Xinhua reported on the 2010 China Mining Congress and Expo that was held in Tianjin from November 16-18. More than 4,000 government officials, experts, and top administrative leaders of financial institutions from over 50 countries gathered at the conference. Senior government officials from the world’s big mining countries in Canada, South Africa, and Australia spoke at the opening ceremony and said that (their countries) welcome China’s investment. At the same time, they expect that their mining industries will increase communication and exchanges with China.
Source: Xinhua, November 17, 2010