China is a key customer of Anglo American’s products and is of strategic importance to the Group. Our relationship can be strengthened through China sourcing.
Anglo American opened an office in Beijing in 2002
10% savings target for materials and goods sourced from China
In 2012 we are dedicating local resources to the pre-qualification of Chinese suppliers
Local Procurement can assist in obtaining and maintaining our licence to operate
$1.13 billion expenditure on suppliers based in host communities close to our operations
R21.5 billion ($3bn) spent with Historically Disadvantaged South African businesses
Spend more than $13 billion a year procuring goods and services with around ¾ of this spent in developing countries
Sustainable Development Audits: 109 high risk suppliers audited with 30 improvement plans agreed
Jobs created/sustained through enterprise development initiatives: 47,070
Partnership is not just about what we do, it is also about our values and who we are as a company.
We are looking to partner with a diverse range of suppliers that embrace safety, are responsive and offer consistent quality products and services at a competitive cost.
Supply Chain use a variety of different online tools to manage day-to-day activities with suppliers and collaborate on a wider scale.