During CHINA MINING 2018, the minister and vice ministers of the Ministry of Natural Resources, PRC, will meet with some foreign mining (vice) ministers and corporate executives of foreign large-scale mining companies and hold bilateral talks, so as to enhance the understanding and communication among mining countries and strengthen the cooperation in the international mining industry.
During CHINA MINING 2017 held in Tianjin, the heads of the Ministry of Land and Resources, PRC held respectively bilateral talks with mining (vice) ministers from Sudan, Canada, Argentina, Mexico, Peru, Mongolia, Nigeria, Uganda, South Africa, Niger, Mali and reached a series of cooperation intention about the earth science research, basic geological survey, mineral exploration and development, geological disaster prevention & mines environmental protection, geological science & technology and information exchange, mining personnel training etc. A memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of mining industry of Sultan on mining cooperation was renewed. Bilateral talks also invited a number of domestic mining companies involved in the coordination and settlement for difficulties and problems of overseas mining projects and promoted the mining sector "going out". At the Forum of the International Geological Survey Directors, the Chinese Geological Survey signed memorandums of understanding on cooperation with the geological survey agencies of Argentina, Iran, Niger and Sudan. The head of the China Mining Association met with the heads of the mining management departments and industry organizations of Canada, Australia and Sudan at the conference site, and reached consensus on strengthening the construction of information sharing platform and promoting project cooperation.