On June 3-4, 2010, Ambassador of Ukraine to China Yurii Kostenko paid a working visit to the Anhui province (China).
At the administrative centre of the province, Hefei City, the Ambassador held a meeting with the Vice Governor of the province Ms. Hua Jianhui. The issues of bilateral cooperation in automobile and coal industries, agriculture and regional cooperation of the Anhui province with regions of Ukraine were discussed at the meeting. Ambassador proposed the companies of province to prepare their offers for cooperation with the Ukrainian business entities for furtherer consideration during the Eleventh meeting of Intergovernmental Ukrainian-Chinese Commission on trade and economic cooperation. The parties also discussed the progress in cooperation with Anhui Automotive Corporation Jianghuai (JAC) concerning the loan to be attracted for the purchase of ambulances.
Ambassador visited the technological and manufacturing base of JAC Corporation and held the working meeting with Chairman of the Board Mr. Zuo Yanan. JAC Corporation is one of the leading industrial corporations in automobile industry of China and the world leaders in production of passenger and freight transport.
Yurii Kostenko also visited Hefei Engineering Research Institute of Coal Industry and discussed with its head Mr. Yang Zhuguan the progress in implementation of Ukrainian coal mines upgrade projects, in which the above mentioned research institution is involved.