Belarusian woodworking companies should put more efforts into exploring the Chinese market. Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vladimir Semashko gave the relevant instructions at the session of the board of the Belarusian timber, woodworking, pulp and paper industry concern Bellesbumprom on 29 March, BelTA has learned.

China was one of Belarus' three major trading partners in 2015, Belarusian Deputy Economy Minister Alexander Yaroshenko said when speaking at a conference on the Chinese economy, Belarusian-Chinese cooperation and joint development of the Silk Road Economic Belt on 24 March, BelTA has learned.

The State Science and Technology Committee of Belarus and the Shanghai Science and Technology Commission signed an agreement on cooperation, BelTA learnt from the press service of the State Science and Technology Committee of Belarus.

China remains a key strategic and trading partner of Belarus, Belarus' Deputy Economy Minister Alexander Yaroshenko said when speaking at a conference on the Chinese economy, Belarusian-Chinese cooperation and joint development of the Silk Road economic zone on 24 March.

Visa-free travels between Belarus and China will be allowed for organized tourist groups starting April-May, BelTA learned from Vadim Karmazin, Director of the Tourism Department of the Belarusian Sports and Tourism Ministry, on 17 March.

China Xinjiang Bingtuan Construction & Engineering (Group) Co. Ltd., which is one of the biggest companies in China, has plans to implement a joint investment project in the agricultural sector of Gomel Oblast, BelTA has learned.

SZAO Industrial Park Development Company has become a member of the World Free Zones Organization (World FZO). The relevant agreement was signed in Minsk on 10 March, BelTA has learned.

Chinese companies are showing interest in investment projects of the tourist and recreation park Augustow Canal, BelTA learnt from the Administration of the Free Economic Zone Grodnoinvest.

China attaches great importance to the Great Stone Industrial Park project in Belarus, Liu Xuesong, Counsellor for Trade and Economic Affairs of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Belarus, said at a press conference on 4 March, BelTA has learned.

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.

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