Green Diamond opens factory in Zhongshan
The Icelandic company Green Diamond, specialising in shoe sole production, incorporating industrial diamonds in their design has for some time been preparing the opening of a new factory in Zhongshan. Ambassador Gunnarsson, acompanied by Pétur Yang Li Embassy trade representative, went to Zhongshan on 26 April to formally open the new facilities along with CEO Óskar Jónsson and Vice Mayor Feng Yurong . He also had talks with municipal authorities and vice Mayor Han Ze Sheng on future cooperation.
The Green Diamond shoe sole factory is the first Icelandic wholly owned industrial production plant in China, although about twenty Icelandic companies are now established in the country in fields of activity as diverse as shipping, aviation, computer games, prosthetic devices, food production, fisheries, geothermal energy etc.