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Guoxin Max Christmas Pty Ltd



OVERVIEW OF LONG TERM PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT
BETWEEN GUOXIN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LIMITED (GUOXIN) AND MAX CHRISTMAS PTY LTD
SIGNED DURING VISIT TO AUSTRALIA BY NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT & REFORM COMMISSION (NDRC) AND GUOXIN GROUP
20-25 MARCH 2013

Max Christmas & Guoxin

Signing of Partnership Agreement, by Mr YUAN Bingyu
Chairman of Guoxin International Development Co Ltd (also President, Guoxin  Tendering Group Co Ltd)

 


On 21 March 2013, a Long Term Strategic Partnership Agreement was signed by Mr Yuan Bingyu, Chairman of Guoxin International Development Company Limited (also President of Guoxin Tendering Group Co Ltd, the largest tendering and procurement company in China) and Max Christmas, Chairman of Max Christmas Pty Ltd,  to co-operate to achieve certain objectives:-

  • To assist Guoxin to develop its international business to source investment opportunities in oil, gas and natural resources and related infrastructure investment opportunities;  to secure EPC works for the proposed investee company;  to secure natural resources products off-take arrangements and consultancy service;  and to secure corporate finance for the proposed investee company.
  • Max Christmas will provide assistance and facilitation to work together with Guoxin to achieve Guoxin’s corporate objectives as mentioned above
  • Both parties agreed to set up an Australian joint venture company to be named Guoxin Max Christmas Pty Ltd when business opportunities are developed.  Max Christmas will be Chairman of the Australian company.
  • Max Christmas will work with selected relevant parties in Australia, including but not limited to infrastructure and mining investors, leading EPC and engineering service consultants and leading commodity trading companies for the purpose of equipment procurement for large engineering projects, as well as acquisition of large coal projects.

Max Christmas - Coppabella Max Christmas Wilpinjong Mining Project

 
 

Description of Guoxin Group:-

 
Guoxin is owned by China’s leading tendering and procurement company, providing a range of services including project tendering, engineering consulting, construction cost consulting, construction supervision, project management and international trade.  In the past six years, Guoxin completed over 20,000 tendering contracts, with a combined value of RMB2 Trillion.  Guoxin was formed in 1999 and launched by the National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC), China’s central economic planning agency.  Its major shareholders include China Shenhua Group, Capital Group and Xinhua Real Estate.
 
Guoxin’s Key Strengths:-

  • Tendering industry stand maker
  • Benchmark tendering and bidding industry
  • Total RMB 2 Trillion tendering contracts completed
  • Database with 20,000 experts covering more than 100 industries
  • Closer relationship with SOE and governmental end users
  • Teamwork, excellent execution and rich experience
  • Focus on large national and international tendering projects

 

Website:  www.gxzb.com.cn

 

Description of Max Christmas:

 
Max Christmas Pty Ltd was founded in Australia by Max Christmas in 1971 and has been involved in Asia since 1981, starting in Hong Kong.  From 1986 to 1997, the company had a long term association with the Matsushita family as an Adviser on Matsushita’s major developments in Sydney and on the Gold Coast, totalling $1.5Billion.
 
During the same period, the Max Christmas company was involved with Skase Corporation and Mitsui Corporation, developing Sheraton Hotels and Resorts on the Gold Coast and in Port Douglas, North Queensland.  Max Christmas was Adviser to the Founder of Obayashi Corporation and also Adviser to the Chairman of Maruko Inc.  He was also associated with other Japanese companies including Daikyo.
 
In 1995, the company also commenced dealings with Mr Zhu Zhenyuan, the Senior Trade Minister in Beijing from MOFTEC (Ministry of Foreign Trade & Economic Co-operation).  Mr Zhu was appointed China’s Trade Minister in Australia to develop trade with Australia from 1996 and he introduced Max Christmas to William Wu from CITIC (China International Trade & Investment Corporation), resulting in a relationship being developed between the Queensland Government and the Chinese Government at State Planning  Corporation.
 
The Max Christmas company has been involved in some $6Billion worth of property dealings since its inception in 1971.
 

Website:  www.maxchristmas.com.au