From July 1 to 2, Yu Bo, the director of the Sea Salt Working Committee of the China Salt Association, Liu Shuzheng, the secretary-general, and other six people went deep into the key salt areas of Shouguang, Guangrao, Wudi, and Huanghua in the way of centralized discussion and key research, according to different regions, to fully understand the basic situation of the production, sales, storage prices, transformation and development of local key salt farms, as well as the problems and difficulties in the production and operation of salt farms, We listened to the opinions and suggestions of various salt farms on the healthy development of the industry, and on the basis of analyzing the market situation and price trend of sea salt, mineral salt and foreign salt, we solicited opinions on the establishment of China National Offshore Salt Industry Group. This visit and research has reached a consensus in promoting regional cooperation and horizontal industry alliance of sea salt enterprises, and has had a positive and far-reaching impact.
On the morning of July 1, a symposium was held in Shouguang Weidong Chemical Co., Ltd. on Shouguang Guangrao Key Salt Farm. Yuan Dehong, chairman of Shouguang Weidong Chemical Co., Ltd., Zhu Yuanqing, director of Shandong Caiyangzi Salt Farm, and Nie Shizhong, secretary of the Party committee of Guangrao Salt Chemical Group attended the symposium. The meeting held that it is necessary to effectively protect the existing salt fields, resolve the conflict between industrial parks and salt fields, and prevent large-scale reduction of salt fields by applying for the World Intangible Cultural Heritage of salt production salt fields. At the symposium, the participants exchanged views on how to play the role of the association. The meeting believed that the association should be led by enterprises, led by associations, and participated together to solve industrial barriers, break the regional differences in salt prices, disunity in salt manufacturing enterprises, and lack of organizational leadership.
On the afternoon of July 1, Zhang Rongqiang, Chairman of Huitai Investment Group Co., Ltd., Qiu Haijun, Director of Wudi County Salt Bureau, Cui Jincheng, Assistant General Manager of Shandong Lubei Chemical Co., Ltd., and relevant responsible persons attended the meeting in Binzhou Wudi Huitai Investment Group Co., Ltd. The participants discussed how CNOOC Salt Group could make salt manufacturing enterprises unite, how to distribute benefits and other related issues. They agreed that it would be good to establish a group, but they should write a good constitution and agree to restrict prices and other issues. It was proposed at the meeting that the idea of CNOOC Salt Group was to establish a crude salt M&A fund, a price adjustment fund and finally go public; Group members should play a unified role in marketing, sell at the same price, share expenses, and be responsible. The participants proposed that attention should be paid to the edible and nutritional value of sea salt, and multi-channel publicity should be made to improve the awareness of the whole society about sea salt consumption.
On the morning of July 2, the Sea Salt Working Committee went to Hebei Huanghua Cangzhou Salt Group Co., Ltd. for a special survey and discussion. Liu Jianjun, secretary of the party committee and chairman of the board of directors of Cangzhou Salt Group, and some persons in charge participated. Everyone reached a consensus on the introduction of modern media technology, the construction of WeChat public account and WeChat group, the enhancement of sea salt information sharing, and the guidance of scientific decision-making in salt farms. In addition, they also discussed and exchanged hot issues of common concern, such as promoting the regional market and price cooperation of sea salt, and establishing China Sea Salt Industry Group. The Sea Salt Working Committee highly affirmed Cangzhou Salt Group's advanced practices and achievements in developing salt industry around salt industry and jumping out of salt industry.