OECD/China/World Steel Association Workshop on Future Priorities for the Global Steel Industry: Practical Information


OECD/China/World Steel Association Workshop on Future Priorities for the Global Steel Industry

20-22 October 2010

Beijing, China

Asia Hotel



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Practical Information


Conference venue - Accommodation - Visa modalities - Social Events - Airport transfers



Conference venue



At the workshop venue - the Asia Hotel Beijing:

Hotel rooms have been negotiated at preferential rates.

In order to reserve a room, please send the reservation form directly to the hotel. The rates are inclusive of one breakfast, service charge and tax:

Hotel Reservation form


Alternative hotels:

The following hotels are also within walking distance and room rates are as of August 5, 2010 for reference.


Visa modalities

For business purposes, only Singapore, Brunei and Japan are exempted of visa for a short stay of 15 days or less. However, for Japan, only ordinary passports are eligible for the exemption. Any participant holding a public or diplomatic passport will still need to apply for a visa. Please check with the Chinese Embassy of your country.


Participants who have registered for the workshop will receive an official letter of invitation from the Chinese Authorities, for purposes of obtaining a visa from their local Chinese Embassy. Please note that the letter of invitation will be faxed, so you will need to provide a fax number when registering.


Social events and steel plant visit

Lunches will be provided during the conference and a welcome dinner will be offered on Wednesday evening, the 20th of October.


Pease find the following schedule for the steel plant tour (Tangshan Iron and Steel Group Corporation) on Friday 22 October:

09.00  Buses depart from Aisa Hotel for Tangshan
11.30  Arrive at Tang Steel (Meeting Hall No.205)
          Welcome remarks from Mr. Yu Yong, Chairman and General Manager of Tang Steel
          Introduction on Tang Steel
12.15  Lunch (provided)
13.15  Site tour
14.30  Buses back to Beijing

TISCO was founded in 1943 with the first basic oxygen furnace installation in China. It has been one of the top ten integrated steel plants in China since then, and became part of the Hebei Group in 2008.


Airport transfers

  • Taxi: 20 minutes drive from and to airport and costs around RMB 80. This is by far the most convenient way to the hotel.
  • Metro: you will need to take the airport line and change at Dongzhimen (last stop of the airport line) to line 2. The nearest stop to the hotel is Dongsishitiao. Please see map attached.



For further information, please contact: steel@oecd.org



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