 August 2019 and 20 December 2019 (the "Announcements"). Unless otherwise defined, terms defined in this announcement shall have the same meanings as those defined in the Announcements.
As disclosed in the Announcements, the Company has applied to the Supreme People's Court of the PRC for retrial (the "Retrial Application") of the Appeal Judgment. The PRC legal adviser of the Company received a notice from the Supreme People's Court of the PRC on 25 February 2020 regarding the acceptance of the Retrial Application. The Retrial Application has now been formally filed and the results will be reached within the three-month trial period. If the Retrial Application is approved, the Retrial Application will proceed to the retrial process.
The Company will make further announcement(s) to inform the Company's shareholders and potential investors of the significant progress of the 2015 Litigation as and when appropriate in accordance with the requirements of the Listing Rules.
Based on the opinion of the PRC legal adviser and the information currently available, the Board expects that the 2015 Litigation will have no material impact on the overall financial or operating conditions of the Group.