Chinese canmaker CPMC to build a joint-venture plant in Europe

CPMC Holdings chairman Zhang Xin (centre), general manager of the strategy department Huang Jin (left) and general manager of CPMC’s two-piece canmaking business Qu Hongliang

The canmaker in which China’s food trading giant COFCO has a share has revealed that its new joint-venture beverage can plant in Belgium will test the waters for further expansion in Europe.