Global Cord Blood (CO)

Cathy Bai VP of Corporate Finance
Albert Chen Chief Financial Officer
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Ladies and gentlemen, welcome everyone to Global Cord Blood Corporation Earnings Conference Call for the Fiscal 2022 First Quarter. [Operator Instructions] Now I would like to introduce Madam Cathy Bai, VP of Corporation Finance to begin the presentation. Madam, please go ahead.

Cathy Bai

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Albert Chen

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