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Overview of Opening Ceremony
Interview with National Leaders of China Meeting with Local Authority Chiefs

CHINA MINING Congress & Expo (hereinafter referred to as CHINA MINING) has been held once a year for 17 years so far since 1999. In 2009, the Ministry of Land and Resources jointly with Tianjin Municipal Government sponsored CHINA MINING for the first time, and then this cooperation has been maintained for seven years till now. After a seventeen-year development, CHINA MINING has ranked among global top mining events.

CHINA MINING covers the whole mining industry chain including geological survey, exploration and development, mineral rights trade, mining investment and financing, smelting and processing, technology and equipment, mining services and other aspects. It provides not only the platform for mineral exploration, development and trading, but also the communication bridge for domestic and international mining companies and related agencies. As the statistics of 2004-2015 delegates and exhibitors data shows, the number of delegates rose from 1,000 in 2004 to 9,000 in 2015, and that of exhibitors from 125 to 605, representing the event, with its scale rising year by year, will have more and more impact on global mining industry.

CHINA MINING consists of three parts -Conferences, exhibitions and featured events.

Conference

The conferences attract the world's policy makers and the industry leading voice in presnting the hottest topics and providing insightful information. The topics also cover mining industry trends, the global mineral commodity market, domestic and international investment opportunities, sustainable mining development, geological surveys, mining technologies and equipment, etc.

Keynote Session
Mining Ministers Forum China-Africa Mining Investment & Partnership Forum
Geological Survey Directors Forum Mining Development Summit Forum
Geosciences Cooperation Seminar among countries
along “The Belt and Road”
Country (Region) Mining Investment Projects Show
“Practice ‘Internet + Mining’ Strategy” Forum “Mining Capital Markets and Mining Investment and Financing
Opportunities under China's ‘New Normal’” Foum
 
 

Exhibitions

Overview of the Main Exhibition Hall #N5
Special Assembly Construction Area Indoor Mining Equipment Area
Outdoor Mining Equipment Area Country Pavilion

The industry exhibition will attract pavilions from major world mining countries and regions as well as exhibitors from mining companies, investment and financing institutions, evaluation consultations, technical service providers, equipment suppliers and other exhibitors from all countries who are aimed at promoting domestic and overseas cooperation in exploration, exploitation, investment, equipment technology and other fields through demonstration of their characters.

Featured Events

Opening Ceremony Tour of the Government Officials
CHINA MINING Awards Ceremony Appreciation Buffet Party
Named Pre-Convention Reception Dinner Welcome Reception
Bilateral Talks Between Chinese and Foreign
Mining Ministers
Projects Matchmaking

During the congress, such varieties of featured events as Opening Ceremony, CHINA MINING Outstanding Contribution Awards Ceremony, Government Welcome Reception, Bilateral Meetings between Sino-Foreign Mining Ministers, Projects Matchmaking,Buffet and Cocktail Party, etc., provide additional opportunities for mining professionals to communicate with each other. As one of the highlights, the CHINA MINING Awards Ceremony has been welcoming and celebrating the outstanding achievements in the industry.

CHINA MINING Congress & Expo is dedicated to following a path towards sustainable development of the Chinese mining industry and to being a part of global mining development trends in order to build a major annual event of mining dialogue, exchange and cooperation with integration of convention, exhibition and theme activity for the whole mining sector.

Reasons for Participating in CHINA MINING

• Top mining summit forum in Asia
• The world’s premier mining Congress & exhibitions

• The most respected and professional mining expo in China
• The Best platform for cooperation between international and local mining enterprises

• To share advanced experience from mining leaders
• To Learn about the latest tendency in mining worldwide

• To find domestic and foreign investment opportunities
• Project Investment Negotiation and matchmaking

• To study the world’s most advanced professional technologies
• To communicate directly with potential clients and business partners

An Outline of Previous CHINA MINNING Congress Sessions

In October 1999, “International Seminar on China Mining Regulations” was held in Dalian, and attracted over 170 delegates from 10 countries and regions.

In October 2000, “International Seminar on Western Development and China Mining Investment” was held in Urumqi. Meanwhile, over 120 Chinese and foreign delegates attended the seminar. World Bank Group became a co-organizer of the event for the first time.

In September 2001, “International Seminar on China Mining 2001” was held in Xi’an, and attracted nearly 200 delegates from 11 countries and regions for participation. On this event, Canadian and Australian embassies in China became supporters for the first time. Wen Jiabao, then Vice Premier of the State Council, met with part of delegates attending the “International Seminar on China Mining 2001” and Zou Jiahua, then Vice Chairman of Committee of the National People's Congress sent a congratulation letter to the conference.

