• 2010.11.09


    The 5th Chinese Joint Venture Partners Conference (held in Shanghai, China)

    On October 29th, we held an annual event, the 5th Chinese Joint Venture Partners Conference in Shanghai, which is now one the most excited city in the world with World Expo.

    We were very privileged this year to have Mr Machida, the Tokyo Boeki Group Chairman and CEO representing whole group companies. In addition we received kind congratulatory messages from Mr Mimura, Representative Director and Chairman of Nippon Steel Corporation, Mr Bada, President and CEO of JFE Holdings Inc, and Mr Tomono, Representative Director and President of Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd.

    The conference commenced with keynote speech by Mr. Shen Yu, from the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, on the subject of current China’s economy, situation in Japan-China collaboration in trading and how to promote cooperation in both countries’ priority areas.

    Each venture companies’ representatives delivered presentations of their new business development plans and strategies for growth, followed by two lectures themed “China Economy – toward the new development”.

    1.Mr. Howard Welsh, Vice President & CFO, Ford Motor (China) Ltd. 
    「China Briefing」

    2)Mr. Go Watanabe, Duputy President, General Manager, Shanghai Branch, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (China).  “Recent Situation of China Economy”

    Mr. Machida
    Chairman & CEO of Tokyo Boeki

    Mr. Tanaka
    President & CEO of TBSM

    We are currently keen to more globalize our businesses and organizations. One of significant basis of our global businesses is China. Through a series of formal/informal meetings and recreations including sightseeing in Suzhou, the conference brought great opportunities to all the key executives of the Company, including Director Mr Phil Spender, gathered from our offices in Australia, Vietnam, Indonesia, China, and Japan to exchange opinions and develop close relationships with our global business partners.

    Mr. Spender
    Director of TBSM

    Mr.Tanaka, President&CEO of TBSM Mr. Chen Qixiang, Chairman of Laiwu Steel Group Mr. Shigezumi, President of TBA from the left hand side.

    Tour of Suzhou