November 5, China & Serbia Business Forum was held in Shanghai and Seriban Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, Council for th Promotiong of International Trade Shanghai(CPIT) Director Yang Jianrong, Serbian Business Chamber Director Marko Cadez made their speeches and HBIS CCP & Group Chairman Yu Yong was invited to attend the forum and had discussions with PM Brnabic and Chinese Ambassador To Serbia Chen Bo. ?xml:namespace>
Yu Yong congradulated the economic performance of Serbian economy and said that in the tough environment of world economy, Serbian economy had been very strong. Though European steel industry is facing problems, HBIS is confident and capable of making HBIS Serbia a healthy development. HBIS Serbia operation will be steady and the jobs of its 5000 employees are safe. Survival is the not the goal, HBIS will make it a very competative steel mill in Europe. HBIS will invest more to upgrade the mill, by injecting its leading steel technologies, Green Manufacturing technologies, energy conservation and environmental protection technologies. With advanced technologies and business concepts, the Serbian company will be more competative and profitable.
PM Brnabic said she was very glad to visit China as the Prime Minister of Serbia. In her meeting with Chairman Xi Jinping, she could feel the attention he had paid to HBIS Serbia and she was very proud that the Serbian Project was a success. HBIS is a partner of Serbia and the definition of a partnership is that when market is good, you invest here, when market is bad, you are holding your ground. HBIS increases its investment in Serbia in very diffcult economic environment because it has confidence in HBIS Serbia and Serbia Republic. Serbian Government is willing to cope with difficulties, hand in hand with HBIS to give it a healthy and sustainable development. We have hopes.
This Forum is jointly held by Serbian Business Chamber and CPIT. Taking the opportunties of Serbian Prime Minister and her delegation attending the 2nd China International Import Expo, promoting Serbian business, the forum could be a communication platform for cooperation of Chinese and Serbian businesses.
Seriban Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Trade,Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajic, Minister of Mining and Energy Aleksandar Antic, Minister of Innovation and Technological Development Nenad Popovic, and representatives from Zijin Mining, CRBC, Shandong Express, Linglong Tire attended the forum.