In October 2002, “International Seminar of China Mining Congress 2002” was held in Chongqing. More than 200 delegates from 16 countries and regions attended the seminar, including 109 foreign delegates.

In October 2003, “International Seminar on China Mining 2003” was held in Kunming, and attracted 300-plus delegates from 14 countries and regions, among which, foreign delegates amounted to 140. Zeng Peiyan, then Vice Premier of the State Council of China, specially gave important written instructions for the seminar.

In November 2004, “International Seminar of China Mining Congress 2004” was held in Beijing. More than 1000 domestic and foreign delegates were present at the seminar, including over 500 foreign delegates from almost 30 countries and regions. Zeng Peiyan, then Vice Premier of the State Council of China attended the opening ceremony of the congress and delivered an important speech.

In November 2005, “CHINA MINING 2005” was held in Beijing, and attracted nearly 2,000 delegates from 20-plus countries and regions. Zeng Peiyan, then Vice Premier of the State Council of China, sent a congratulatory letter to the congress. The event was officially renamed “CHINA MINING ” since then.

In November 2006, “CHINA MINING 2006” was held in Beijing.  More than 2,000 delegates from over 20 countries and regions attended the congress. Besides, more than 160 domestic and foreign exhibitors participated in the exhibition. Zeng Peiyan, then Vice Premier of the State Council of China, attended the congress and delivered an important speech. The congress awarded China Mining International Cooperation Prize for the first time.

In November 2007, “CHINA MINING 2007” was held in Beijing. More than 3,000 delegates from more than 30 countries and regions attended the congress and more than 240 domestic and foreign enterprises participated in various exhibitions. Zeng Peiyan, then Vice Premier of the State Council of China, sent a congratulatory letter to the congress.

In November 2008, “CHINA MINING 2008”, themed as “Receiving new challenges and promoting continuous mining development”, was held in Beijing. Li Keqiang, Member of the Standing Committee of Political Bureau, Vice Premier of the State Council, sent a congratulation letter to the conference. With up to 402 booths provided covering an exhibition area 45% larger than that in CHINA MINING 2007, CHINA MINING 2008 attracted over 3,500 delegates from 49 countries and regions. Besides, it specially established many mineral subjects for deeply analyzing and discussing relevant popular minerals.

On October 20-22, 2009, the “CHINA MINING Congress & Expo 2009 (11th)”, themed as “Take the Opportunity for Mutual Development”, was moved to Tianjin and held in the Tianjin Binhai International Convention and Exhibition Center. Li Keqiang, Member of the Standing Committee of Political Bureau, Vice Premier of the State Council, sent a congratulation letter to the conference. With over 420 booths provided, it attracted 1,000-plus domestic and foreign enterprises and 3,500-plus delegates from 55 countries, among which foreign delegates amounted to over 1,100, as well as nearly 150 global media for spot coverage.

On November 16-18,2010, the “CHINA MINING Congress & Expo 2010 (12th)”, themed as “Cooperation, Responsibility, Development”, was held in Tianjin Meijiang Conference and Exhibition Center located at Tianjin’s downtown for the first time. Li Keqiang, Member of the Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Vice Premier of the State Council, attended the opening ceremony and made a speech. With a total of over 635 booths provided (40% was for foreign exhibitors), CHINA MINING 2010 successfully invited Louis Giampetri, First Vice President of the Republic of Peru, Iweala, Managing Director of the World Bank, government officials, and mining professionals, experts and scholars from many countries; and attracted over 1,000 enterprises and 4,500 delegates, among which foreign delegates amounted to nearly 1,300, from 57 countries and regions for participation, as well as industry reporters and nearly 100 global media from 30-plus countries for spot coverage. On the first held Mineral Resources Exploration and Development Project Investment Signing Ceremony, a total of 62 projects were signed, amounting to RMB 11.7 billion.

