August 5-6, 2010: official municipal and trade delegation from the city of Jining
, People's Republic of China headed by Liang Zhian, Vice Director of the Standing Committee of Jining People's Congress visited Taganrog. The business community of Jining was represented by the following companies: Dongyue Special Automobile (Shandong) Manufacturing Co. Ltd, Jining Jinsuo Textile Co., Ltd, Shandong Mining Machinery Co., Ltd, Yiqiao Coal Mine Co., Ltd, and Haina Scientific Mechanical and Electrical Equipment Manufacturing Co., ltd.
August 6 the delegation was received by Mayor Fedyanin and Chairman of the City Council
Stefanov at the City Hall, where parties exchanged their views on development of mutual economic cooperation and gave a brief press conference.
Next meeting was held at the headquarters of the Taganrog Interregional Chamber of Commerce and Industry
, where the Chinese delegation met with Alexander Amerkhanov, President of TICCI, Alexander Kuryanov, First Vice-Mayor and with the Taganrog business community. The delegation also visited the Taganrog Automobile Assembly Plant TAGAZ
, which has almost completely switched to assembly of Chinese car and truck models, and the production facilities of Proton-SSS (SpetsStroySvyaz)
During the tour of the city, the delegation from Jining
visited the Chekhov Birth House, Taganrog Museum of Art and several historical monuments.