Chairman of Kangde Group and KDX Invited to Activities for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s 11th Visit to China



  On May 24, 2018, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s paid her 11th state visit to China. Mr. Zhong Yu, Chairman of Kangde Group and KDX, was invited by the Chinese-German Economic Advisory Committee to attend the CEO roundtable and banquet held by the Committee. At the invitation of Premier Li Keqiang, he also attended the symposium between Premier Li, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and the Committee as well as the welcome luncheon held for the German chancellor.


  The CEO roundtable was chaired by Mr. Yi Huiman, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and Chairman of the Chinese Chapter of the Committee. 33 well-known entrepreneurs from both countries attended the event. They had an in-depth discussion over a range of topics, including the international trade and investment environment, Chinas opening-up and China-German cooperation in the new era, and current international trade scenarios. Mr. Zhong Yu delivered a keynote speech on The Current International Trade Situation


  Other speakers at the event included President of China Baowu Steel Group Corp Ltd. Chen Derong, Chairman of Boehringer-Ingelheim Paul Fonteyne, CEO of Knorr-Bremse Klaus Deller, President of Cedar Holdings Wang Deping, Chairman of ALBA Group Shi Weihao and CEO of of Siemens AG Joe Kaeser.


  During the meeting, Mr. Zhong had thorough discussions with Chinese and German entrepreneurs. He said Kangde Group will continue to strengthen innovation and cement its leadership with an open mind and global vision, and make unremitting efforts to build a world-class platform company based on advanced polymer materials.