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Han Zheng Meets with Rolls-Royce Executives


    On August 6, Han Zheng, Secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee met with John Rishton, CEO of Rolls-Royce, and his delegation. 

    Han said that the economic growth in Shanghai has been steady with growing contribution coming from the service sector which has now become dominant in the city’s industrial mix. Air transport and services along its value chain all enjoy broad growth prospect. The Party Secretary expressed satisfaction with the good cooperation Rolls-Royce has with important Chinese airlines and with China Eastern in particular, and pledged the city’s commitment to better business environment for all types of companies as well as full support for win-win cooperation between businesses.

    Rishton commented on the extensive cooperation between Rolls-Royce and Chinese companies over the years in civil aviation, marine power systems, engines and energy, and the company’s close partnership with China Eastern. He also expressed hopes to expand its cooperation with Chinese Eastern in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of aero-engines amidst rapid economic growth in China and to achieve even better development in Shanghai.