We were formed as a joint stock company pursuant to the PRC company law on
June 30, 2003 under the corporate name of [[Image Removed: LOGO]] in connection
with the restructuring.
Our principal executive offices are located at 16 Financial Street, Xicheng
District, Beijing 100033, China. Our telephone number is (86-10) 6363-3333. Our
website address is www.e-chinalife.com. The information on our website is not a
part of this annual report. We have appointed CT Corporation System at 111
Eighth Avenue, New York, New York 10011 as our agent for service of process in
the United States.
Upon the approval of the State Council and the CIRC, we were formed on June 30,
2003 as a joint stock company in connection with the restructuring by CLIC, our