The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro , recalled on Monday that in 2009, with the support of the Chinese company ZTE, Vtelca Factory, a mixed company responsible for assembling cell phones and tablets in the country , was inaugurated .
“Today marks the 10th anniversary of the inauguration of the Vtelca Factory with the support of ZTE China. Thanks to this alliance promoted by Comandante Chávez, cellular equipment and tablets of diverse capacity have been assembled for the people, especially for the student sector “, wrote the National President on the social network Twitter.
On February 18, 2009, the commander Hugo Chávez at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas announced the inauguration of Vtelca, after 10 years with the support of the ZTE company, in the framework of the signing of 12 bilateral agreements between Venezuela and the People’s Republic of China
Vtelca is located in the industrial free zone of Paraguaná, Falcón state. It is dedicated to assembling electronic equipment such as cell phones and tablets of high levels of quality and price.
Vtelca is a mixed company that has 84.3% of state capital financed through the Small and Medium Industries Corporation of Venezuela (Corpivensa) and 15.7% of investment of ZTE HK Limited.
The birth of Vtelca has an important regional connotation for Venezuela in its technological independence.
Translated by JRE/EF