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DRC Chairman & Deputy Director Ma Jiantang Inspecting HBIS Serbia

September 22, Serbia time, Development Research Center of the State Council(DRC) delegation led by Chairman and Deputy Director Ma Jiantang visited the HBIS Serbbia. DRC International Cooperation Bureau Director Tao Pingsheng, DRC Macro Economy Research Department Director Chen Changsheng, DRC Overseas Economy Research Department Zhang Qi, DRC International Cooperation Department, Division Director Feng Wei, DRC Administration Departament Deputy Director Shen Junjie accompanied the visit.

Ma Jiantang listened to the presentation of HBIS Serbia and praised the performance of the company and said, as a Chinese investor, HBIS had taken over a century-old steel mill and been facing both technological and business challenges. More importantly, it will face different cultures and the merger of different cultures and management concepts, the key to success. In a very short period of time, HBIS Serbia has become an iconic project of Belt & Road Initiative and international production cooperation, making good to Chinese people and it is hard earned.  

Ma Jiantang said China was big steel making  country and owned a strong steel industry. The Chinese steel industry has been a modern, green and AI industry. HBIS is showing the world the image of Chinese steel industry and its Serbia company should have high standards. The criteria of high quality development of Chinese steel industry should include leading technologies, green and environmental friendly development and intelligent manufacturing. HBIS strategy of its Serbia company is very important. It is only three and half years since it took over the mill and it would take HBIS people longer and hard work to make to its goals. He believes that HBIS could achieve more and HBIS Serbia will be more competitive in the market.  

Before the meeting, Ma Jiantang and his delegation made a site visit to the hot rolling mill and later watched the presentation vedio.