The ambassador thanked Liu Jingzhen for the assistance in the form of 100,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine to Belarus and emphasized the exemplary cooperation between Belarus and China in the fight against COVID-19.
The parties discussed the development of the Belarus-China cooperation in various areas, including between the Belarus President Administration and the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, education and R&D organizations of the two countries.
24.02.2021Belarus-China trade hits $4.6bn in 2020
The trade between Belarus and China amounted to $4.6 billion, up by $0.8 million over 2019. Belarus' export increased by 9.4% ($776.9 million), import shrank by 1.7% ($3.84 billion). Belarus posted a trade deficit, however the gap narrowed by 4.1%
In 2020 the industrial output of the park's resident companies increased by 4.4 times to Br138.8 million. Their proceeds from sales rose by 3.2 times to Br188.9 million, with merchandise export up by 2.3 times to $75.8 million and fixed-capital investments up by 15% to Br104.1 million.
The revenues from selling products, works, services outside Belarus amounted to Br63.6 million (an increase of 8 times), which accounted for 33.7% of the total revenues
Cui Qiming stressed: “At present China-Belarus comprehensive strategic partnership, which is based on open and honest cooperation, constantly grows deeper while friendship of the two nations grows stronger, including as part of the joint fight against the epidemic."
Anton Dudarenok stressed that the potential of Belarus-China partnership enables the countries to maintain mutually beneficial contacts within the framework of the Belt and Road initiative and to continue aligning their development strategies.
“Over nearly six years, $650 million has been invested in the park. A supercapacitor, truck cranes, laser equipment, drones, Euro-6 engines and heavy-duty gearboxes, a 5G pilot communication zone and a multi-modal container terminal are just a few of the projects that are now underway in the park,” Aleksandr Yaroshenko said
According to the head of state, thanks to its foresight and efficient social and economic policy in 2020 China fully eradicated poverty and reached one of the Two Centenary Goals, which is to build a moderately prosperous society.
“On 10 February, Belarusian Potash Company reached an agreement with the consortium of Chinese customers (Sinochem, CNAMPGC, CNOOC) on the contract price of $247 per tonne,” the press service noted