The World Gold Council, the market development organisation for the gold industry, has welcomed Zijin Mining to its Board of Members.
Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd. is a multinational mining group principally engaged in the exploration and mining of gold, copper and other mineral resources. The company has a dual listing in Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Shanghai Stock Exchange. Zijin Mining ranked 778th in the list of “Forbes Global 2000” in 2020, of which 3rd among global gold corporations. Zijin Mining has gold resource reserves of more than 2,300 tonnes.
Randy Smallwood, Chair of the World Gold Council, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Zijin Mining to the World Gold Council. The Chinese gold industry has developed significantly over the past three decades with China now being the largest consumer and producer of gold. As such, it is fantastic to see the World Gold Council expand its Chinese membership. I look forward to working with Zijin Mining.”
Lu Jin, Chair of the World Gold Council’s China Chapter, commented: “I am pleased that Zijin Mining has decided to join the World Gold Council and look forward to working with them as part of our China Chapter. As the gold industry continues to grow in China, it is vital for us to work with key players within the market and our China Chapter allows us to focus on the China Members’ needs as well as work and communicate closely with the wider membership. I look forward to working on our shared goals of advancing the gold industry even further.”
Chen Jinghe, Chair of Zijin Mining, said: “We are very pleased to be joining the World Gold Council. We look forward to working with the entire World Gold Council membership and engaging with the most-forward thinking gold mining companies in the world. The World Gold Counicl is doing phenomenal work in China, continuing to strengthen and developing the gold market as well as helping Chinese gold enterprises go global. I am looking forward to working with like-minded companies here in China and beyond.”