As reported on chinadaily.com, a talent exchange and training center was founded during the China-ASEAN Mining Cooperation Forum and Exhibition. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) includes Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam.
The China-ASEAN Mining Talent Exchange and Training Center was founded in Nanning of Guangxi during the forum, and is set to play an important role in training mining talents for ASEAN countries.
Wang Min [vice-minister of the Ministry of Land and Resources of China] suggested China and ASEAN focus more on cultivating mining talents through joint efforts. The forum serves as a good platform for both sides to promote various favorable policies for China-ASEAN FTA and strengthen exchanges of mining information, Wang said.