History In China

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ORIX establishes ORIX (China) Industrial Holdings Limited as an integrated management platform for business operations in mainland China


ORIX has developed a comprehensive business development plan for Greater China and ORIX (China) Investment Co., Ltd. has set up its China headquarters to step up its efforts to develop its business in Greater China.


ORIX and the China Railway Materials Corporation (CRMC) established China Railway Leasing Company Limited (CRLC), China's first professional railway finance leasing company. In the same year, ORIX and China Science and Technology Holdings, a subsidiary of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), established the joint venture Dongfang Zhongke Integrated Technology Co. The company has grown into a leading integrated service provider in the field of electronic test and measurement in China.


ORIX China Corporation established


ORIX Rental (Tianjin) Corporation Established


ORIX Taiwan Corporation established


China Eastern Leasing Company Limited, the first financial leasing company in China, was officially established in Beijing.


At the beginning of the reform and opening up, former Vice President Rong Yiren founded CITIC and decided to introduce financial leasing, eventually settling on a partnership with Japan's largest financial leasing company, Orient Leasing Corporation (the predecessor of ORIX Group).


ORIX Group was one of the first foreign companies to enter China, establishing its first overseas company, ORIX (Asia) Limited, in Hong Kong in 1971.