The Third Ulba Metallurgical Plant JSC China Customer Convention was held in Shanghai (P.R. China) on November 25, 2011. The forum was organized on the initiative of Ulba Metallurgical Plant JSC with the support of the subsidiary company Ulba-China Co., Ltd (Shanghai, P.R. China). The representatives of 23 companies – customers of UMP JSC products participated in the Convention. The delegation of UMP JSC was led by the Deputy Chairman of UMP JSC, Mr. Alexander Gagarin.
The participants exchanged the information on the current situation and perspectives of the beryllium products market in China, discussed urgent issues, proposed ideas on further effective and efficient cooperation in 2012.
The representatives of UMP JSC confirmed their readiness to increase the volumes of supply to China market taking into consideration increasing consumption level.
The suggestion of UMP JSC and Ulba-China Co., Ltd representatives on concluding long-term contracts to ensure stable supplies of guaranteed volumes of UMP beryllium products aroused great interest of Chinese customers.
There was Open mike organized during the Convention where customers could express their satisfaction with the quality of products and services supplied by UMP JSC and Ulba-China Co., Ltd. and express their gratitude to the leaders of the companies for the support and well-timed shipment of products.
The Forum once again proved the importance of direct dialogue with the customers and need for such events.
Subsidiary company Ulba-China Co., Ltd was established in 2004 to promote beryllium products of UMP JSC to China and South-East Asian markets. Today it is a successful enterprise contributing to China market expansion with the increase of sales to such countries as Korea, Japan, Malaysia, India and others.
Ulba Metallurgical Plant Joint Stock Company is one of the recognized world leaders on production of uranium dioxide fuel pellets for nuclear power stations and beryllium, tantalum and niobium products. The Company is a part of National Nuclear Company.
NNC Kazatomprom JSC is a national operator of the Republic of Kazakhstan on export of uranium, its compounds, rare metals, nuclear fuel for nuclear power stations, special equipments, technologies and products of dual use. Main scopes of business are geological survey, uranium mining; production of products of nuclear fuel cycle; nuclear reactor industry, nuclear power stations, production of structural and bearing materials; energy, science, social security and training. Today there are more than 23 000 people in the company. Kazatomprom is among the leading uranium mining companies in the world.