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25.04.2017

Medicinal herb plantations may appear in Vitebsk Region Mysteries of Chinese medicine on Vitebsk land. Plantations of medicinal herbs may appear in Vitebsk region with the participation of Chinese investors. Vitebsk received a delegation from the Chinese province of Shandong. The guests got acquainted with the ecological potential of Belarus. Commercial and investment proposals have been made to the Chinese delegation for a more detailed study.

23.04.2017

What did the Belarus President say in his State of the Nation Address?
What did the Belarus President say in his State of the Nation Address? Belarusians can make a living only thanks to their work. Free material goods will not come from heaven even if Metropolitan Pavel, Archbishop Kondrusiewicz and all the holy fathers of all faiths pray daily for the prosperity of our country. "This year should be the key one - there is nowhere for Belarus to retreat, and it is necessary to move forward in the economy, at least half a step, but we need forward movement," President Lukashenko said, addressing the people and the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on Friday.
Results of Alexander Lukashenko's meeting with Zhang Dejiang
Results of Alexander Lukashenko's meeting with Zhang Dejiang China’s economy today is implementing global projects. Such projects as the Eurasian Land Bridge. By a twist of fate Belarus is on this route and it can become one of the nodal platforms of a colossal economic project. Being one of the largest investors of today, China felt the perspectives of Belarus and there isn’t a single week without Chinese power brokers visiting Belarus. A Belarusian satellite was launched from the Chinese cosmodrome, Belarus and China are building the industrial park Great Stone together.

22.04.2017

Belarus to continue attracting Chinese investors, Alexander Lukashenko says
Belarus to continue attracting Chinese investors, Alexander Lukashenko says Economic questions are at the center of Alexander Lukashenko’s attention: employment, price determination, salary issues. President Lukashenko emphasizes that the situation is difficult but it is not critical. A lot was done in the 25 years of independence, and global crises checked Belarusian economy on viability several times. The main problem Belarus inherited from the Soviet times is the dependence on foreign markets.

21.04.2017

Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus' priority is a strong and competitive economy
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus' priority is a strong and competitive economy Building of a strong and competitive economy is a priority of Belarus, said President Alexander Lukashenko on 21 April addressing his annual address to the Belarusian people and the National Assembly. The State of the Nation Address is primarily a great opportunity to get a complete picture of the development priorities of Belarus at least for the current year. During these speeches, the Belarus head of state raises the most urgent and topical issues. Today, the President began his speech from international politics.

20.04.2017

Belarusian Railways count on increase in Chinese cargo flows
Belarusian Railways count on increase in Chinese cargo flows The company Belarusian Railways would like China to increase the flow of cargoes. Representatives of transport departments of the two countries held talks in Minsk. They agreed on a wider use of container express trains. Representatives of railways from 25 countries gathered in Minsk these days. They are discussing how to improve the quality of passenger service and make this type of transport more attractive for customers.

19.04.2017

Zhang Dejiang: China will support Belarus in its strive for political and social stability
Zhang Dejiang: China will support Belarus in its strive for political and social stability Investments in the banking sector and the development of the industrial park "Great Stone" were the major topics discussed on April 18 between Belarus and China at the Palace of Independence in Minsk. There, Alexander Lukashenko met with Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. The Belarusian head of state noted a high level of the bilateral political relations. The countries are strategic partners, and the economic side of the relations must follow suit.

18.04.2017

President Lukashenko to visit China in May
President Lukashenko to visit China in May It is expected that Alexander Lukashenko will visit China in May. The upcoming visit of President Lukashenko to China was discussed in the Belarusian Government during Prime Minister’s meeting with the Chinese parliamentary delegation on April 18, 2017. The two sides discussed specific possibilities for increasing mutual trade. 
Zhang Dejiang: China will support Belarus in its strive for political and economic stability
Zhang Dejiang: China will support Belarus in its strive for political and economic stability Investments into the bank sector and the development of the Chinese-Belarusian industrial park Great Stone. The future of the Belarusian-Chinese cooperation was discussed on April 18, 2017 at the Palace of Independence. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko received the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Zhang Dejiang. As Alexander Lukashenko stated the high level of bilateral political relations,
Belarus would like to place bonds on Chinese financial market
Belarus would like to place bonds on Chinese financial market Development of the Chinese-Belarusian industrial park and the entry of a Chinese bank into the Belarusian market were discussed April 18 at the Palace of Independence. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko received the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Zhang Dejiang.
Zhang Dejiang: Chinese-Belarusian relations rising to the next level
Zhang Dejiang: Chinese-Belarusian relations rising to the next level Deepening of political dialogue between Belarus and China and the successful implementation of joint initiatives are the topics discussed in Minsk during the visit of a representative parliamentary delegation from Beijing. On April 15, talks were held at the Council of the Republic. The sides identified priorities of further cooperation on a range of projects. In the center of attention was, of course, "The economic Belt of the Silk Road", which gem is the Chinese-Belarusian industrial park "Great Stone".

17.04.2017

Chinese delegation presents Geely car to Belarus National Assembly
Chinese delegation presents Geely car to Belarus National Assembly Development of political dialogue and successful realization of common initiatives. A parliamentary delegation from Beijing visited Belarus. The negotiations were held in the Council of the Republic of Belarus on April 15, 2017. Belarus and China determined the priorities of further cooperation in a range of projects. The Silk Road Economic Belt was at the center of attention and the industrial park Great Stone must become its pearl.
Belarus and China to focus on political dialogue and realization of common investment projects
Belarus and China to focus on political dialogue and realization of common investment projects Belarus and China are primed for a tighter political dialogue and the realization of common projects. It was confirmed by the representatives of Belarus and China on April 17, 2017. The meeting was held in the Council of the Republic of Belarus. A delegation of the National People's Congress (China) is visiting Belarus on these days. Belarus and China signed a cooperation agreement on April 17.
Zoomlion begins construction in Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park
Zoomlion begins construction in Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park A plant for the production of equipment for special vehicles was founded in the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park April 15. A groundbreaking ceremony marked the beginning of the implementation of a large investment project. Belarusian and Chinese specialists will produce cranes, utility and road-building machinery.