On November 6-8, 2011, the “CHINA MINING Congress & Expo 2011 (13th)”, themed as “Strengthen International Cooperation, Accelerating Geological Exploration & Mining Development”, was successfully held in Tianjin Meijiang Conference and Exhibition Center. Li Keqiang, Member of the Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Vice Premier of the State Council, sent a congratulation letter and met with 20 participating mining and energy resources ministers and vice ministers from 17 countries and regions including Australia, Canada、South Africa in Beijing in the afternoon of November 7 and interpreted China’s mining policies in an all-sided manner for them. The mining ministers and vice ministers from 18 countries respectively made speeches for introducing general situation of native mineral resources and foreign cooperation intents at the Mining Development Summit Forum, attracting widespread attention among the participants. A total of over 5,000 government officials, mining professionals, experts and scholars from 55 countries and regions gathered together in Tianjin, increasing by over 650 people compared to the previous session. Among them, there were over 1,000 foreign delegates, including 23 ministers and vice ministers from 19 countries and regions and more than 40 ambassadors and foreign VIPs from 13 countries, topping the previous sessions; there were nearly 4,000 domestic delegates from 31 provinces, municipalities and Gold Force of People's Armed Police. The exhibition area was up to 25,000 sqm, doubling that in 2010, which is corresponding to 1,050 standard booths, increasing by 60%. CHINA MINING 2011 issued 425 promotion and negotiation projects, increasing by 32.81%. On the second Mineral Resources Exploration and Development Project Investment Signing Ceremony, a total of 55 projects were signed, amounting to RMB 15.7 billion, increasing by 34.19%. Meanwhile, CHINA MINING 2011 attracted over 100 media and 200 reporters at home and abroad for spot coverage. In terms of number of participants and scale of exhibitors and booths, the congress 2011 all topped the previous sessions.

On November 3-6, 2012, the “CHINA MINING Congress & Expo 2012 (14th)”, themed as “Join Hands to Meet Challenge and Promote Sustainable Development”, was successfully held in Tianjin Meijiang Conference and Exhibition Center. Li Keqiang, Member of the Standing Committee of Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Vice Premier of the State Council, sent a congratulation letter. Mining ministers and vice ministers from 16 countries(regions)and the head of the Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization, Arab, delivered speeches at the Mining Ministers & Mining Industry Development High-level Forum of the congress to introduce mineral resource situation and intent on external cooperation of their own countries, drawing general attention from the delegates. A total of over 6,000 government officials, mining professionals, experts and scholars from 55 countries and regions gathered together in Tianjin, increasing by over 1000 people compared to the previous session. Among them, there were over 1,500 foreign delegates, including 22 ministers and vice ministers from 19 countries and regions and 24 ambassadors and 80 foreign VIPs; there were over 4,500 domestic delegates from 31 provinces, municipalities and Gold Force of People's Armed Police. The exhibition area was up to 25,000 sqm, which is corresponding to 1,300 standard booths,. CHINA MINING 2012 issued 468 promotion and negotiation projects. On the third Mineral Resources Exploration and Development Project Investment Signing Ceremony, a total of 89 projects were signed, amounting to RMB 13.227 billion. Meanwhile, CHINA MINING 2012 attracted over 100 media and 200 reporters at home and abroad for spot coverage.

On November 2-5, 2013, the “CHINA MINING Congress & Expo 2013(15th)”, themed as “Opportunity,Challenge, Development”, was successfully held in Tianjin Meijiang Conference and Exhibition Center. Mining ministers and vice ministers from 10 countries(regions)delivered speeches at the Mining Ministers & Mining Industry Development High-level Forum of the congress to introduce mineral resource situation and intent on external cooperation of their own countries, drawing general attention from the delegates. A total of over 7,000 government officials, mining professionals, experts and scholars from 55 countries and regions gathered together in Tianjin, increasing by over 1000 people compared to the previous session. Among them, there were over 1,300 foreign delegates, including 12 ministers and vice ministers from 11 countries and regions and 14 ambassadors and 80 foreign VIPs; there were over 5,700 domestic delegates from 31 provinces, municipalities and Gold Force of People's Armed Police. The exhibition area was up to 27,000 sqm, which is corresponding to 1,700 standard booths. CHINA MINING 2013 collected 368 projects as a result of marketing and negotiation, including: 240 domestic projects, accounting for 65.22% of the total number of projects; 128 overseas projects, accounting for 34.78% of the total number of projects.  At the Awards Ceremony,leaders from the Ministry of Land and Resources and Tianjin Municipal People's Government presented five types of annual Outstanding Achievement Awards of CHINA MINING for the winners from 15 companies. Meanwhile, CHINA MINING 2013 attracted over 70 media and more than 200 reporters at home and abroad for spot coverage.

