Accomplish what we Say and build a showpiece project in the implementation of China & Serbia cooperation and Belt & Road construction. HBIS keeps Chairman Xi Jinping’s requirements clearly and actively pushes HBIS Serbian Company projects forward. HBIS has been successfully reviving the “Pride of Serbian”and making HBIS contributions enhancing the traditional friendship between China and Serbia and receiving praises from the leaders of both countries. ?xml:namespace>
Sept.18, 2018, Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China. Aleksandar Vucic is in China to attend the Summer Davos Forum. In the meeting, Chairman Xi said that he was very glad to know that China Hebei Iron & Steel Group and Serbian Smederevo steel plant had been working very well and the fact that the project has become Serbia's second-largest exporter.President Vucic said the revival of Smederevo was classic.
Hailing the traditional friendship and deep trust between China and Serbia, Xi said the two countries have seen fruitful outcomes of pragmatic cooperation. He welcomed the implementation of consensus reached between him and Vucic on bilateral cooperation, which has injected strong power into the development of China-Serbia relations. China was willing to work with Serbia to firmly support each other on issues involving their respective core interests and major concerns, and jointly safeguard multilateralism and international justice, he added. I am very glad to know that China Hebei Iron & Steel Group and Serbian Smederevo steel plant had been working very well and the fact that the project has become Serbia's second-largest exporter.China and Serbia should join hands in the Belt and Road construction, and synergize their development strategies to deepen bilateral cooperation and better benefit the two peoples, Xi said.
Vucic said Serbia appreciates China's help and is willing to become a truehearted partner of China and continually support each other to consolidate their friendship. Noting that the Belt and Road construction is beneficial to all people along the route, Vucic said the revival of the Smederevo steel plant served as a strong evidence that the Belt and Road Initiative contributed to an increase of jobs and economic growth in Serbia. He said Serbia will actively participate in the initiative and explore new cooperation areas with China under the China-Central and Eastern European Countries cooperation framework.
June 19,2016, during his state visit to Serbia Republic, Chinese President Xi Jiniping inspected HBIS Serbia and requested HBIS to Keep its promises and do that it had said to do and build a showpiece project in China & Serbia cooperation and Belt & Road Construction. In the past two years, under the supports of Hebei Provincial CCP Committee, Hebei Provincial Government and national Ministries, HBIS keeps Xi’s requirements in mind and honors its responsibilities by firmly implementing Xi Jinping New Era Socialist Economic Thinking with Chinese Characteristics and participating Belt & Road Initiative constructions. Representing the National Industries and Playing a National Role, HBIS was able to save the steel mill from a seven-year-long loss and making it the second largest export of Serbia, in just six months. HBIS has made its HBIS Serbia Company a golden business card of Belt & Road Initiative, making its contribution promoting national images and enhancing China & Serbian friendship.