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SECURITIES PURCHASE AGREEMENT
 
 
SECURITIES PURCHASE AGREEMENT (the "Agreement"), dated as of December 19, 2006, by and among Jinpan International Limited, a British Virgin Islands corporation, with its principal offices at c/o Hainan Jinpan Electric Company, 4-1 No. 100 Nanhai Avenue, Jinpan Development Area, Haikou, Hainan 570216 P.R.C. (the "Company"), and the investors listed on the Schedule of Buyers attached hereto (individually, a "Buyer" and collectively, the "Buyers").
 
WHEREAS:
 
A.  The Company and each Buyer is executing and delivering this Agreement in reliance upon the exemption from securities registration afforded by Section 4(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"), and Rule 506 of Regulation D ("Regulation D") as promulgated by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") under the 1933 Act.
 
B.  Each Buyer wishes to purchase on a several and not joint basis, and the Company wishes to sell, upon the terms and conditions stated in this Agreement, that aggregate number of common shares, par value $0.018 per share, (the "Common Stock") of the Company, set forth opposite such Buyer's name in column (3) on the Schedule of Buyers (which aggregate amount for all Buyers together with the Other Buyers (as defined below) shall be 1,297,739 shares of Common Stock (being 19.9% of the issued and outstanding shares of Common Stock) and shall collectively be referred to herein as, the "Common Shares") .
 
C.  Contemporaneously with this execution and delivery of this Agreement, the Company will execute and deliver one or more Securities Purchase Agreements (the "Other Securities Purchase Agreements") with other buyers of Common Shares (the "Other Buyers") each of such Other Securities Purchase Agreement will be substantially similar to this Agreement.
 
D.  Contemporaneously with the execution and delivery of this Agreement, the parties hereto are executing and delivering a Registration Rights Agreement, substantially in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A (the "Registration Rights Agreement") pursuant to which the Company has agreed to provide certain registration rights with respect to the Common Shares under the 1933 Act and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder and applicable state securities laws.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, the Company and each Buyer hereby agree as follows:
 
1.
PURCHASE AND SALE OF COMMON SHARES
 
(a)  Purchase of Common Shares.
 
Subject to the satisfaction (or waiver) of the conditions set forth in Sections 6 and 7 below, the Company shall issue and sell to each Buyer, and each Buyer severally, but not jointly, shall purchase from the Company on the Closing Date (as defined below), the number of Common Shares as is set forth opposite such Buyer's name in column (3) on the Schedule of Buyers (the "Closing").
 

 
(i)  Closing. The date and time of the Closing (the "Closing Date") shall be 10:00 a.m., New York City time, on such date as is mutually agreed to by the Company and the Buyers after notification of satisfaction (or waiver) of the conditions to the Closing set forth in Sections 6 and 7 below at the offices of Troutman Sanders LLP, 405 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10174 or such other location as is mutually agreed by the Company and the Buyers of a majority in interest of the Common Shares.
 
(ii)  Purchase Price. The aggregate purchase price for the Common Shares to be purchased by each Buyer at the Closing (the "Purchase Price") shall be the amount set forth opposite each Buyer's name in column (4) of the Schedule of Buyers.
 
(b)  Form of Payment. On the Closing Date, (i) immediately after each Buyer is delivered the Common Shares contemplated in clause (ii) below, each Buyer shall pay its Purchase Price to the Company for the Common Shares to be issued and sold to such Buyer at the Closing, by wire transfer of immediately available funds in accordance with the Company's written wire instructions and (ii) the Company shall deliver to each Buyer certificates representing the Common Shares (allocated in the amounts as such Buyer shall request) which such Buyer is then purchasing hereunder, duly executed on behalf of the Company and registered in the name of such Buyer or its designee.
 
2.
BUYER'S REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES.
 
Each Buyer hereby as to itself and for no other Buyer, represents and warrants to the Company:
 
(a)  No Public Sale or Distribution. Such Buyer is acquiring the Common Shares for its own account and not with a view towards, or for resale in connection with, the public sale or distribution thereof, except pursuant to sales registered or exempted under the 1933 Act; provided, however, that by making the representations herein, such Buyer does not agree to hold any of the Common Shares for any minimum or other specific term and reserves the right to dispose of the Common Shares at any time in accordance with or pursuant to a registration statement or an exemption under the 1933 Act and pursuant to the applicable terms of the Transaction Documents (as defined in Section 3(b)). Such Buyer is acquiring the Common Shares hereunder in the ordinary course of its business. Such Buyer does not presently have any agreement or understanding, directly or indirectly, with any individual, corporation (including any non-profit corporation), general or limited partnership, limited liability company, joint venture, estate, trust, association, organization, labor union, or other entity or Governmental Entity (each a, “Person”) to distribute any of the Common Shares. Other than Equity Strategies Opportunity Fund, Such Buyer is not a broker-dealer registered with the SEC under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended ( the “1934 Act”), or an entity engaged in a business that would require it to be so registered as a broker-dealer.
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