BHP Billiton CEO Mai Anzhe pointed out that as one of theworld's major suppliers of iron ore, coal, copper, uranium, oil and naturalgas, China has become the largest market for BHP billiton. China has achievedremarkable growth over the past twenty or thirty years. Under the background ofglobalization, the communication and sharing of information and the sharing ofvalue for each country have provided the opportunity to play their respectiveadvantages, but also to ensure the efficient use of resources. Globalizationhas also contributed to economic growth, improved people's living standards,and created many job opportunities, especially helping hundreds of millions ofpeople out of poverty.
Mai Anzhe stressed that from the perspective of BHP Billiton, inparticular, the industry is now the situation is gradually improving, allsectors need to protect the existing global achievements, to preventretrogression. Chinese plays a leading role in the process of globalization, topromote world prosperity of trade, more than ever, more important, more andmore enterprises are willing to actively participate in the discussion of globalizationdevelopment, and strive to promote the development of society, environment andeconomy. BHP Billiton is an advocate of globalization, of course, is abeneficiary.