On November 18, Sinochem International CFO Qin Jinke met with the visiting Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister of Thailand Chalermchai Sri-On and his delegation at Sinochem International Plaza. Thai Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, the leaders of the subordinate divisions of the Ministry and the Consul General of Thailand in Shanghai were in the delegation.
Qin Jinke first introduced to the Thai guests the company's operation and investment in Thailand, and expressed the appreciation for the local investment environment and the geographical environment of Thai agricultural industry. Then the company introduces the worldwide layout of natural rubber business with particular focus on factories and trade in Thailand, as well as the progress of its negotiation with the Rubber Authority of Thailand.
Chalermchai Sri-On said that Thailand always welcomes Sinochem and hoped Sinochem would increase its investment in the country to help promote local agriculture. The Minister stated on behalf of the government that the investment of Chinese companies in Thailand will be properly protected. He said Thai government will strictly manage Thai companies to ensure the high quality of products Sinochem imports from Thailand. Finally, the Minister invited Sinochem to visit Thailand sometime in the near future, and extended a warm welcome to Halcyon Agri which is going to attend the Natural Rubber Expo in Thailand at the end of this month.