On October 20-23, 2014, the “CHINA MINING Congress & Expo 2014(16th)”, themed as “Sustainable Development through Innovation”, was successfully held at Tianjin Meijiang Conference and Exhibition Centre. A total of over 8,000 government officials, mining professionals, experts and scholars from 53 countries and regions gathered together in Tianjin, increasing by over 1000 people compared to the previous session. Among them, there were more than 1,000 foreign delegates, including 22 ministers or vice ministers and 11 ambassadors(envoys)from 19 countries and regions ; Over 7,000 domestic delegates were from 31 provinces, municipalities and gold armed police corps. This exhibition covered a record area of 38000 square meters, reaching an increase of 11,000 square meters more than the previous,with 617 exhibitors (converted into 1800 standard booths of 6 square meters). CHINA MINING 2014 introduced keynote session, mining ministers forum and mining development simmit forum and another 22 streams and 10 countries (regions) investment projects shows featuring rich content, high participation and strong interaction. Mining ministers and vice ministers from 10 countries delivered speeches at the Mining Ministers Forum of the congress to introduce mineral resources situation and intent on external cooperation of their own countries, drawing general attention from the delegates. CHINA MINING 2014 collected 220 projects as a result of marketing and negotiation, including: 151 domestic projects and 69 outbound projects.  At the awards ceremony, four kinds of the annual Outstanding Contributions Awards of CHINA MINING (including sponsorship, exhibition, participants and service) were awarded for the first time to the 34 units and individuals of winners by the leaders of the Ministry of Land and Resource and the municipality of Tianjin.  Meanwhile, CHINA MINING 2014 attracted 76 medias and more than 200 reporters at home and abroad for spot coverage.

On October 20-23, 2015, the “CHINA MINING Congress & Expo 2015(17th)”, themed as “New Normal, New Opportunities, New Development”, was successfully held at Tianjin Meijiang Conference and Exhibition Centre. A total of over 9,000 government officials, mining professionals, experts and scholars from 55 countries and regions gathered together in Tianjin, increasing by over 900 people compared to the previous session. Among them, there were more than 1,000 foreign delegates, including 12 (vice) ministers and 11 ambassadors(envoys)and 9 geological survey (vice) directors from 20 countries and regions ; Over 8,000 domestic delegates were from 31 provinces, municipalities and gold armed police corps. This exhibition covered over 38000 square meters, with 605 exhibitors. CHINA MINING 2015 introduced keynote session, mining ministers forum, geological survey directors forum, mining development summit forum and another 21 streams and 13 countries (regions) investment projects shows featuring rich content, high participation and strong interaction. Mining ministers and vice ministers or their representative from 10 countries delivered speeches at the Mining Ministers Forum of the congress to introduce mineral resources situation and intent on external cooperation of their own countries, drawing general attention from the delegates. CHINA MINING 2015 collected 174 projects as a result of marketing and negotiation, including: 108 domestic projects  and 66 outbound projects.  At the awards ceremony, four kinds of the annual Outstanding Contributions Awards of CHINA MINING (including sponsorship, exhibition, participants and service) were awarded to the 35 units and individuals of winners by the leaders of the Ministry of Land and Resource and the municipality of Tianjin.  Meanwhile, CHINA MINING 2015 attracted 135 medias and 464 reporters at home and abroad for spot coverage.

On September 22-25, 2016, the “CHINA MINING Congress & Expo 2016 (18th Session)”, themed as “From Novel Concepts,To Innovative Solutions”, was successfully held at Tianjin Meijiang Conference and Exhibition Centre. A total of over 10,000 government officials, mining professionals, experts and scholars from 53 countries and regions gathered together in Tianjin, increasing by over 960 people compared to the previous session. Among them, there were more than 850 foreign delegates, including 15 (vice) ministers and 5 ambassadors(envoys)and 7 geological survey (vice) directors from 12 countries and regions ; Over 9,000 domestic delegates were from 28 provinces, municipalities and gold armed police corps. This exhibition covered over 38000 square meters, with 520 exhibitors. CHINA MINING 2016 introduced keynote session, mining ministers forum, China-Africa mining investment & partnership forum, geological survey directors forum, mining development high-level forum and other 25 breakout sessions and 17 mining shows (including 11 countries (regions) investment projects shows) featuring rich content, high participation and strong interaction. Mining ministers and vice ministers or their representative from 12 countries delivered speeches to introduce mineral resources situation and intent on external cooperation of their own countries, drawing general attention from the delegates. CHINA MINING 2016 collected 175 projects as a result of marketing and negotiation, including: 142 domestic projects and 33 outbound projects.  At the awards ceremony, four kinds of the annual Outstanding Contributions Awards of CHINA MINING (including sponsorship, exhibition, participants and service) were awarded to the 40 units and individuals of winners by the leaders of the Ministry of Land and Resource and the municipality of Tianjin.  Meanwhile, CHINA MINING 2016 attracted 103 medias and 342 reporters at home and abroad for spot coverage.

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