16.04.2017

Industrial Park Great Stone to have 10 new residents
Industrial Park Great Stone to have 10 new residents Opening of innovative plants will facilitate the establishment of hundreds of working places. As many as another ten resident companies will soon appear in the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone. This announcement was made by Chairman of the Minsk Regional Executive Committee. He also evaluated the effectiveness of the commissions on employment. Additional support of private initiative will be able to cardinally change the situation at the labor market.

15.04.2017

Industrial cooperation: China’s Hunan province and Mogilev region sign amicable agreement
Industrial cooperation: China’s Hunan province and Mogilev region sign amicable agreement Mogilev region and Chinese Hunan province will cooperate in metal and engineering industries. The partnership agreement was signed by the heads of the regions on April 14, 2017 in the town of Dnepr. The two regions have experience of cooperation. Joint manufacture of building and utility machinery was established at Mogilevtransmash plant. Mogilev region is also planning to export food products to Hunan Province, where the population is about 70 million people.

14.04.2017

Belarus and China to jointly produce dump trucks
Belarus and China to jointly produce dump trucks The dynamically developing relations with China is an example of mutually beneficial cooperation. Now the two countries will produce dump trucks together. There are plans to build a factory in China. New facets of cooperation were discussed during the visit of a delegation from China to BelAZ. The sides discussed several joint projects, including the supply of Chinese high-tech components for Belarusian heavy trucks. They will be manufactured by a company that holds a leading position in the world in the production of rail equipment and high-speed trains.

13.04.2017

Belarus can supply more dairy products to Hunan province
Belarus can supply more dairy products to Hunan province Belarus can increase the supply of food products to the Chinese province of Hunan, stated on April 13 Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko at a meeting with the Secretary of the Committee of the Communist Party of China in Hunan Province, Du Jiao. The region has developed agriculture, mining and steel industry. In accordance with the agreements concluded earlier, the Chinese province is closely cooperating with the Mogilev region of Belarus.

11.04.2017

Belarus' and China's law enforcement agencies need closer cooperation
Belarus' and China's law enforcement agencies need closer cooperation Belarus and China will continue active cooperation in the field of security. This was the subject of the April 10 meeting of the President of Belarus with the Minister of Public Safety as well as China's General Prosecutor. Alexander Lukashenko noted that despite the distance between the countries, the law enforcement agencies of Belarus and China have many common challenges. In particular, these are the new challenges of our time.

10.04.2017

Belarus and China: necessity of stronger cooperation between law enforcement agencies
Belarus and China: necessity of stronger cooperation between law enforcement agencies Belarus and China continue active cooperation in security sector. It was negotiated over at a meeting of President Lukashenko with China’s Minister of Public Security and China’s Prosecutor General. As Alexander Lukashenko stated, that despite the distance between Belarus and China, law enforcement bodies of the two countries have a lot of common tasks. Opposition to modern challenges, in particular.
Belarus and China draw up migration and readmission agreements
Belarus and China draw up migration and readmission agreements Belarus and China are drawing up migration and readmission agreements. China’s Minister of Public Security is visiting Minsk for the first time. The day before he me with his Belarusian colleague. Cooperation in such sectors as combating drug trafficking, cyberattacks, illegal migration and transregional crimes was discussed. China’s Prosecutor General is on a visit to Belarus as well.
Belarus President to China's Prosecutor General: We intend to intensify cooperation to fight against crime
Belarus President to China's Prosecutor General: We intend to intensify cooperation to fight against crime President of Belarus on April 10 met with China's Prosecutor General. Cooperation between the relevant departments of the two countries has been developing for more than a year. According to Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus and China are united by close ties not only at the top but also at the inter-ministerial level.
Belarus needs China's 2008 Olympics expertise ahead of II European Games
Belarus needs China's 2008 Olympics expertise ahead of II European Games Belarus and China will continue active cooperation in the field of security, said the President of Belarus at a meeting with the State Councilor of the PRC, Minister of Public Security. Alexander Lukashenko noted that despite the distance between the countries, the law enforcement agencies of Belarus and China have many common challenges. In particular, these are new challenges of our time: extremism and terrorism.

09.04.2017

Sharing experience in combatting terrorism, corruption and extremism: Belarus’ and China’s Prosecutor Generals meet
Sharing experience in combatting terrorism, corruption and extremism: Belarus’ and China’s Prosecutor Generals meet Against terrorism together. The meeting of Prosecutor Generals of Belarus and China was held in Minsk on April 9, 2017. The Heads of the administrations enacted the Program of cooperation for the next two years. It involves exchanging experience in combatting terrorism, cyberattacks, corruption and extremism.

29.03.2017

Belarus participates in Expo Fine Food 2017
Belarus participates in Expo Fine Food 2017 Belarusian products in Shanghai. Belarus is taking part in the international food exposition Expo Fine Food in China for the first time. All in all ten leading plants are representing Belarus. Chinese gastronomes are amazed by Belarusian chocolate, biscuits, marshmallows and rye beer (mildly alcoholic drink made from fermented rye bread, yeast or berries).

