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Trina Solar Secures $57 Million Credit Facilities

CHANGZHOU, China, June 25 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, today announced it has secured from Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited new credit facilities totaling approximately $57 million, consisting of trade financing and defensive hedging products. The facilities are aimed to provide financial support to Trina Solar's raw material procurement and product sales while helping Trina Solar to mitigate foreign exchange risks associated with market volatilities.

"The credit facilities offer us greater flexibility to strengthen our cash flow position to further enhance our capital resources", said Terry Wang, Trina Solar's Chief Financial Officer. "We are very pleased to work with Standard Chartered, a well-known international bank with extensive experience and presence in China. Our strategic collaboration with Standard Chartered confirms Trina Solar's financial strength and ability to secure funding in a challenging economic environment."

The Company's total credit facilities stand currently at approximately $520 million, up from $460 million as previously announced. The new credit facilities are part of the Company's on-going strategy to optimize its long- term capital structure.

About Trina Solar Limited

Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) is a well recognized manufacturer of high quality modules and has a long history as a solar PV pioneer since its foundation in 1997 as a system installation company. Trina Solar is one of the few PV manufacturers that has developed a vertically integrated business model from the production of monocrystalline and multicrystalline silicon ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of high quality modules. Trina Solar's products provide reliable and environmentally-friendly electric power for a growing variety of end-user applications worldwide. For further information, please visit Trina Solar's website at http://www.trinasolar.com .

About Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered PLC, listed on both London and Hong Kong stock exchanges, ranks among the top 25 companies in the FTSE-100 by market capitalisation. The London-headquartered Group has operated for over 150 years in some of the world's most dynamic markets, leading the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Its income and profits have more than doubled over the last five years primarily as a result of organic growth and supplemented by acquisitions.

Standard Chartered aspires to be the best international bank for its customers across its markets. The Bank derives more than 90 per cent of its operating income and profits from Asia, Africa and the Middle East, generated from its Wholesale and Consumer Banking businesses. The Group has around 1,600 branches and outlets located in over 70 countries. The extraordinary growth of its markets and businesses creates exciting and challenging international career opportunities.

Leading by example to be the right partner for its stakeholders, the Group is committed to building a sustainable business over the long term and is trusted worldwide for upholding high standards of corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental protection and employee diversity. It employs 70,000 people, nearly half of whom are women. The Group's employees are of 125 nationalities, of which 70 are represented among senior management.

In China, the Bank set up its first branch in Shanghai in 1858 and has remained in operation throughout the past 150 years. Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited is one of the first foreign banks to locally incorporate in China in April 2007. This demonstrates the Bank's commitment to the China market, and its leading position as a foreign bank in the banking industry.

Standard Chartered has one of the largest foreign bank networks -- with 15 branches, 37 sub-branches, 1 representative office and a Village Bank in China. In 2008, Standard Chartered China clinched the Asian Banker's Best Foreign Retail Bank in China Award, and the "Outstanding Corporate Award of 2008 Corporate Social Responsibility Ranking in China" by China Business Network.

For more information on Standard Chartered, please log on http://www.standardchartered.com

Safe Harbor Statement

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact in this announcement are forward-looking statements, including but not limited to, the Company's ability to raise additional capital to finance the Company's activities; the effectiveness, profitability, and marketability of its products; the future trading of the securities of the Company; the ability of the Company to operate as a public company; the period of time for which its current liquidity will enable the Company to fund its operations; the Company's ability to protect its proprietary information; general economic and business conditions; the volatility of the Company's operating results and financial condition; the Company's ability to attract or retain qualified senior management personnel and research and development staff; and other risks detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections about the Company and the industry. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent occurring events or circumstances, or to changes in its expectations, except as may be required by law. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in these forward looking statements are reasonable, they cannot assure you that their expectations will turn out to be correct, and investors are cautioned that actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results.

    For further information, please contact:

    Trina Solar Limited
     Terry Wang, CFO
     Phone: +86-519-8548-2009 (Changzhou)

     Thomas Young, Director of Investor Relations
     Phone: +86-519-8548-2009 (Changzhou)
     Email: ir@trinasolar.com

    Brunswick Group
     Caroline Jinqing Cai
     Phone: +86-10-6566-2256

     Michael Fuchs
     Phone: +86-10-6566-2256
     Email: trina@brunswickgroup.com

SOURCE  Trina Solar Limited

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    /CONTACT:  Trina Solar Limited - Terry Wang, CFO, +86-519-8548-2009
(Changzhou); Thomas Young, Director of Investor Relations, +86-519-8548-2009
(Changzhou), or ir@trinasolar.com; Brunswick Group - Caroline Jinqing Cai,
+86-10-6566-2256; Michael Fuchs, +86-10-6566-2256, or trina@brunswickgroup.com
/
    /Web Site:  http://www.trinasolar.com
                http://www.standardchartered.com /
    (TSL)

CO:  Trina Solar Limited; Standard Chartered
ST:  China
IN:  OIL UTI
SU:  VEN FNC






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