On March 3, Cao Jianglin, General Manager of China National Building Materials Group Corporation, met with Mr. Peter Poppinga, executive director of iron ore business of Vale S.A. in Brazil.
Cao Jianglin expressed his warm welcome to the arrival of Peter Poppinga and introduced the development of CNBM and the achievements of various sectors. He said that CNBM maintained a good relationship of cooperation in the iron ore business with Vale S.A. in the past years. In the future, CNBM will continue to give full play to their own advantages, fully support Vale S.A., and hope that the two sides can deepen cooperation, achieve mutual benefit and win-win situation.
Peter Poppinga expressed his gratitude for the warm reception of CNBM and introduced Vale S.A.'s operations in 2015 and the future direction of the iron ore business. He spoke highly of the performance of the cooperation between the two sides, in particular, praised the cooperation in mixed mine, consignment and other business model between CNBM and Vale S.A. He hoped that the two sides can increase cooperation efforts to further explore the new mode of cooperation, and open up the market with CNBM.
Claudio Alves, Global Marketing Director of Vale S.A., Joao Mendes, China President of Vale S.A., Marcos Leite Ferreira, General Manager of China, Wu Jiwei, Chief Accountant of CNBM and Chairman of CNBMEIE, Chen Yongxin, General Manager of CNBMEIE, and Wu Xiang, Deputy General Manager of CNBMEIE and Chairman of CNBM Supply Chain Management attended the meeting.