SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Meten EdtechX Education Group Ltd. (Nasdaq: METX) ("Meten EdtechX" or the "Company"), one of the leading omnichannel English language training ("ELT") service providers in China, today announced that the Company is striving to explore corporate training market and increase its market presence.
From January to July of 2021, the Company's gross billing of corporate training business increased by 107% compared with the same period last year. Compared with the same period last year, the number of corporate employees served has reached 4,000, an increase of 53% ,and the number of enterprise customers served increased by 60%. The customer renewal rate reached 90% and customer and student satisfaction rate was over 95%.
The Company's corporate training program provides a one-stop English training solution for corporate clients, including some of China's top 500 companies, well-known Sino-foreign joint ventures, and State agencies. The main industries represented by the clients are logistics, aviation, finance, and healthcare. The Company has made significant progress in acquiring corporate clients, particularly well-known corporate clients across China, such as PetroChina Company Limited, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, State Intellectual Property Office, Great Wall Motors, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, Light Beam Motors, and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.
As globalization continues to evolve, an increasing number of companies have set to cultivate interdisciplinary talents with English and professional skills to improve their employees' all-round English skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, thereby broadening their minds to other cultures, improving cross-cultural communication skills, and enhancing professionalism.
In the past 15 years, Likeshuo has been tested by the market and has developed a stong brand reputation and acquired a deep knowledge of the industry. Following the recent changes in the PRC laws and regulations on private K-12 education, the Company is dedicated to adopting a blue ocean strategy in corporate training in order to create new demand and further differentiate itself in this competitive market.
About Meten EdtechX
Meten EdtechX is one of the leading ELT service providers in China, delivering English language and skills training for Chinese students and professionals. Through a sophisticated digital platform and a nationwide network of learning centers, the Company provides its services under three industry-leading brands: Meten (adult and junior ELT services), ABC (primarily junior ELT services) and Likeshuo (online ELT). The Company offers superior teaching quality and student satisfaction, served by cutting edge technology deployed across its business, including AI-driven centralized teaching and management systems that record and analyze learning processes in real time.
The Company is committed to improving the overall English language competence of the Chinese population to keep abreast of the rapid development of globalization. Its experienced management is focused on further developing its digital platform and expanding its network of learning centers to deliver a continually evolving service offerings to a growing number of students across China.
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