China Security & Surveillance Technology Announces Factoring Agreement With Shanghai Pudong Development Bank

SHENZHEN, China , Nov. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Security & Surveillance Technology, Inc. ("China Security", "CSST" or the "Company") (NYSE: CSR)(DIFX: CSR), a leading provider of digital surveillance technology in China , today announced...


SHENZHEN, China , Nov. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Security & Surveillance Technology, Inc. ("China Security", "CSST" or the "Company") (NYSE: CSR)(DIFX: CSR), a leading provider of digital surveillance technology in China , today announced that the Company has signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement with Shanghai Pudong Development Bank ("SPD Bank") Shenzhen Branch to obtain factoring service for its Safe City projects.

Under the terms of the agreement, beginning in 2009, SPD Bank will purchase accounts receivable related to certain Safe City projects, providing the Company with additional cash flow flexibility. The benefits for such factoring service are improving the Company's operational efficiencies, reducing accounts receivable, days sales outstanding (DSO's), and working capital requirements as well as provide the Company with an ability to accelerate its Safe City Project work.

Mr. Guoshen Tu, Chief Executive Officer of China Security commented, "We are very pleased to have the opportunity to work with a reputable organization like SPD Bank to effectively manage our cash flow needs while we continue to grow our business. The factoring financing service is a tactical addition to our existing financing options that will offer us more flexible funding solutions and provide an opportunity to aggressively take on additional Safe City project work. We are extremely pleased to have developed a unique business model to facilitate and meet local government needs. This new financing service along with our financing agreements with China Construction Bank and IBM position us well for Safe City project expansion throughout China . We look forward to this strategic partnership with SPD Bank."

About Shanghai Pudong Development Bank

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, SPDB, incorporated on January 9, 1993 with the approval of the People's Bank of China (28th, August, 1992), is a joint-stock commercial bank with its headquarters located in Shanghai . Shanghai Pudong Development Bank launched a 400 million A-share offer on September 23 on the Shanghai Stock Exchange becoming the first shareholding commercial bank to list with both central bank and China Securities Regulatory Commission's approval since the enforcement of "Commercial Bank Law" and "Securities Law." Thus the registered capital reaches RMB2.41 billion and 320 million shares of the issue were listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange on November 10, 1999 (stock code 600000). The objectives of SPDB are to provide services for the development of Pudong for the building of Shanghai into one of the international economic, financial and trade centers in the shortest possible time and to contribute to the national economic development and social progress. By the end of the year 2007, the bank's total assets reached RMB9149.80 billion, the outstanding balance of all deposits stood at RMB7634.73 billion and outstanding loans of RMB5509.88billion yuan. After-tax profits totaled RMB54.99 billion. The bank has set up 24directly subordinate branches and sub-branches in Shanghai , Beijing , Tianjing, Chongqing , Hangzhou , Nanjing , Guangzhou , Shenzhen , Kunming, Zhenzhou, Dalian , Jinan , Xian , Chengdu , Shenyang , Wuhan , Taiyuan, Changsha , Harbin , Ningbo , Suzhou, Wenzhou, Wuhu etc, with a total of 408 business network sites.

About China Security & Surveillance Technology, Inc.

Based in Shenzhen, China , China Security manufactures, distributes, installs and services security and surveillance products and systems as well as develops security and surveillance related software in China . Its customers are mainly comprised of commercial and government entities and non-profit organizations. China Security has built a diversified customer base through its extensive sales and service network that includes over 150 branch offices and distribution points throughout China . To learn more about the Company visit http://www.csst.com .

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