On March 25, Liu Andong, General Manager and Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Sinosteel Corporation met with the Ambassador of South Africa to China Xie Shengwen and his delegation at the Corporation's headquarters, and both sides had cordial and friendly talks. Joseph, Commercial Counselor of the Embassy of South Africa in China, Shi Jiajie, Economic Counselor and Gong Jingsheng, the Corporation leader also attended the meeting.
Liu Andong extended his warm welcome the guests for their visit to Sinosteel, and expressed his gratitude for the support and help offered by the Government of South Africa and the Ambassador of South Africa to China to Sinosteel in the development of Sintosteel, introduced the business structure and development of Sinosteel in details, especially the progress of the mineral resource projects of Sinosteel in South Africa in recent years. He stated that, Sinosteel, as one of the earliest Chinese enterprises investing in South Africa, has been deeply involved in the South African market for many years, and has formed a deep friendship with the local government and enterprises with the economic and trade exchanges between the two countries. And he especially appreciated the support and assistance given by the Government of South Africa to Sinosteel under the background of the sluggish chrome market and the impact of the epidemic in the past two years. He hoped that the Government of South Africa would continue to concern the development of Sinosteel's projects in South Africa and provide more support to the development of the enterprise in terms of policy and infrastructure protection, and he looked forward to working together for mutual benefits and common development.
Xie Shengwen appreciated Sinosteel for the warm reception. He stated that the Government of South Africa attached great importance to the cooperation and friendship with Sinosteel and appreciated Sinosteel for its efforts and contributions to the development of South Africa over the years. The visit and exchange deepened the understanding of South Africa for Sinosteel's businesses and development plan, hoping that Sinosteel would participate more in the construction of South Africa in the post-epidemic era, promote the advanced production and operation experience of Sinosteel in South Africa, and promote the in-depth cooperation between the two sides in the fields of energy saving and emission reduction, infrastructure, construction machinery and talents exchange, etc. In the future, the Government of South Africa will continue to support the development of Sinosteel's projects in South Africa. The Government of South Africa will attach great importance to and actively solve the problems in the process of cooperation, hoping to achieve new development of the economy in South Africa with the efforts of both sides.
Before the meeting, Liu Andong and Gong Jingsheng accompanied Xie Shengwen and his delegation to visit the exhibition hall of the Corporation.
Secretary of the Embassy of South Africa in China, Assistant General Manager of Sinosteel Corporation, Secretary of the Board of Directors, and personnel in charge of Sinosteel's Overseas Resources accompanied the guests to attend the meeting.