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Vice general manager of WISCO investigated for corruption

Shanghai: Shanghai-listed Wuhan Iron and Steel Corporation (WISCO) has announced that the company’s vice general manager, Sun Wendong, has been kept in custody by authorities for corruption investigations.

Under the central government’s anti-corruption investigations in state-run companies, many senior officials have been taken down. The vice general manger of Baosteel is also being investigated for corruption.

WISCO is one of the major state-run steel companies in China. It operates a shipping subsidiary WISCO Shipping in Hong Kong. It also has close shipping ties with China Shipping Group. The two companies swapped shares in October 2014 and became each other’s second largest shareholder.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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