A roundtable meeting with ‘captains of industry’ has taken place in Beijing, in conjunction with the official visit to China of Dato Seri Anwar bin Ibrahim, Prime Minister of Malaysia. The Malaysian PM was accompanied at the roundtable by Minister for Transportation Luk Siu Fook, Minister for International Trade and Industry Tunku Zavru and Foreign Minister Zabriri. Li Zhenguo was also invited to join this significant gathering.
The aim of the roundtable was to deepen trade and investment cooperation between China and Malaysia, enhancing understanding and interaction between the countries’ business communities by building a face-to-face communication platform and jointly promoting project cooperation to achieve greater mutual benefit and win-win results.
Addressing the attendees, Li shared LONGi’s expansion plans for Malaysia over the coming years, stating: “Today, I am delighted to announce that LONGi will continue to increase its production capacity for ingots, wafers, cells and modules in Malaysia, which is expected to create over 7,000 new employment opportunities. Since commencing operations in Kuching City in 2016, we have been committed to driving technological innovation and empowering local communities. All our new projects are adopting the most advanced automated processes and technology. Our current workforce of 4,000 employees is 99.9% local, and we are eager to continue building our business in Malaysia.”