A delegation of senior officials and experts from the Sunwah Northeastern University Steel Research and Transfer Centre visited the Vietnam Steel Industries in Jan 2018. It signifies the Centre’s first step to develop the Belt and Road Initiative. The delegation was led by the Centre’s Directors Professor Wang Zhaodong and Mr. Johnson Choi, also Executive Director of Sunwah Group. The delegation met with senior management of various Vietnam steel corporations, professional steel bodies and Vietnam science and technology institution. They shared updated technological advancement on the steel industries and built up platforms for future exchanges and collaborations.
The visit was highly received by the Chinese Embassy in Vietnam. Ambassador Hong Xiaoyong highly appraised the effort of the Centre to push the Belt and Road and would give full support to the projects.
The Centre is a joint venture between Sunwah Group and the Northeastern University. The Chinese Academy of Science Academician Professor Wang Guodong is the Executive Director, and Dr. Jonathan Choi Chairman of Sunwah Group is Chairman of the Centre. The Centre aims to provide comprehensive advanced solutions on steel processing technology to the Belt and Road countries.