Golden America, New York, 28th June, 1999

So far 80 countries have been awarded the Golden America Prize, which represents top quality. This prize is the recognition one's committment to quality in the light of model CC 100.

The Golden America for Quality Congress has called together companies, that have become the centre of the business world, from 49 countries in the conference room of Grand Hyatt to recognize their persistence in quality and excellence. Guo Shi (Fujian) Footwear Co. was awarded the Golden America for Quality Prize, which was received by two representatives of the company, Guo Jia Di, manager, and Xu Li Mei, deputy manager. The prize was given by Jose E. Prietotol, president of B.I.D.

Guoshi (Fujian) Footwear Plc. has been awarded several prizes in recent years, among others:

• Best Foreign Investment Company in China

At the same time the Fujian Company Office has announced the company the sports footwear technological centre of the villages and towns of Fujian County in China.