CHINA UNICOM 6-K 2005
1934 Act Registration No. 1-15028
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Issuer
For the Month of March, 2005
China Unicom Limited
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
75 Floor, The Center,
(Address of principal executive offices)
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The Annual Results Announcement of the Company, constituting Exhibits 1.1 to this Form 6-K, contain forward-looking statements that are, by their nature, subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, the Companys operating strategy and future plans; its future business condition and financial results; its abilities to expand network capacity and increase network efficiency; its ability to develop new technology applications and offer new services; the execution of its CDMA related strategy; the Companys ability to leverage its position as an integrated telecommunications operator and expand into new business and new markets; future growth of market demand for the Companys services; and future regulatory and other developments in the Chinese telecommunications industry.
Such forward-looking statements reflect the current views of the Company with respect to future events. Actual results may differ materially from information contained in the forward-looking statements as a result of a number of factors, including, without limitation, any changes in the regulatory policies of the Ministry of Information Industry and other relevant government authorities; the effects of competition on the demand and price of the Companys telecommunications services; any changes in telecommunications and related technology and applications based on such technology; and changes in political, economic, legal and social conditions in China including the Chinese governments policies with respect to economic growth, foreign exchange, foreign investment and entry by foreign companies into Chinas telecommunications market. Please also see the Risk Factors section of the Companys latest Annual Report on Form 20-F, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.