Arising from the great dream of Academician Yuan Longping, Yuan Long Ping High-Tech Agriculture Co., Ltd. (referred to as “Long Ping High-Tech”) was officially established in Changsha, Hunan Province in 1999, and Academician Yuan undertook honorary chairman of the company. Under the guidance of the spirit of Academician Yuan, Long Ping High-Tech has inherited dream, adhered to innovation and developed rapidly, and it has been ranked the first in “Chinese seed industry credit star enterprises” for many years, known as “the first brand in Chinese seed industry”.
As a high-tech modern seed industry group, the development direction of Long Ping High-Tech highly accords with the national development strategy of “emphasize agriculture and consolidate foundation”; the company takes “promote the progress of seed industry to benefit people of the world” as the mission, takes “an excellent seed industry company in the world, which devotes to providing clients with comprehensive agricultural service solutions” as the corporate vision, and is committed to making unremitting efforts for the dream of Chinese seed industry rising in the world.
In January 2016, CITIC Group became the largest shareholder of Long Ping High-Tech through its three subsidiaries. As the main responsible person for the post-investment management of Long Ping High-Tech Project, CITIC Agriculture participated in the major management work such as the formulation of Long Ping High-Tech Strategic Plan, the support of government relations, and the improvement of corporate governance. It also helped Long Ping High-Tech integrate domestic seed industry, expand overseas markets, and strive for national policies. In 2017, Long Ping High-Tech has become one of the TOP 10 seed companies in the world.