In 2015 Belarus' export to China went beyond $800 million. The figure was mentioned by Liu Xuesong, Counsellor for Trade and Economic Affairs of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Belarus, at a press conference on 4 March, BelTA has learned.
The initiative to create the Silk Road Economic Belt is a great idea promoting unity and creation, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said in an interview with China Central Television (CCTV) on 1 March, BelTA has learned.
Belkommunmash Company plans to produce electrobuses jointly with China, Deputy Chairperson of the Minsk City Hall Zhanna Birich said at the meeting between the Minsk City Hall authorities and Deputy Vice Premier Natalia Kochanova on 29 February to discuss the development of the social and economic sector in the light of the requirements of Decree No.78, BelTA informs
The Belarusian confectionery company Spartak and the Chinese retail company Nanjing Su Cang Liu International Trade based in Nanjing signed a cooperation agreement on 22 February, BelTA learned from the Belarusian company.
The Chinese retail company Nanjing Su Cang Liu International Trade based in Nanjing is ready to buy food from Gomel Oblast. The company's General Manager Zhang Jin made the statement as he met with Gomel Oblast Governor Vladimir Dvornik on 19 February, BelTA has learned.
The construction of the China-Belarus Industrial Park Great Stone proceeds on schedule, Kirill Koroteyev, First Deputy Director General of SZAO Industrial Park Development Company, told BelTA.
08.02.2016Belarus aims for $1.5bn export to China
Belarus intends to secure at least $1.5 billion worth of export to China. The plans are stipulated by the draft national program meant to support and develop Belarus' export in 2016-2020 (Belarus Export), BelTA has learned. The document has been published by the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the sake of public discussion.
The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) will draw up a list of priority infrastructure projects to promote the integration between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and the Silk Road Economic Belt by early March 2016. The relevant decision was made during the first meeting of the working group for the development of proposals concerning joint transport and infrastructure projects to couple the EEU and the Silk Road Economic Belt, BelTA learned from the EEC press service.
Social homes will be built in Brest Oblast using Chinese investments, BelTA learned from representatives of the Architecture and Construction Committee of the Brest Oblast Executive Committee.
China will continue strengthening cooperation with Belarus in the education sector, China's Charge d'Affaires to Belarus Luo Zhanhui said at a concert held on 1 February to mark China's Spring Festival, BelTA informs.
Grodno Oblast plans to attract China's loans for the implementation of projects in its industry, construction and healthcare, BelTA learnt from the Grodno Oblast Economy Committee.
The Belarusian Railways has outlined the main areas of activity to develop international cooperation in 2016, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Belarusian Railways.
A total of 47,800 China-EU 20-foot containers were moved along the Belarusian railway in 2015, up 1.4 times from 2014, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Belarusian Railways.
The launch of the Belintersat-1 satellite will allow Belarus enter the world market of satellite-based services, become a member of the international group of professionals in the sector, establish promising partner relations with the key market players, BelTA learnt from the press service of the State Military Industrial Committee.
Belarus' Consul General in Shanghai Valery Matsel presented the investment potential of the China-Belarus Industrial Park Great Stone as he spoke at the international investment forum devoted to cooperation with China's Jiangsu Province in the context of the construction of the Silk Road Economic Belt, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Belarus is planning to raise a preferential consumer loan in the amount of $51,834,700 for 15 years from the Export-Import Bank (Eximbank) of China for the second phase of the project to upgrade Orsha Linen Mill in 2015-2017. This decision is contained in Resolution No.1104 of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus dated 29 December, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian government.
The Chinese-language page of the official website of the Republic of Belarus belarus.by has gone online, BelTA has learned.
Plans have been made to involve Chinese capital in home construction in Brest Oblast in 2016, BelTA learned from Brest Oblast Governor Anatoly Lis during the joint session of the Brest Oblast Executive Committee and the Brest Oblast Council of Deputies on 28 December.
Belarusian Railways will provide consulting services to the administration of the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone and its residents for the sake of working out cargo transportation and logistics schemes. The relevant trilateral memorandum was signed by representatives of Belarusian Railways, the park administration, and the park development company on 22 December, the Belarusian Railways press service told BelTA.
A Belarusian cultural center in China will be set up on the premises of the Belarusian Embassy in Beijing in 2016, Belarusian First Deputy Culture Minister Irina Driga said during an online conference “Belarus' draft Code on Culture” on the website of the BelTA News Agency.