25.03.2017

China interested in Belarus’ food products
China interested in Belarus’ food products Belarusian business at the Canton Fair. On March 23, 2017 the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry discussed the possibility of exhibiting Belarusian products at the largest trading forum of China. The Canton Fair gathers hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world annually. The next fair will be opened on the 15th of April, 2017.

24.02.2017

Belarus plans to attract over $700m of Chinese investment annually
Belarus plans to attract over $700m of Chinese investment annually Belarus intends to annually attract more than $ 700 million in direct Chinese investment. This ambitious goal is realistic: now about hundreds of projects in various areas are in the pipeline between the business circles of the two countries. Belarus has established close cooperation with 15 Chinese provinces.

20.02.2017

National Language Week begins in Belarus
National Language Week begins in Belarus At least seven days Belarus will speak Belarusian as the Week of National Language has begun across the country. It is being held under the auspices of UNESCO. Today world speaks more than 6 thousand languages. The Belarusian language is considered one of the most melodic.

17.02.2017

Belarusian e-buses may appear in China
Belarusian e-buses may appear in China Belarusian e-buses may appear in China. A government delegation from Sichuan Province has visited the Belarusian e-bus producer and tested the transport novelty. Today, this machinery meets international ecological standards, which is especially important for China because of smog problems.

31.01.2017

Belarus-China diplomatic exhibition opens in Minsk National Library January 31
Belarus-China diplomatic exhibition opens in Minsk National Library January 31 The exhibition dedicated to the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Belarus and China will open January 31 at the National Library. "Under the wings of the dragon" is the motto of the exhibition. Visitors can enjoy about 300 publications. These are works of literature on history, culture, architecture, scientific and economic achievements of China. In the center of the exhibition is the section dedicated to Belarusian-Chinese relations.

24.01.2017

Book of memoirs of Belarusian diplomats presented in Minsk
Book of memoirs of Belarusian diplomats presented in Minsk Belarus-China relations are now reflected in the memories of Belarusian diplomats. A book dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries was presented in the Friendship House on January 23. The memories of five ambassadors of Belarus in China are collected in the publication. The diplomats have been working on the book during the year. They divided it proportionally: one year of service in China equals to eight pages of the book.

22.01.2017

Alexander Lukashenko to the leader of China: We proud of Belarus and China truly allied relations
Alexander Lukashenko to Xi Jinping: We are proud of Belarus and China relations This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the establishment of the Belarus-China diplomatic relations. On this occasion, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and President of China Xi Jinping exchanged congratulatory messages. One of the biggest results of cooperation is the construction of the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park Great Stone. It’s already called a true gem of the economic belt of the Silk Road.
China ambassador to Belarus gives exclusive interview to CTV
China ambassador to Belarus gives exclusive interview to CTV Diplomatic relations between Belarus and China turned 25 years. Over this time, the countries have become reliable strategic partners in various fields: from economy to education and science. They are implementing global investment projects, such as the Industrial Park "Great Stone". Credit support from China to Belarus is also growing. Minsk and Beijing are increasing their joint trade turnover. The leaders meet regularly. Recently, China has even introduced a new term in the diplomatic lexicon - the so-called "all-weather friendship".

20.01.2017

We always support each other: Cui Qiming about diplomatic relations between Belarus and China
We always support each other: Cui Qiming about diplomatic relations between Belarus and China Belarus and China celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations. Over this time the countries have become reliable strategic partners in various areas. Many global investment projects are being implemented. For example, the Industrial Park Great Stone. Credit support from China is growing too. Minsk and Beijing also are expanding the trade turnover.

18.01.2017

Belarus And Hong Kong Agree To Abolish Visas
Belarus, Hong Kong plan to abolish visas Belarus and Hong Kong have agreed on the mutual abolition of visas. The agreement was reached during the official visit of the Belarusian delegation to the special administrative region of China. This official visit has significantly intensified contacts at the business level. The sides have also signed an agreement on avoidance of double taxation. This document provides for measures to help prevent tax evasion on income and property between Belarus and Hong Kong.

11.01.2017

Grodno declared cultural capital of Silk Road in Belarus
Grodno declared cultural capital of Silk Road in Belarus Grodno has been declared the cultural capital of the Silk Road in Belarus. China's Ministry for Foreign Affairs has supported the initiative. This was reported on January 11 during the signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation between Grodno Oblast and Henan province (China) through the Red Cross. Among the issues reflected in the document are the exchange of volunteers, sharing of best practices of Special Rapid Deployment Forces as well as joining of efforts for rehabilitation of children with disabilities.

28.12.2016

Belarus, China creating venture capital investment fund
Belarus, China creating venture capital investment fund Belarus and China have created a venture capital investment fund. It will finance start-ups and the so-called growth companies. This is stipulated by the agreement on cooperation, which was signed in Minsk on 28 December.

23.12.2016

Wang Jue: Belarus and China have big prospects in education
Wang Jue: Belarus and China have big prospects in education Cooperation and new projects between Belarus and China were discussed in Minsk on December 22. Particular attention was paid to the education system.  Now about 2,000 Chinese students study in Belarus and more than 600 Belarusians are in China for educational purposes.

02.12.2016

Collection of Chinese poetry translated into Belarusian
Collection of Chinese poetry translated into Belarusian "Melodies of open heart" is the name of a collection of Chinese poetry translated into Belarusian, which was presented in Minsk. It includes poems by famous Wang Guozhen. This book is another opportunity for fans of Chinese culture without the knowledge of the Chinese language to touch the philosophy of that country. By the way, this is the seventh book in the series "Bright signs: Chinese poets".

