The construction of new cement lines at the three cement plants in Belarus will be launched in second half of 2009. Thus, the plants will start utilizing the Chinese loans then too, BelTA learnt from the department for the industry of construction materials of the Ministry of Architecture and Construction of Belarus.

Vitebsk and Chinese Jinan are ready to expand mutual contacts in various spheres and develop cooperation at new, higher level. This statement was voiced by Mu Luang, the Deputy Head of Permanent of the Board of Popular Representatives of the Chinese city after the signing ceremony of the Agreement to establish twinning relations between the cities, BELTA reports.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Belarus is planning to increase exports of dairy products to China, spokeswoman for the ministry Daria Kozlovskaya told BelTA.

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