• 2011.11.16


    The 6th Chinese Joint Venture Partners Conference in Hakone

    On 11 November 2011, Tokyo Boeki Steel & Materials Ltd held the 6th Chinese Joint Venture Partners Conference. This time, the conference was held in Hakone, at the foot of Mt. Fuji, while past conferences had been held in China.

    In addition to Mr. Chen Bing Yan, First Secretary of Economic & Commercial Office, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Japan, a large number of top executives from both Chinese and Japanese companies and joint ventures participated in the conference.

    In contrast to the slowdown in the economies of the USA, Europe and Japan, Chinese development has been significant. With such changes in the global economy, this conference set ‘Current Situation & the Future of Each Industry’ as its main theme. 8 Chinese joint ventures made presentations, followed by presentations from Japanese companies of Mr. Ishikawa, Executive Vice President of JFE Holdings, Inc. Mr. Sakae, Director, General Manager, Raw Materials Div.-Ⅱ of Nippon Steel Corporation, Mr. Someya, President of Chuo Denki Kogyo Co., Ltd., Mr. Kiyokawa, President of Ube-Mitsubishi Cement Corporation, Mr. Ogawa, Executive Vice President & Representative Director of Osaka Titanium Technologies Co., Ltd., and Mr. Shimahara, General Secretary of Japan-China Investment Promotion Organization (JCIPO).

    In addition, the conference heard warm messages from Mr. Mimura, Representative Director & Chairman of Nippon Steel Corporation, Mr. Bada, President & CEO of JFE Holdings, Inc., Mr. Tomono, Representative Director & President of Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd., Mr. Machida, Chairman & CEO, Tokyo Boeki, Ltd.

    Mr. Tanaka
    President & CEO of TBSM

    Mr. Chen, First Secretary,
    Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Japan

    The conference progressed with a simultaneous interpretation provided by an employee of our company in China.

    A lot of constructive opinions were shared during question time, and the conference finished later than the estimated finish time. The conference proved to be very beneficial for both the Japanese and Chinese participating companies.

    Sightseeing in Hakone

    On the day after the conference, the participants went for sightseeing in Hakone in fine autumn weather to cultivate further friendships. The conference was very beneficial for our company, to progress along a path of globalization with China at the centre.

    <The participating joint venture companies>
    Jinan Ludong Refractory Co., Ltd.
    Licheng District, Jinan
    Shangyu Dongshun Refractory Co., Ltd.
    Shangyu City, Zhejiang
    Shenyang Toei Machinery Co., Ltd.
    Shenyang, Liaoning
    Qing Hai Donglong Silicon Carbide Co., Ltd.
    Datong County, Qinghai
    Beijing Borui Tomas Motor Sales & Service Co., Ltd.
    Hangzhou Jinjiang Dongyue Stainless Steel Industry Co., Ltd.
    Fuyang City, Zhejiang
    Guangxi Xiangzhou Jidong Maganese Co., Ltd.
    Laibin City, Guangxi
    Shanxi Jincheng Coal Chemical Industry Development Co., Ltd.
    Luliang City, Shanxi