14.11.2016

Cooperation of universities and schools of Belarus and Gansu Province discussed in MinskCooperation of universities and schools of Belarus and Gansu Province discussed in Minsk
Cooperation of universities and schools of Belarus and Gansu Province discussed in Minsk Education without borders will be not only for students, but also for pupils. The negotiations on the cooperation of universities, vocational schools and schools of Belarus and Gansu Province took place in Minsk. Chinese colleagues note their interest in such subjects as geology, engineering and information technology. The discussion concerning cooperation between universities is not a rare thing. At the same time, the dialogue on cooperation at the school level the Grodno region and Gansu Province held for the first time.

10.11.2016

Companies from China and Belarus intend to expand cooperation
Companies from China and Belarus intend to expand cooperation Minsk these days has become a platform which presents more than 40 companies from the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China. This presentation is a logical continuation of Belarus' participation in the fifth exhibition China-Eurasia in the city of Urumqi. China is among the top three trading partners of Belarus. This is confirmed by the bilateral trade figures. In 2015, Belarus-China trade amounted to more than $3 billion.

09.11.2016

Products of Chinese Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region presented at Minsk’s exhibition
Products of Chinese Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region presented at Minsk’s exhibition The cooperation in agriculture and mechanical engineering is a priority for Belarus and the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China. Minsk received a delegation from more than 40 Chinese companies. The product of these companies were presented at the exhibition that took place in the framework of the program of the comprehensive strategic partnership between Belarus and China.

06.11.2016

Andrei Kobyakov invites Li Keqiang to Belarus
Andrei Kobyakov invites Li Keqiang to Belarus Minsk and Beijing discuss bilateral economic cooperation. On November 5, in Riga, Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov met with Premier of the State Council of China Li Keqiang. The parties discussed the cooperation in agricultural, industrial and financial sectors and the implementation of large projects. For instance, the China-Belarus Industrial Park can become a pearl of the Silk Road. The majority of the countries participated in the summit are interested in a logistic potential of Belarus.
16+1 summit in Riga: Andrei Kobyakov meets with Li Keqiang and Māris Kučinskis
16+1 summit in Riga: Andrei Kobyakov meets with Li Keqiang and Māris Kučinskis Belarus takes part in the summit of Heads of Government of Central and Eastern Europe and China 16+1 that is held in Riga. Belarus participates in the summit as an observer. Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov arrived in Latvia on a working visit. The format of the meeting is initiated by China for the fifths time. Participants of the summit will discuss the cooperation of countries in spheres of investments, transportation, finance, science, education and culture.

01.11.2016

China abolishes transit visas for Belarusians
China abolishes transit visas for Belarusians Transit through China without visas. Belarus has been included in the list of countries whose citizens have the right to stay in the country without special permission in case of arriving on international flights landing in China. A 72-hour visa-free regime is in force at 15 checkpoints, while at three others, this regime lasts six days. A similar practice today also applies to Chinese citizens who travel via Minsk.

31.10.2016

Chinese veterinarians inspect Belarusian meat packing plants
Chinese veterinarians inspect Belarusian meat packing plants Chinese veterinarians finished the official inspection of Belarusian meat packing factories. The experts were inspecting the Belarusian approach to feeding livestock and the rules of the production of meat and meat products. Chinese specialists favorably evaluated the work of Belarusian colleagues and the level of the veterinary service in Belarus.  

28.10.2016

Center of Traditional Chinese Medicine to appear in Minsk region
Center of Traditional Chinese Medicine to appear in Minsk region The Minsk region and the Chinese province Zhejiang agreed to build the Center of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Minsk region. In accordance with the agreement, the Belarusian party and the Chinese party have particular obligations. Thus, the Department of Health of the Minsk Regional Executive Committee will provide the Center of Traditional Chinese Medicine with rooms and necessary equipment. The Chinese party will send its specialists to treat Belarusians and to teach Belarusian doctors.

15.10.2016

Meeting with representatives of Guangdong held in Minsk
Meeting with representatives of Guangdong held in Minsk Belarus and China, cooperation between regions. Businessmen from Chinese province Guangdong visited Minsk. The partners met at the trade, economic and tourist conference. Businessmen estimated the possibility of investment in projects of China-Belarus Industrial Park and activation of tourist business of Minsk and Guangdong. About 160 companies from all Minsk regions presented their abilities. The Chinese delegation consisted of representatives of more than 60 enterprises.

10.10.2016

Mikhail Kovalev, professor of Belarusian State University on IMF loan for Belarus and role of China in economy
Mikhail Kovalev, professor of Belarusian State University on IMF loan for Belarus and role of China in economy Belarus has had a successful cooperation with the IMF for many years. In 2010, we received a large loan worth 3.5 billion dollars in the framework of the Standby Program. Belarus has already paid its debt. Now, there are discussions about a new loan from the IMF with very good interest. However, should Belarus count so much on the IMF? We asked the opinion of professor Mikhail Kovalev. We hope to get a loan worth 3 billion dollars for 10 years with the interest rate of 2.3% a year. What does it mean?

06.10.2016

Salaries in Belarus to increase by 9% in 2017
Salaries in Belarus to increase by 9% in 2017 Belarus' draft budget for 2017 has been adopted. In the second reading, the absolute majority of deputies voted for the draft of the main financial document. It will retain social orientation. One-third part of the budget will be earmarked for state programs: in education - for the development of innovative approaches, while in health care focus will be made on affordability and quality. Payroll fund will increase by 9%, while labor pensions will be increased twice.

03.10.2016

Contracts worth billions of dollars: effect from Belarus’ President visit to China
Contracts worth billions of dollars: effect from Belarus’ President visit to China As much as 11 billion dollars is the effect from the Belarusian President’s visit to China. This is the sum of all real and expected contracts. Mechanical engineering, high technologies, education, agriculture are the spheres that are part of the economic cooperation between Belarus and China.

