On 17 June, chairman of China National Building Material Group Song Zhiping met with chairman of Eurocement Group Filaret Galchev and his company at the headquarters of the Group. Both parties reviewed the course of and achievements made in their cooperation in the last five years, talked about cooperation plans in a friendly and warm atmosphere, and discussed the prospects for future cooperation. The meeting was effective and fruitful. General manager of China National Building Material Group Cao Jianglin and president of Eurocement Group Skorohod attended the meeting.
Song Zhiping extended a warm welcome to the visit of Filaret Galchev and his company, and highly praised the leading position and good performance of Eurocement Group in the building materials industry in Russia. He said, Eurocement Group boasts abundant mines and market resources. With advanced equipment and technical advantages of China National Building Material Group, both parties are bound to achieve mutual benefit and win-win cooperation. China National Building Material Group can be the best choice for Eurocement Group to realize transformation and upgrading, and cooperation. Song Zhiping much appreciated cooperation intention of Filaret Galchev. He said that China National Building Material Group takes the cooperation with Eurocement Group very seriously, and will push ahead the progress of the project cooperation in an active and efficient way.
Filaret Galchev said, the production capacity of cement of Eurocement Group is nearly 50 million tons, accounting for nearly a half of the cement market in Russia. In recent years, Eurocement Group has made innovative progress in the fields of machinery manufacturing, housing building and relevant building materials. Russia will enter into a period of large-scale development of infrastructure and housing construction. Eurocement Group will face urgent tasks of modernization of cement businesses and rapid development of building materials businesses. He said, China National Building Material Group has exhibited extraordinary leadership and influence in the building materials industry in China and even the world. Based on a high degree of complementarity of businesses of both parties and solid foundation and trust as a result of many years' cooperation, Eurocement Group decided to extend and deepen the cooperation with China National Building Material Group. He wishes that based on existing cooperation, both parties can build an all-round strategic cooperation relationship. He also emphasized that good diplomatic relations between China and Russia and China's initiatives of "the Belt and Road" will bring more opportunities for cooperation between both parties.
Earlier, accompanied by vice general manager of China National Building Material Group Guo Chaoming, a delegation of Eurocement Group visited Shenyang Heavy Machinery Group and acquired a deeper understanding of its advanced equipment and modern management model.
Director of the executive team of chairman of Eurocement Group Kalcdis[jh1] , general manager assistant of China National Building Material Group Wei Feng, vice president of CNBM Shares and chairman of China Triumph International Engineering Peng Shou and heads of the Investment Development Department of China National Building Material Group attended the meeting.