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Fred Qian
General Manager - Shanghai Technology and Service Center of AMT

A graduate of Tong Ji University in Shanghai, Mr. Qian holds both a BS and Master’s Degree in mechanical manufacturing technology. With nearly 30 years of industry experience, he has been involved with vocational education, project management, machine tool sales, trade associations, sales management, and marketing strategies. Over the years he has worked for several machine tool companies in various sales, marketing, and management capacities. Employment has included Cosa Liebermann, Giddings & Lewis, IPC International, Thunder Precision Machinery, and ANCA Machine Tools. He has joined in AMT Shanghai Tech Center by middle of April 2019.

A graduate of Tong Ji University in Shanghai, Mr. Qian holds both a BS and Master’s Degree in mechanical manufacturing technology. With nearly 30 years of industry experience, he has been involved with vocational education, project management, machine tool sales, trade associations, sales management, and marketing strategies. Over the years he has worked for several machine tool companies in various sales, marketing, and management capacities. Employment has included Cosa Liebermann, Giddings & Lewis, IPC International, Thunder Precision Machinery, and ANCA Machine Tools. He has joined in AMT Shanghai Tech Center by middle of April 2019.

Posts by Fred Qian
International
By Fred QianJun 07, 2021

International News From the Field: China

China’s traditional auto production numbers remain impressive while the EV stats are eye-opening. Even well-known home appliance companies are getting in the game to become tier-one EV suppliers. Construction machinery sales grow thanks to ...

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International
By Fred QianMay 10, 2021

International News From the Field: China

With a forecasted 8.1% GDP growth for 2021, China saw the first quarter GDP jump 18% YOY due to the low base of 2020. The manufacturing PMI has remained above 50 for more than a year and is expected to stay that way....

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International
By Fred QianMar 15, 2021

International News From the Field: China

In 2020, a year full of challenges, China’s GDP grew 2.3% and is expected to expand 6% in 2021. This year is off to an impressive start with auto production growing leaps and bounds. New energy vehicles (NEV), particularly EVs, showed a 286% YOY increase.

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International
By Fred QianFeb 15, 2021

International News From the Field: China

As China takes a break this week to celebrate the new Year of the Ox, the news for the automotive sector, particularly new energy vehicles, continues to be overwhelmingly positive. The same can be said for construction equipment, as infrastructure...

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International
By Fred QianJan 18, 2021

International News From the Field: China

This week’s submission focuses entirely on new energy vehicles (NEVs), notably EVs, and the remarkable growth, investments, and projections for this vertical industry in China. In November 2020, China produced 198,000 units of NEVs, the highest in...

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International
By Fred QianDec 11, 2020

Int’l News from the Field: China

China continues its extraordinary manufacturing growth despite the challenges of 2020. The PMI has remained above 50 for nine consecutive months. SAIC and BYD, two of China’s automotive manufacturers, are well ahead of 2019 sales. FDI into China...

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International
By Fred QianNov 13, 2020

International News from the Field: China

China continues to lead the world with its pandemic recovery and manufacturing performance. The PMI is still above 50 which now makes it eight consecutive months. The GDP has moved back into positive growth, a major milestone. Several more in-person...

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International
By Fred QianOct 16, 2020

International News From the Field: China

China has nearly completed its transition back to a pre-pandemic state of affairs. The manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) was 51.5 for September and has now been above 50 for seven consecutive months. The GDP for the first half of the year...

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International
By Fred QianSep 18, 2020

International News From the Field: China

As China returns to a pre-pandemic state of affairs, manufacturing is back in full bloom. Infrastructure and regional development plans are attracting major investment and bode well for the OEMs that supply the necessary equipment and materials...

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