02.10.2016

“Reliable, comprehensive, mutually beneficial”: Results of Alexander Lukashenko’s visit to China
“Reliable, comprehensive, mutually beneficial”: Results of Alexander Lukashenko’s visit to China The territory of Belarus is 45 times less than the territory of China. The Chinese population is 145 bigger than the population of Belarus. The Belarusian GDP is also much less that one in China. However, from now on, such different countries like Belarus and China will be strategic partners.

01.10.2016

Results of Belarus’ President’s state visit to China: “Belarus is among four close friends”
Results of Belarus’ President’s state visit to China: “Belarus is among four close friends” On October 1, the results for the economy after the state visit of Alexander Lukashenko to China were announced. About $11 billion is the sum of the contracts that will be implemented. All the documents signed in Beijing are falling into four categories. The documents are related to political, investment, trade and humanitarian spheres. Nikolai Maksimov, political scientist:What do trustworthy relations mean? It means that China considers Belarus as its reliable partner.
Belarus’ President state visit to China: $11 billion is sum of potential contracts
Belarus’ President state visit to China: $11 billion is sum of potential contracts The first economic results of the state visit of Alexander Lukashenko to China have been announced today. About $11 billion is the sum of the contracts that will be implemented. All the documents signed in Beijing are falling into four categories. The documents are related to political, investment, trade and humanitarian sphere.

30.09.2016

Alexander Lukashenko about China-Belarus Industrial Park: Project demonstrates to Europe and whole world growing technological level of China
Alexander Lukashenko about China-Belarus Industrial Park: Project demonstrates growing technological level of China The China-Belarus Industrial Park should become a showpiece project. This was an announcement made by Belarus’ President speaking with students of the Beijing University on September 30. It was said that the Park would be the pearl of the Silk Road. At the same time, it could become an international project, as various companies from different countries are eager to participate in it.
Belarus' President: China is one of the pillars of multipolarity and stability in the world
Belarus' President: China is one of the pillars of multipolarity and stability in the world China is one of the pillars of multipolarity and stability in the world, said Belarus' President September 30 speaking with students of Peking University. Alexander Lukashenko raised the topic of the situation in the world. The President noted that international politics today is characterized by strong competition of states in all spheres of life: economic, scientific and cultural.
Alexander Lukashenko to visit Beijing University September 30
Alexander Lukashenko to visit Beijing University September 30 The architecture of mutual benefit is based on the foundation of strong friendship. Belarus and China have achieved a high degree of trust in the relations. The visit of President of Belarus to China continues. It is expected that on September 30, Alexander Lukashenko will visit Peking University, where he will meet with the leadership of the university, students and answer their questions.
Xi Jinping to Alexander Lukashenko: "I am very pleased that our agreements are being effectively implemented"
Xi Jinping to Alexander Lukashenko: "I am very pleased that our agreements are being effectively implemented" On the foundation of mutual benefit and strong friendship. Such atmosphere reigned at the meeting of the Belarusian and Chinese presidents on September 29 in Beijing. In a confidential atmosphere Alexander Lukashenko and Xi Jinping talked for about an hour. And, despite the fact that the leaders regularly exchange visits, they do find lots of topics to discuss. After all, the relations of the strategic partners are developing dynamically and are being raised to a new level.
Alexander Lukashenko to Xi Jinping: We've made really serious progress in our cooperation
Alexander Lukashenko to Xi Jinping: We've made really serious progress in our cooperation Relations between Belarus and China are developing dynamically and are being raised to a new level. This was the topic of the September 29 talks of Alexander Lukashenko and President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping. The two leaders talked to each other for about an hour. And despite the fact that the sides exchange visits regularly, they always find topics to discuss. Today, the two countries appreciate the high level of cooperation. Since September 2015 alone, more than 40 visits to China of the Belarusian delegations took place.

29.09.2016

Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus and China have achieved highest degree of trust
President Lukashenko: Belarus and China have achieved highest degree of trust Belarus and China have achieved a high degree of trust in their relations, said President Alexander Lukashenko September 29 meeting with the Chairman of the Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Yu Zhengsheng. These days Alexander Lukashenko is in Beijing for a state visit.
China is reliable partner of CIS, Sergei Lebedev says
China is reliable partner of CIS, Sergei Lebedev says CIS countries consider China a reliable and equal partner, said chairman of the CIS Executive Committee - CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev in Minsk 28 September. Prospects for the development of integration, as well as preliminary results of the 25th anniversary of the CIS were discussed in Minsk September 28.      The Academy of Sciences brought together about 300 experts, including CIS Executive Committee officials, diplomats and politicians.
Alexander Lukashenko to hold talks with Xi Jinping September 29
Alexander Lukashenko to hold talks with Xi Jinping September 29 The visit of President of Belarus to China continues. Board number 1 landed at Beijing airport. The Belarus head of state was met with red carpet and a guard of honor. On September 29 in Beijing Mr Lukashenko is going to hold talks with President of China Xi Jinping. After the meeting the sides are expected to sign about 30 documents on the development of cooperation in political, economic and social spheres. A number of important bilateral meetings are also planned.
Vladimir Amarin: Belarus' cooperation with China is acquiring credit and investment nature
Vladimir Amarin: Belarus' cooperation with China is acquiring credit and investment nature During the current state visit of the Belarus President to China the two nations plan to sign about 30 documents in all areas. On the eve of the arrival of Alexander Lukashenko a Belarusian delegation composed of members of government, heads of ministries and departments, directors of major industrial enterprises arrived in the capital of China. They already have held a number of fruitful meetings and talks with Chinese partners.
Chinese tourists can come to Belarus in group tours without visas
Chinese tourists can come to Belarus in group tours without visas Chinese tourists will be able to come to Belarus without a visa as part of travel groups. The corresponding agreement was signed between the two countries on 28 September. Also Belarus is working on granting tourists from 'safe countries' a five-day visa-free entry to Belarus. Over the past two years, Belarus has greatly simplified entry procedures for citizens of Turkey, Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar who visit our country for tourism purposes.

