On September 6, the second China-Africa Construction Machinery Cooperation and Development Forum was held during BICES 2019. As a leader in Chinese construction machinery industry, XCMG attended the meeting and gave a keynote address.
The Forum is co-sponsored by China Construction Machinery Association and China-Africa Friendly Economic and Trade Development Foundation, with nearly 100 participants including 22 ambassadors from 15 African countries, trade representatives and representatives of China construction machinery enterprises.
Su Zimeng, Executive Vice Chairman& Secretary General of China Construction Machinery Association, makes a speech
“In recent years, Chinese construction machinery products, with their high quality and thoughtful design, have become main equipment for engineering construction in African countries”, Su Zimeng said, “I hope that this Forum will further promote cooperation between China and African countries in relevant fields.
Zhang Zongwu, Secretary General of China-Africa Friendly Economic and Trade Development Foundation, hosts the meeting.
Mqabuko Spencer Dube, Minister-Counsellor of the Embassy of Zimbabwe in China, makes a speech
Jeffrey Banda, representative of the Embassy of Zambia in China, makes a speech
The meeting is hosted by Zhang Zongwu. Representatives of the Embassy of Zambia in China and the Embassy of Zimbabwe in China introduced the current situation of infrastructure in their countries and the future development planning.
Liu Quan, General Manager of XCMG Import& Export Co., Ltd. makes a keynote speech
Since its entry into African market in 1990s, XCMG has gained the support and trust of local customers through more than 30 years of market exploration. According to the latest customs data, XCMG’s exports to Africa have exceeded 200 million dollars each year in the past three years. From January to July this year, XCMG’s exports in Africa has far exceeded the volume of same period last year, and its market share has steadily increased, ranking first among all export brands for 30 consecutive years.
African ambassador visits XCMG exhibition area in BICES 2019
XCMG in Africa
UNEP officer in Africa assessed XCMG like this, “two Chinese brands can be seen everywhere in Africa, one is HUAWEI, the other is XCMG.” This assessment is just a epitome of XCMG’s reputation in Africa. XCMG equipment can be found in a lot of projects, such as the largest oil refinery in Africa, Mombasa-Nairobi railway, hundred-meter fire truck order of Angola, national stadium of the Republic of Guinea, etc.
XCMG equipment on the largest oil refinery site of Africa
XCMG complete equipment assists in building Mombasa-Nairobi railway
XCMG “The World Highest” fire truck is exported to Angola
XCMG helps build the national stadium of the Republic of Guinea
XCMG crawler crane helps build the Port of Djibouti
After years of development, XCMG has established a better marketing network and service parts system in Africa, which can provide professional after-sales services and integrated parts for local customers in a timely manner.
XCMG Spare Parts Center in the East Africa
Adhering to the concept of “XCMG makes the world better”, XCMG has launched the “African water cellar” project since 2016. At present, 81 water cellars have been built in Ethiopia, relieving water shortage of the local in dry season. Since the mosquito net donation was launched in 2018, thousands of mosquito nets have been sent to the Republic of Guinea, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Angola and other countries, effectively curbing the transmission of lethal infectious diseases caused by mosquito bite. In addition, XCMG global scholarship, Primary School, Global Good Operators and other projects make African feel the responsibility of a Chinese construction machinery enterprise.