The ceremony of Top 10 news and influential figures in China's petroleum and chemical industry in the year of 2018 is held in Beijing on January 19th, 2019. Gu Xiulian, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the 10th National People's Congress, Li Shousheng, President of the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Association, as well as several academicians, leaders of the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and other government departments attended the event. Tang Guohong, vice President of the No.1 Academy of China Academy of Space, chairman of the company, and Jiang Congbin, general manager of the company were invited to attend the event. President of the company, Tang Guohong was named China petroleum and chemical industry's " industry-wide influential person of the year 2018".
Gu xiulian pointed out that in the important year of celebrating the 40th anniversary of reform and opening up in the whole country, China's petrochemical industry has been forging ahead with great efforts, accelerating the transformation and upgrading of industrial structure, deepening the supply-side structural reform, and implementing the transformation of old and new drivers of growth, with remarkable achievements in 2018 in her speech. In the year of 2019, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, the petrochemical industry will adhere to the new development concept, being down-to-earth. The industry will continue to forge ahead and create and write more wonderful blueprint. It is also hoped that the China chemical industry newspaper will continue to take the advantage of its own pen and lens to record the chemical industry story, dig out the chemical industry story, tell the chemical industry story, further gather the power and energy for the development of the industry, and establish a good image of the petroleum and chemical industry in the whole society.
The ceremony unveiled the top ten news of the petrochemical industry and the influential figures in the industry in 2018. "the relocation of hazardous chemical enterprises has been accelerated, involving more than 1,000 domestic chemical enterprises in 28 provinces" and others were chosen to be top ten news of the petrochemical industry. Tang Guohong and 13 other representatives with outstanding annual performance or deeds in various industries are listed as influential figures in the industry in 2018. The ceremony also commended role models for the most socially responsible enterprises of Chinese petroleum and chemical industry enterprises in the year of 2018, with 31 enterprises including Qingdao Haiwan Group Co., Ltd on the list.
Li Shousheng, President of the China Petrochemical Association, commented on the ceremony. He pointed out that 2018 has been a year of enrichment and fruitful achievements for the whole industry, with remarkable progress in economic operation, high-quality development, technological innovation and green development. This grand ceremony is more comprehensive, more accurate and more wonderful than ever before. In 2019, our industry may face more difficulties and challenges, but as long as we face up to the challenges and problems and forge ahead, we will surely be able to tell more, better and more vivid chemical stories.
Reporters from more than 30 mainstream media, including People's Daily (people.cn), Xinhua News Agency (xinhua news), China Central Radio and Television, Tencent and Sina, witnessed the ceremony.