28.09.2016

Belarus President departs for China from Minsk
Belarus President departs for China on three-day visit President of Belarus has gone on a state visit to China. The Belarusian leader's plane headed for Beijing from the national airport Minsk.      The President's visit will last 3 days. In the capital of China, Mr Lukashenko is going to hold talks with President Xi Jinping. After the meeting the sides are expected to sign about 30 documents on the development of cooperation in political, economic and social spheres.
Sergey Lebedev: CIS countries regard China as reliable and equal partner
Sergey Lebedev: CIS countries regard China as reliable and equal partner CIS countries consider China a reliable and equal partner, said chairman of the CIS Executive Committee - CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev in Minsk 28 September. Minsk is hosting an international forum dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the CIS. Taking part are more than 200 representatives of the Commonwealth countries. They are staff of government agencies, diplomatic missions, ambassadors and permanent representatives of the CIS countries, heads of the largest scientific and educational institutions.
Belarus President to visit China 28 September, over 30 deals at stake
Belarus President to visit China 28 September, over 30 deals at stake President Alexander Lukashenko on September 28 will go on a state visit to China. The two countries, despite the distance, have long been old friends and strategic partners. Dozens of successful projects implemented jointly prove it. The CTV crew is already working in Beijing.

27.09.2016

China can give both new technologies and investment, Sergei Kizima says
China can give both new technologies and investment, Sergei Kizima says Diplomatic relations between Belarus and China were established in 1992. At the same time, the Chinese Embassy was opened in Minsk. From 1993, Belarusian diplomats began working in Beijing. During this time the Belarusian head of state visited China eight times. Chinese President Xi Jinping came to Belarus on a three-day visit in May 2015. MORE: Belarus President to make state visit to China September 28, 2016

26.09.2016

Belarus President to make state visit to China September 28 The President of Belarus is going to make a state visit to China on September 28-30. In Beijing, Alexander Lukashenko will hold talks with President of China Xi Jinping. Following the meeting, the sides are expected to sign 30 international documents on cooperation in the political, economic and social spheres. A number of important bilateral meetings are also planned. The President of Belarus is going to visit Peking University. He is set to communicate with the leadership of the university and students.
Belarusian companies sign contracts worth $20 million at EXPO in China
Belarusian companies sign contracts worth $20 million at EXPO in China Belarusian companies have signed contracts worth $20 million at EXPO in China. An agreement has been reached to supply confectionery and dairy products on the Asian partner's market. In 2016, Belarus took part in the exhibition in the status of the guest of honor. The total number of exhibitors exceeded 40 Belarusian companies. Thus virtually all sectors of the economy were represented: from engineering to transit and tourism sectors

21.09.2016

Regions of Belarus and China sign roadmap of bilateral cooperation
Regions of Belarus and China sign roadmap of bilateral cooperation The regions of Belarus and China have signed the roadmap of their cooperation that includes more than 30 projects. The second meeting of the group responsible for the trade and economic cooperation of Belarus and China took place during the forum in China. The parties also agreed on organizing a large exhibition of products from Chinese western provinces in Belarus. This exhibition will take place in November.

08.09.2016

Meeting with Secretary of State Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of China held in Belarus
Meeting with Secretary of State Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of China held in Belarus Direct investments, joint projects and comprehensive cooperation between Belarus and China. These were the issues discussed on September 8 in Belarus.

07.09.2016

5 Chinese projects to be implemented in Partizansky district in Minsk
5 Chinese projects to be implemented in Partizansky district in Minsk The Partizansky district in Minsk has 5 investment sites to show to Chinese colleagues. New projects will be implemented in the sphere of education, sport and construction. The export between the Partizansky district in Minsk and China has increased by 11 times. During a three-day visit, the Chinese representatives will go to Belarusian industrial enterprises and meet with Minsk’s businessmen.

05.09.2016

How Belarusian-Chinese business resumes its natural course and why there is Chinese character near MAZ abbreviation
How Belarusian-Chinese business resumes its natural course and why there is Chinese character near MAZ abbreviation About the future of the machines with the logo MAZ. Three letters are not enough, and there will appear a Chinese character. Maybe then, great Belarusian machines will become as popular as the Great Wall of China. These machines are legends. New models with the logo MAZ could appear on the pedestal. And in the chronicle of the automobile plant, Chinese characters may appear. This will help factory workers to learn new technologies and understand the notion of export diversification.

31.08.2016

Chinese engineering company establishing cooperation with Mogilev plants
Chinese engineering company establishing cooperation with Mogilev plants Belarusian-Chinese cooperation is also unfolding at the regional level. A large engineering company from China is establishing joint production facilities with Mogilev city plants. For now the sides are considering only test projects.  Companies plan joint production of Belarusian-Chinese tower and mobile cranes. Currently the available prototypes are being tested. In the future, plans are to sell equipment on the market of the Eurasian Union.

30.08.2016

Belarus and China strengthening relations between regions
Belarus and China strengthening relations between regions Belarus guarantees Chinese companies the most favorable conditions for work, stated President Alexander Lukashenko at the meeting with representatives of Hunan Province of China. The delegation is headed by the mayor of the central city of Changsha, which is one of the twenty largest economically developed cities in China. Among the guests was head of the machine-building corporation Zoomlion. It is one of China's leading producers of special-purpose machinery. Representatives of the company are interested in active cooperation with the Belarusian producers.

