Siemens entered into more than ten agreements with Chinese partners in support and exploration of opportunities from the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). At the Belt and Road International Summit held by Siemens on June 6, 2018, more than 1,000 leaders and executive representatives from governments, enterprises, investors, financing institutions and think tanks from more than 30 countries and regions gathered. The cooperation, signed with a number of leading Chinese enterprises covers power generation, energy management, building technology and intelligent manufacturing, and it targets market potentials of countries and regions such as Indonesia, the Philippines, Nigeria, Mozambique as well as South America.
Whole value chain offerings to empower BRIWith cutting-edge technologies, a comprehensive portfolio, financial solutions, flexible service models and a global network covering over 200 countries, Siemens cooperates with Chinese EPCs in fields including infrastructure, power, oil & gas, chemicals, and industry. Utilizing its innovative digital solutions, Siemens is supporting the build-up of a digital silk road for the 21st century. By 2017, Siemens had worked with over 100 Chinese companies to explore opportunities in over 100 countries across six continents.
Turkey, which spanning both Asia and Europe, was the destination of traders on old Silk Road in ancient times. As a crucial bridge linking the West and the East along the “Silk Road Economic Belt” today, Turkey has been actively participating in the BRI as a member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
In Kazan, northwest of Turkey’s capital city Ankara, China Tianchen Engineering Corporation (TCC) has helped construct one of the world’s largest soda ash factories as turnkey EPC contractor.
In Kazan CHP Plant project, Siemens supplied a tailor-made cogeneration solution including a gas turbine, a steam turbine, two generators, DCS system, transformers and related electrical equipment for TCC.