Vancouver-headquartered China Gold International Resources Corp. Ltd. has announced eligibility of its shares for southbound trading under the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect. The move follows China Gold's inclusion as a constituent stock of the Hang Seng Composite SmallCap Index effective March 5, 2018, and provides investors from mainland China the opportunity to directly invest in the company's shares. The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect is a cross-boundary investment channel that connects the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Under the program, investors in each market are able to trade shares on the other market using their local brokers and clearing houses. China Gold operates mines in Mongolia and Tibet.