29.08.2016

Belarus guarantees Chinese companies the most favorable conditions, President says
Belarus guarantees Chinese companies the most favorable conditions, President says Belarus guarantees Chinese companies the most favorable conditions, said August 29 President Alexander Lukashenko meeting with representatives of the Chinese province of Hunan.  The delegation is headed by the mayor of the central government of Changsha City and the head of a large construction company. Changsha one of the twenty largest cities in terms of economic development in China. More than seven million people live there.

23.08.2016

Belarus to be main guest of honor at exhibition EXPO China-Eurasia in September
Belarus to be main guest of honor at exhibition EXPO China-Eurasia in September Belarus will be the main guest of honor at the exhibition "EXPO China-Eurasia". The large-scale forum will be held in Xinjiang in September - China's north-western region. During the fair organizers will acquaint visitors with the production capacity, investment climate and tourism opportunities of Belarus. Particular attention will be given to the Belarusian-Chinese project - the Industrial Park "Great Stone". During the forum, the two states will also discuss new possibilities for the development of trade and economic cooperation between Belarusian and Chinese regions.

19.08.2016

Alexander Krepak
Minsk-Shanghai collaboration: new business center to open in Sofia Kovalevskaya Street The Moskovsky district of Minsk is ready to provide space for several dozens of investment sites for their partners from Jiading District. The first project will appear in Sofia Kovalevskaya Street. It will be a business center. The construction has already begun. It will include sports and recreation facilities, administration offices and shops. Besides, the business partners agreed on further development of trade and economic relations and cooperation in social sphere.
Chinese regions' interest in practical cooperation with Belarus growing, Alexander Lukashenko says
Chinese regions' interest in practical cooperation with Belarus growing, Alexander Lukashenko says Technology, investment and the strengthening of regional ties. This is the formula for success of trade relations between Belarus and China. Prospects for the development of the strategic partnership between the two countries were discussed during the August 18 meeting of President Alexander Lukashenko with Secretary on Political and Legislative Affairs of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China Meng Jianzhu.

18.08.2016

Alexander Lukashenko holds talks with Meng Jianzhu
Alexander Lukashenko holds talks with Meng Jianzhu Technological and investment cooperation should become the main engine of trade relations between Belarus and China. The sides pin hopes also on regional ties, said Alexander Lukashenko meeting with a member of the Politburo, Secretary of Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission of the Chinese Communist Party.
Belarusian-Chinese intergovernmental committee on cooperation to meet in Minsk August 18
China's Meng Jianzhu visiting Belarus Belarus is expanding cooperation with China. Member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China Meng Jianzhu is visiting Belarus. August 18, there will be held a joint meeting of the Belarusian-Chinese intergovernmental committee on cooperation. The development of relations with China country is one of the priorities of Belarus' foreign policy. The parties regularly exchange visits at various levels. There is an active inter-parliamentary dialogue underway too. Political and trade and economic ties are developing dynamically.

16.08.2016

Belarus, China discussing strategic partnership development
Belarus, China discussing strategic partnership development Belarus and China are discussing the possibility for the development of a strategic partnership. On August 16 mutual interests will be discussed during a meeting of the Belarusian-Chinese commission for trade and economic cooperation.  These days, a delegation from our country, headed by the Minister of Economy, is visiting China. The potential of mutual interest is great. These are investment and the financial sector, manufacturing cooperation, expansion of mutual trade, and the implementation of major business projects. 

11.08.2016

Belarusian pilots win two silver medals at army Olympics
Belarusian pilots win two silver medals at army Olympics At the army Olympics, pilots from Belarus have won two silver medals in the categories "assault aircraft" and "military transport aircraft." Team Belarus, in the Avia Darts event, put the crews on Su-25 and for the first time on Mi-8. Piloting, intelligence and the use of lethal force: according to the results of all tests Belarusians only slightly lost to Russians. Moreover, Belarus has shown the best accuracy.

10.08.2016

Chinese tourists can visit Belarus without visas from September 2016
Chinese tourists can visit Belarus without visas from September 2016 Chinese tourists will be allowed to enter Belarus without a visa from September 2016. The relevant agreement between the two governments has come into force.  Groups of travelers numbering five or more people, organized by tour operators, may enter the territory of Belarus without special permission. It is enough to have a passport and an invitation.

04.08.2016

About 200 joint innovation projects: Belarusian and Chinese investors meeting in Minsk
About 200 joint innovation projects: Belarusian and Chinese investors meeting in Minsk About 200 innovative projects are being discussed today in Minsk. Belarusian and Chinese investors have met in Belarus. This is the first such forum in the history of cooperation between the two countries. The list of areas to interact in includes electronics, biopharmaceuticals, fine chemistry. In addition to the forum considered the establishment of industries based on the industrial park "Great Stone".

28.07.2016

Belarusian blueberries tested at Chinese Academy of Sciences
Belarusian blueberries tested at Chinese Academy of Sciences Useful for health and your own purse. During the first months of summer more than 400 tons of blueberries have been purchased from the population of the Minsk region. The suppliers plan to pick 750 tons this season. Despite predictions, the Belarusian National Union of Consumer Societies (Belkoopsoyuz) does not see obstacles to surpassing blueberry picking plans. Most blueberries are exported. This is one of the most sought-after berries abroad. Among the regular customers is the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

27.07.2016

Belarus premier visits Belarus-Chinese BelGee company
Belarus premier visits Belarusian-Chinese BelGee plant The Prime Minister of Belarus considers it necessary to create modern car sales centers in the country. Andrei Kobyakov raised this topic inspecting one of the largest investment projects in the field of mechanical engineering. The construction of a new auto plant is now underway in the Borisov district. A facility for the production of Belarusian-Chinese cars is set to open by the end of 2016. The head of government not only assessed the infrastructure and technological capabilities, but also personally tested one of the models.

