On 12 December 2018, Chinese Consul-General Ms Lanjing He attended first CCCA Adelaide chapter year-end forum. This is Ms He’s first meeting with Chinese enterprises since she becomes Chinese Consul-General in Adelaide. Deputy Chinese Consul-General Yuncai Mei and Muxing Zhang, Business Consul Wei Zhang and Consul Nanchuan Liu also attended the forum. The agenda is to summarize completed work by Adelaide chapter in 2018 and plan for 2019. Chapter chairman Fusheng Gao, deputy chapter Chairman and secretary Chunya Chen, deputy chapter Chairman Qianjiang Yu and representatives from 12 member companies including Mingrui Zirconium, Tonghe Mining, Jiujiang Mining, Beijing Enterprises Water Group, 1847 Winery, Jiayuanhua, Shengguoshu International, Feilong Industry and Zhongda International participated in the forum. The forum was chaired by Bank of China Adelaide branch manager, deputy chapter Chairman and secretary Chunya Chen.
At the forum, deputy branch Chairman and secretary Chunya Chen expressed warm welcome to Chinese Consul-General Ms He. Branch chairman Fusheng Gao presented the major achievements of Adelaide branch in 2018 to Ms He and representatives of members and stated work plan of 2019. He also mentioned that the Adelaide chapter is very young and will keep learning from the experience of other chapters, actively carrying out activities that are helpful to member companies and playing a role as communicating platform between enterprises. Adelaide chapter will also effectively organize or participate various events to enhance economic and trade relations between China and South Australia. Subsequently, representatives of the member companies shared their own stories of investing in South Australia, the development plan and suggestions to Adelaide chapter.
Later, Chinese Consul-General Ms He delivered an important speech. She said that the establishment of the Adelaide chapter built an important platform for China-Australia economic and trade cooperation. Hopefully, the Adelaide chapter will actively play the role of bridge with innovative ideas to expand business smartly and practically and help Chinese enterprises solve problems. She also mentioned that China and South Australia are currently keeping good political, economic and trade communication. The two sides have a strong desire to strengthen cooperation. Hope that Chinese enterprises in South Australia will strive to innovate in future, actively explore potential opportunities, achieve mutual benefits and win-win results. The Consulate General will continue to support the development of Chinese enterprises in South Australia.