CGCOC signed a series of contracts in areas including agriculture, industry and new energy recently as the economic cooperation agreements between China and Africa that witnessed by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, during his official visit to Africa. In May 6th, Ji Weimin, president of CGCOC group, signed agreement with Ethiopia's Industry Ministry to construct and develop industrial zone in the country.Other contracts include the Dire Dawa-Dewelle road construction project signed in Ethiopia in May 4th, the seed supply contract and solar power station project signed in Nigeria in May 7th. Premier Li Keqiang launched a four-nation visit to Africa from May 4th to May 11th, during which Li outlined six key areas of cooperation between China and Africa including industry, finance, poverty reduction and environmental protection sectors.
On December 5, the ceremony to rename the Group¡¯s Chinese name and celebrate its 12th anniversary was held at the Group¡¯s headquarter. At its 12th anniversary, the Group was renamed as CGC Overseas Group in Chinese (formerly known as CGC Overseas Construction Group in Chinese). Renaming the Group marks the Group¡¯s new positioning as a multinational company, branching out its core business from singular focus on construction to a multiple of business offerings, such as consultation, investment, infrastructure construction, property, logistics and leasing.
CHINA MINING Congress &Expo is one of the biggest global mineral exploitation and development trading platforms, aiming at enhancing the communication between domestics and overseas mining enterprises, and exploring more cooperating opportunities. CGCOC attended the expo jointly with Malian Ministry of Mining.
CGC Overseas Construction Group signed cooperation agreement on minerals with Mali on October, 22nd during the official talks between the Ministry of Land and Resources and Mali's Ministry of Mines.
In May 6th, CGC Overseas Construction Group participated China-Africa Trade and Cultural Roundtable. Held in Addis Ababa, capital city of East Africa nation Ethiopia, the roundtable is an important event for Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's official visit to Africa. During the event, Premier Li Keqiang communicated with 30 representatives from business and cultural areas from countries including China, Ethiopia and Ghana. President of CGCOC Group Ji Weimin gave an overview report about the company's diversified business in African market on the roundtable.