25.07.2016

Tractor plant and investment fund: Belarus-China future projects
Tractor plant and investment fund: Belarus-China future projects New major projects are planned between Belarus and China. This week, representatives of the Chinese corporation CITIC Group visited Minsk. At a meeting with President Alexander Lukashenko the details of the future projects were discussed. The company from China has already built three cement plants in Belarus. Now it is engaged in the production of passenger cars and modernization of Orsha Linen Mill.

22.07.2016

Huawei opens service center in Minsk
Huawei opens service center in Minsk China increasingly often chooses Belarus for realization of their business projects. July 21 Huawei's service center opened in Minsk. It will house a showroom, too. It will present the entire product line of the Chinese IT brand. These are mobile phones and a variety of other devices.

20.07.2016

China to invest $120 million in hotel and business center in Minsk
China to invest $120 million in hotel and business center in Minsk Another joint Belarusian-Chinese project has started today - the construction of a modern hotel and business complex in the Tsentralnyi district of Minsk. On July 20 a capsule was laid here with a message to future generations in Belarusian and Chinese. The design occupies an area of ​​140,000 square meters and is unique for Belarus. The high-risers, from 9 to 25 floors, will house offices, a hotel and even a clinic. A fitness center and 8 tennis courts are also included in the plan.
President Lukashenko meets with head of Chinese corporation CITIC Group
Belarusian-Chinese major joint projects as of 2016 Belarus and China are discussing the possibility of implementing new large-scale business projects. Mutual interests were talked over during the meeting of the Belarus President with the head of CITIC Group, China's largest corporation, at the Palace of Independence on July 20. The parties already have successful experience of cooperation. First of all, this is the construction of three cement plants and modernization of Orsha Linen Mill. Now they are creating a company for the production of cars, as well as the first joint investment fund.
Belarus President expresses interest in cooperation with CITIC Group
Belarus President expresses interest in cooperation with CITIC Group Belarus and the Chinese state corporation CITIC Group plan to implement new projects. President Alexander Lukashenko today met with the head of the company Mr. Wang Jun. Minsk already has successful experience of cooperation with the corporation. First of all, this is the construction of three cement plants. Now a company for the production of passenger cars is being established and modernization of Orsha Linen Mill is underway.

18.07.2016

Chinese businessmen allocate $150,000 for restoration of Smolevichi district
Chinese businessmen allocate $150,000 for restoration of Smolevichi district The elimination of the consequences of last week's hurricane continues in Belarus. Chinese businessmen have decided to help the Minsk region. Smolevichi District administration:Despite the fact that everything is okay in financial terms there, this aid is still very valuable. I want to thank our Chinese friends who can to support us in this difficult time. Cash certificates have been handed today to the leadership of Minsk Oblast. As much as $150,000 will be spent on reconstruction works in Smolevichi district.

13.07.2016

Belarus President requires breakthrough in relations with China
Belarus President requires breakthrough in relations with China The President of Belarus has made a number of appointments. The changes affected the country's diplomatic corps. Alexander Lukashenko appointed ambassadors to China and Georgia.  Addressing the diplomats, the President stressed the need to increase the momentum in foreign trade. Starting from July 12, the Embassy of Belarus in China will be headed by Kiryl Rudy. An economic expert and assistant to the President is already familiar with the work of the diplomatic mission in China. However, his new role is immeasurably more important.

12.07.2016

Belarus to send new ambassadors to China and Georgia The President of Belarus has made a number of appointments. There are changes in the composition of diplomatic corps: Alexander Lukashenko appointed ambassadors to China and Georgia. Kiryl Rudy has been appointed ambassador of Belarus to China.  Kiryl Rudy, ambassador of Belarus to China Mikhail Myatlikov has become ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Belarus to Georgia. Prior to that, he headed the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce.
Minsk, Guangdong Province ink sports cooperation memorandum
Minsk, Guangdong Province ink sports cooperation memorandum Exchange of coaches and athletes, joint events, and the development of tourism: new opportunities for athletes of the Minsk region are open after the signing of a sporting agreement with a China province.  The regional administration of Minsk Oblast signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Chinese province of Guangdong. This is a long-standing friend and partner of the central Belarusian region.
Belarus to supply more to Africa
How Belarusian ambassadors promote nation's economy worldwide Increase positions in traditional markets and developing new ones. Belarusian diplomats working around the world now face such tasks. On June 11 Minsk hosted a meeting of heads of diplomatic missions and consular institutions of Belarus. The topic of foreign economic activity became the priority one.

06.07.2016

Grodno companies to present products in Gansu
Grodno companies to present products in Gansu More than a dozen of Grodno companies will present their products at an exhibition in Gansu province of China. Among the major items will be milk, flax, starch and glass products. Also the Belarusian region will present its potential for large businesses of the Chinese province. Belarusians are set to visit a technopark and a new industrial zone in Lanzhou. The visit aims to develop bilateral relations between the regions.

03.07.2016

Xi Jinping congratulates Belarus on Independence Day
Xi Jinping congratulates Belarus on Independence Day In his congratulatory message to the President of Belarus and the Belarusian people, timed to Independence Day, Chinese President Xi Jinping noted that Belarus' development has reached outstanding results.

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