China: Promoting Inter-Company Cooperation in Tobacco Industry

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China: Promoting Inter-Company Cooperation in Tobacco Industry
The National Tobacco Monopoly Administration and China National Tobacco Corporation held a forum to promote corporate complementarity cooperation.

On September 21, the State Tobacco Monopoly Bureau and China Tobacco Corporation held a symposium in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province to promote inter-company cooperation. The meeting earnestly summarized the experience of the pilot project on the structural transfer of cigarette production capacity in the industry, and conducted in-depth analysis of the current production and operation situation in the industry. The meeting also discussed the ideas and measures to promote inter-company cooperation and continuously optimize the layout of cigarette production capacity. Xu [unknown Chinese character] member and deputy director of the Party Group of the State Bureau attended the meeting and delivered a speech.


Xu pointed out that promoting complementary cooperation among enterprises is an important measure to study and implement Xi Jinping's thought on socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era, and to implement the requirements set by the Party Committee of the National Bureau. It is a practical necessity to address the existing problems in the industry and an advanced project to optimize the layout of cigarette production capacity. It is essential to fully understand the significance of complementary cooperation among enterprises, strengthen responsibility, and enhance coordination and coordination. Building on the pilot project of structural transformation of cigarette production capacity, it is necessary to promote complementary cooperation among enterprises to a higher level, facilitate rational flow and optimization of elemental resources, and further enhance the stability, coordination, and sustainability of industry development.


Xu emphasized that the policy of complementary cooperation among enterprises is characterized by strong policy orientation, wide influence, and high degree of interconnected interests. It is important to firmly grasp the basic positioning of complementary cooperation among enterprises, with the premise of enhancing overall awareness, the key of strengthening goal coordination, the foundation of improving supply-demand relationship, the core of promoting resource sharing, and the goal of improving development quality. It is crucial to ensure mutual benefit and win-win outcomes as the cornerstone. Efforts should be made to strategically plan at the overall level and take targeted actions at critical points to ensure effective and orderly progress in all areas of work.


In order to take the next steps, Xu emphasized the need to further liberate thinking, clarify tasks, strengthen responsibilities, and truly work hard to promote the formation of more solid and effective work outcomes, and effectively open up a new era of complementary cooperation among enterprises. Firstly, it is necessary to continuously establish a solid ideological foundation. Thoroughly organize the learning of relevant deployment requirements, accurately grasp the direction, goals, principles, and key tasks of related work, and translate them into conscious actions that are implemented and refined. Secondly, it is necessary to continuously optimize policy supply. Strengthen policy coordination, explore the establishment of a brand-sharing mechanism, continuously improve the assessment and evaluation system, further improve the resource allocation mechanism, incentive and restraint mechanism, and establish a normalized coordination mechanism. Thirdly, it is necessary to continuously expand cooperation space. Strengthen planning coordination, implement differentiated competition, jointly build designated factories, expand the scope of resource sharing, deepen technological cooperation, expand talent exchange, seek common development in clusters, and actively explore new fields and models of complementary cooperation.


During the event, Jiangsu Zhongyan Industry Co., Ltd. and Heilongjiang Tobacco Industry Co., Ltd., Zhejiang Zhongyan Industry Co., Ltd. and Gansu Tobacco Industry Co., Ltd., Yunnan Zhongyan Industry Co., Ltd. and China Tobacco Industrial Development Center, and Shanxi Kunming Tobacco Co., Ltd. signed a framework agreement for enterprise complementary cooperation. They also made statements and delivered speeches, while other participating companies engaged in exchanges and discussions.


The heads of the National Planning Department, the Department of Economic Operations, and China Tobacco Corporation, as well as relevant personnel, attended the meeting. Representatives from the Heilongjiang Provincial Tobacco Monopoly Bureau (Company) and relevant industrial enterprises' leaders and personnel were also present at the meeting.


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