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Hongta Group Holds the Third Session of the 19th Workers' Conference and the Third Session of the 16th Labor Union Congress

On February 1, Hongta Group held the Third Session of the 19th Workers' Conference and the Third Session of the 16th Labor Union Congress (hereinafter referred to as the "Conference and Congress") in Yuxi. The Conference and Congress have further studied and implemented Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era and the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress, earnestly implemented the working conference spirits of the domestic tobacco industry and China Tobacco Yunnan Industrial Co., Ltd., summarized the 2018 performance of the group, and analyzed the current situation. While unifying thoughts and changing ideas, the Conference and Congress have seriously planned to promote a high-quality development, as well as arranged and deployed the key missions for 2019.

The Site of the Conference and Congress

Wang Yong, Party Member and Deputy General Manager of China Tobacco Yunnan Industrial Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Yunnan Industrial") and Secretary of the Party Committee and President of Hongta Group, Zhao Yong, Deputy Inspector and Chairman of the Labor Union of Yunnan Industrial, Li Heng, General Manager and Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Hongta Group, Cao Hang, Secretary of Discipline Inspection Commission of Hongta Group, Ge Fuming, an investigator of Hongta Group, Zhu Xuecheng, Deputy General Manager of Hongta Group, Zhu Xiongwei, Chairman of the Labor Union, and relevant principals of Hongta Group Liaoning Tobacco Co., Ltd. and Hongta Group Hainan Tobacco Co., Ltd. attended the Conference and Congress. More than 400 official representatives, as well as over 300 specially invited representatives, nonvoting delegates, and young staff representatives from key departments of the headquarters and four plants in Yunnan Province were present.

 

Zhao Yong, Deputy Inspector and Chairman of the Labor Union of Yunnan Industrial, attended the Conference and Congress, and delivered the congratulations and address on behalf of Yunnan Industrial. He has highly affirmed the performance of Hongta Group in 2018 on brand development, lean management, team construction and economic benefit; and put forward expectations and requirements of the key missions for Hongta Group in 2019 on the enhancement of political consciousness, responsibilities and reform & innovation.

Zhao Yong, Deputy Inspector and Chairman of the Labor Union of Yunnan Industrial

On behalf of the leadership of Hongta Group, Li Heng has delivered the Work Report on Production & Operation entitled Transform Conceptions, Enhance Management, and Focus on Product Power Reinforcement to Promote a High-Quality Development with the Transformation and Upgrading of Brand.

 

The Report has pointed out that in 2018, under the strong leadership of Party Group of Yunnan Industrial, and the Party Committee & Board of Directors of Hongta Group, the group has firmly adhered to the thought on "A Game of Chess", and working guidelines featuring "share stabilization, structure improvement, cost control and state adjustment" to perform well various tasks centering on brand development, through which, the brand market has been further consolidated, the internal management efficiency and effectiveness have been further enhanced, and the Party construction and talent team building of the group have been further advanced. Thus, the production and operation have maintained an overall stability, and basically achieved the expected goals. Throughout the year, 4.6244 million boxes of cigarette have been sold in trade, of which, "Yuxi" brand shared 1.4077 million boxes, with an up of 3.69%; "Hongtashan" brand 2.6641 million boxes, an up of 0.59%. Both brands have achieved positive increase on single box structure. In addition, in 2018, the headquarters has realized a tax profit of RMB 50.139 billion, and a total industrial output value of RMB 72.822 billion, with an increase of 1.72%.

Li Heng, General Manager and Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Hongta Group

As the Report has stressed that at present, facing such grim challenges as market share, structure upgrade and high-end leadership, the group has witnessed a wider gap with the industrial development condition. In this sense, we shall rise to the crisis and challenges, dare to shoulder responsibilities, and engage in fierce combat. Armed with the courage and confidence of "fighting to die or win", we shall promote the high-quality development of the group with the transformation and upgrading of the brand.

 

Meanwhile, the Report has confirmed the general guidelines for 2019: under the leadership of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, the group shall steadfastly insist on the general working tone of making progress while maintaining stability, and the fundamental requirement of high-quality development to implement the new development concept, accurately comprehend the working conference spirits of the industry and Yunnan Industrial, and firmly uphold the thought of "A Game of Chess". While unhesitatingly deepening reform, boldly emancipating minds, and enhancing the leading role of innovation, the group shall exert major efforts on the supply-side structural reform to comprehensively launch the product power reinforcement program, and promote the overall operation stability, brand enhancement, structure optimization, inventory reduction, cost control and tax profit increase, so as to vigorously advance the high-quality development of the group to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the PRC with excellent achievements.

 

The Report has pointed out that the group shall closely center on the key production and operation objectives of Yunnan Industrial in 10 fields to comprehensively fulfill the entity responsibilities for production and management. In addition to unceasingly improving the performance level of the group from four major aspects as "contribution, sustainability, growth and innovation", the group shall also earnestly perform well the following tasks: firstly, adhere to enhancing the high-quality development led by Party construction; secondly, accelerate the "conversion among three kinetic energies" to boost the high-quality development; thirdly, systematically reinforce the "four capabilities" to support the high-quality development; fourthly, strengthen the team building of professional talents with high quality to guarantee the high-quality development; fifthly, optimize the safety environment construction to safeguard the high-quality development.

