July 17th, Belgrade, Hebei Provincial NPC Standing Committee Chairman & Standing Deputy Director Fan Zhaobing met Serbian Minister of Economy Goarn Knezevic. Hebei Provincial SASAC CCP Chairman and Director Wang Chang, HBIS Chairman Yu Yong attended the meeting. After the meeting, Yu Yong and Minister Goarn Knezevic sighed the MOU of Jointly Developing the Industrial Park Project.
Base on operational HBIS Serbia Company, the Serbian Smederevo Industrial Park Project is entering its implementation phase. In the meeting, the parties discussed that planning, project land, future potential and government policies. A joint press conference was held after the meeting.
Fan Zhaobing said the friendship between Chinese and Serbian people had been traditional and long standing and the economic cooperation between the two countries had a bright future. Besides the good performance of HBIS Serbia, we are witnessing a brand new project-- The Industrial Park. The Chinese people, Hebei People and the Serbian will deepen and sustain our cooperation. We hope to see more fruitful projects to extend our friendship.
Answering media questions, Fan Zhaobing said three conditions must be met for Chinese enterprises entering this industrial park: 1. Being a leading player in the industry; 2. Being motivated to go abroad for development; 3. Domestically, a matured enterprise for overseas investment. Our goal is to be practical, quick and beneficial. By meeting all three conditions, could we admit their applications. Besides, the projects must be correlated to others projects in the park to extend the industrial chain within the park and improve the comprehensive profit of park. He wishes a smooth construction and completion of the Industrial Park.
Minister Goarn Knezevic said we had a real friendship between Serbian and Chinese people. We hope to deepen our cooperation and explore multilevel room for cooperation to develop a better economic cooperation. Every new project is a threshold of a new journey. The industrial park welcomes more Chinese investors and bring high quality projects to Serbia. He thanked HBIS Serbia Company for its contributions to Serbian economy.
Yu Yong said HBIS Serbia Company had been successful in its first year of operation with the support from Serbian government, particularly the Ministry of Economy. We are now able to confirm that enterprises entering this industrial part will be up & down stream projects of HBIS Serbia and they are ready. We believe that with our joint efforts, we will see the successful industrial park.