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China Minmetals and Tianjin Municipal People's Government Sign a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement

Chen Min'er, Weng Zuliang and Guo Wenqing Witness the Signing Ceremony and Hold a Meeting

China Minmetals Corporation 2023-10-27

On October 25, China Minmetals and Tianjin Municipal People's Government signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement. Chen Min'er, a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee, Weng Zuliang, Party Group Secretary and Chairman of China Minmetals, and Guo Wenqing, President and Deputy Party Group Secretary of China Minmetals, jointly witnessed the signing ceremony and held a meeting.

Chen Min'er thanked China Minmetals for its long-term support for the development of Tianjin. He said, Tianjin fully implemented the guiding principles of the 20th National Congress, and conscientiously practiced the guiding principles of General Secretary Xi Jinping's important speech at the Forum to Further Promote the Coordinated Development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region. To be specific, it took actions to promote the coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region and integrated development of Port-Industry-City, and leveraged its advantages of education, science and technology, talent to strengthen the collaborative innovation and industrial collaboration of Beijing and Hebei. Besides, it built and made full use of platforms such as Tiankai Higher Education Science and Technology Innovation Park, further revitalised the stock assets, cultivated new driving forces, and improved their quality. In addition, it promoted the transformation and industrialisation of more scientific and technological achievements so as to form a new, quality productive force and promote an industry to become an industry chain or cluster. As an important state-owned enterprise, China Minmetals maintains a good cooperative relationship with Tianjin. Chen hoped that this agreement signing could be taken as an opportunity to further tap into the potential of cooperation for both sides. He also hoped that by seizing the best point of entry for cooperation, China Minmetals would expand its business in Tianjin, and work to achieve win-win development.

Weng Zuliang expressed gratitude to the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee and Tianjin Municipal People's Government for their strong support to China Minmetals, and introduced its business system featured by "four beams and eight columns" and its recent business development status. Weng said that China Minmetals, guided by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, had continued to increase its competitiveness and its capability of ensuring supply and stabilizing prices of mineral resources. Tianjin boasts a unique geographical advantage and a good business environment. China Minmetals will leverage the advantages of both sides to further deepen cooperation with Tianjin and jointly make greater contributions to serving the coordinated development strategy of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region.

Guowenqing said that some landmark projects in Tianjin which were participated by China Minmetals enjoyed a good reputation. So both sides have maintained good cooperative relationships, and laid a solid foundation for cooperation. China Minmetals will develop its business in Tianjin in the long term and make greater contributions to promoting high-quality development in Tianjin.

According to the Agreement, both parties will strengthen cooperation in areas such as bulk commodity trade & port logistics, urban infrastructure construction, urban renewal and renovation, resource recycling, digitalization & smart logistics, and finance, by focusing on serving the coordinated development strategy of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region.

This event was attended by leaders from Tianjin authority, including Lian Maojun, Wang Lijun, Zhu Peng, Fan Shaojun, and leaders of China Minmetals, including Zhu Kebing, Wang Shilei, and Chen Jianguang.