 

Zhu Xiongwei delivered the Work Report of the Labor Union Congress entitled Unify and Lead Staffs to Promote the High-Quality Development of the Group Guided by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era. In the Report, he noted that in 2018, under the strong leadership of the superior labor union and the Party Committee of the group, the Labor Union of Hongta Group has earnestly studied and implemented the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress and of the 17th National Congress of All-China Federation of Trade Unions to focus on the capability fostering for brand development. With the staff team construction as the artery, the group has further implemented the team construction and model workers' innovation studio establishment, deeply advanced the transformation and upgrading of an open and democratic management of affairs handling, further organized featured cultural activities for staffs, as well as launched the targeted poverty alleviation and the needed assistance, so as to effectively safeguard the legal interests of staffs, and substantially promote the harmonious and stable development of the group. In 2019, led by the spirits of the 19th CPC National Congress and the 17th National Congress of All-China Federation of Trade Unions, the Labor Union of Hongta Group shall closely center on the fundamental requirement of high-quality development, as well as the general working tone of making progress while maintaining stability to firmly follow the leadership of the Party to enhance the political guidance; firmly follow the orientation of staff to enhance the staff team construction; firmly safeguard the legal interests of staffs to advance the building of harmonious labor relations; insist on the reform and innovation to promote the establishment of the work system of the Labor Union that comprehensively integrates with the production & operation system of Hongta Group, and broadly serves staffs. The group shall still solidify all staffs to advance the high-quality development of the group, reclaiming a new ground for the working of the Labor Union.

Zhu Xiongwei, Chairman of the Labor Union of Hongta Group

Attendees have conducted a group discussion on the Work Report on Production & Operation and the Work Report of Labor Union Congress. Representatives from Yuxi Cigarettes Factory, Chuxiong Cigarettes Factory, Dali Cigarettes Factory, and Zhaotong Cigarettes Factory, Materiel Production and Manufacturing Center, Logistics Center, Raw Materials Department, and Materials Department have exchanged ideas and expressed opinions on the Conference and Congress.

 

The Conference and Congress have deliberated and approved the Work Report on Production & Operation and the Work Report of Labor Union Congress.

 

On the Closing Ceremony in the afternoon, Wang Yong made a summary speech. He expressed that the Conference and Congress have unified thoughts, reached consensus, firmed confidence, clarified the direction for struggle, and yielded outcomes, marking a conference of solidification, practice and endeavor.

 

In order to well implement the conference spirit, Wang Yong has proposed three requirements: firstly, make clear of the new situation and requirement. While thoroughly identifying the new situation the group is in, we shall accurately comprehend the general requirements for the high-quality development. Prioritizing the planning and practicing, we shall consider the concrete situation of the enterprise to form a high-quality development system with characteristics of Hongta Group; secondly, strictly implement the conference spirit with correct understanding. The report by General Manager Li Heng on behalf of the leadership is excellent as a realistic and pragmatic report focusing on the present, and plans for the future, which features exploration and innovation. All units shall place emphases on the enhancement of Party construction, innovation, brand, management, team and integrity building for furtherance and implementation; thirdly, earnestly fulfill the current missions. We shall timely and precisely convey and follow the conference spirit, and unrelentingly ensure the security and stability, so as to spare no efforts in guaranteeing the market supply during the Spring Festival, as well as unceasingly rectify formalism, bureaucratism, hedonism and extravagance with ease, creating the festival atmosphere of integrity.

Wang Yong, Party Member and Deputy General Manager of Yunnan Industrial, and Party Secretary and Chairman of Hongta Group

Wang Yong has stressed that we shall thoroughly comprehend the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's speech on the State-owned Enterprises Party Building Work Conference to steadfastly uphold the "Four Consciousnesses", "Four Confidence" and "Two Maintenance". While promoting the overall construction of the Party, and serving the production and operation with the Party building, we shall still consider the improvement of enterprise benefits and competitiveness as the starting point and destination of our work to boost the sound development of the enterprise.

 

According to Wang Yong, the group is required to exert efforts on "responsibilities", concretizing and institutionalizing the "Five Spirits" and "My Responsibility to Rescue Hongta Group" as the host spirits, so as to direct the responsibility culture cultivation towards responsibility culture management. We shall meanwhile vigorously encourage extensive officials to shoulder new responsibilities and make new contributions in the new era, cultivate versatile officials, and advance the reform on labor distribution system to truly form an employment and appointment situation featuring "survival of the fittest", endowing ambitious and capable staff with motivation, prospect and hope. He expressed that over the years, the youth of the group has been sticking to the post, and unlocking the potential to make due contributions in the arduous brand renaissance, paying positive efforts for the group to make progress while maintaining stability. All units shall enhance the cultivation of young leaders with wisdom of talent identification, courage of talent recommendation, and generousness of talent tolerance to truly realize the goal of recommending and employing qualified talents. Management at all levels shall take the lead to unify all officials and staffs of the group with our common aspiration to form a favorable atmosphere featuring the dream, courage and capability for making contribution, so as to gather the overwhelming force for promoting the group to march forward a stable and sound development.

 

On the Conference and Congress, the executive condition of budget for 2018, the examining situation of leaders, as well as the usage report on labor union dues, have also been introduced; advanced groups and individuals rising in the production, operation and management process of the group since 2018 have been honored.

Group Leaders Award Commended Groups and Individuals

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