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19.11.2017

Official opening of BelGee in Belarus: interesting facts
Official opening of BelGee in Belarus: interesting facts The official start of BelGee automobile plant has been given on November 17, 2017. The plant is located in the Borisov district and on the first day of its work the firs car was manufactured. President Alexander Lukashenko participated in the opening of the Belarusian-Chines plant. What is more, the directors of the Chinese corporation Geely were there as well.

18.11.2017

China to build football stadium in Belarus
China to build football stadium in Belarus During Alexander Lukashenko’s visit to the plant BelGee, the President told about the planned building of the national sports stadium of Belarus. Alexander Lukashenko, President of the Republic of Belarus:When I came to you, you asked me to build this stadium. I said if BATE plays well, we will build a stadium. BATE started to ply well, the stadium was built, and then BATE stopped showing results.

17.11.2017

Belarus President meets with Vice-Chancellor of Germany
Belarus waiting for German investors in Great Stone park Belarus is opening a new page of relations with Germany, aimed at a better direction, said on November 17 President Alexander Lukashenko at a meeting with the Vice-Chancellor, Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany. Sigmar Gabriel has been in this position since January. The parties do have something to discuss. Germany is one of the key foreign trade partners of Belarus. It takes the fourth place in terms of turnover. The products of Belarus' forest industry and wood processing are well known in Germany. Belarus' import has clear investment character.

16.11.2017

Chinese and Turkish investors interested in poultry production in Belarus
Turkish investors interested in poultry production in Belarus Turkish investors plan to build poultry farms in Belarus, said Belarus' Minister of Agriculture and Food Leonid Zayats at a press conference on November 15. "Recently, representatives of the Turkish business visited Belarus and examined the territories of Kopyl, Kletsk regions for the construction of poultry farms. They want to produce broiler meat. They need an area of ​​about 30,000 hectares. It is planned that the products will then be exported," Leonid Zayats said.

28.10.2017

Monument to Confucius opened in Minsk
Monument to Confucius opened in Minsk The monument to Confucius was solemnly opened in the yard of the Belarusian State University on October 26, 2017. The sculpture enlarged the gallery of the university, which is dedicated to people who contributed into the development of world politics and science. The opening of the monument was dedicated to the international conference “Belarusian-Chinese cooperation within the project “Way and Belt”.

27.10.2017

What Chinese don't understand in Belarus?
What Chinese don't understand in Belarus? Every Sunday, Chinese students meet with Belarusians in the Pushkin library in Minsk. On October 22, the two nations discussed each other's gastronomic preferences. On the eve of the meeting, one hundred Chinese students were interviewed. We found out that weather is one of the things Chinese don't like in Belarus. But there are many more questions about Belarusian cuisine. "Boiled potatoes?" asks Fu, who teaches Chinese to students at the Belarusian State University. "How can you eat it without sauce or something spicy?"

26.10.2017

Chinese kids to come to Belarus for recuperation in 2018
Chinese kids to come to Belarus for recuperation in 2018 Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko congratulated the head of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping on the successful completion of the XIX Congress of the Communist Party and re-election as Secretary General of that organization. Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus: Your ideas on "socialism with Chinese characteristics entering a new era" are received with great interest in Belarus.

25.10.2017

Belarusian meat certified in China
Belarusian meat certified in China Belarusian poultry will appear in Chinese shops in the first quarter of 2018. A memorandum of corresponding certification has already been signed. Belarusian beef is also to taste for the Chinese people. The supplies of this meat worth 20 million dollars will be provided before the end of 2017. The day before a Belarusian delegation visited China, where the issue on expanding the list of plants with a right to supply products was discussed.

23.10.2017

Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park companies hiring more employees
Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park companies hold contest to hire translators Personnel for companies of the Great Stone industrial park were selected on October 22. A special contest for the best translation was organized for potential employees of major Belarusian and Chinese campaigns. More than 50 young professionals showed the desire to demonstrate their own skills, and in the long run find a job. During two days they took written tests, listening and interpreting. Professional jury assessed their work.

19.10.2017

Kupala Theater to go on China tour
Belarus' Kupalovsky Theater to go on China tour The performance "Seagull" by the Kupala Theater will be shown in China. The famous play by Russian writer Anton Chekhov directed by Nikolai Pinigin will be presented in four cities in the PRC. The Belarusian masters will surprise Chinese audience during three weeks. The troupe's decorations have already been delivered to China.
Belarus to create more Chinese schools
Belarus to create more Chinese classes There will be more schools with Chinese classes in Belarus. Today, hieroglyphs are taught in six institutions of the country. Meanwhile, Chinese are also studying Belarusian and Russian. Without difficulties in translation, it remains to successfully cooperate in various fields - from economics to science. Ninth-grader Arina Shevtsova has studied Chinese from the first grade, and now it's been already 9 years. Hieroglyphics are almost all familiar. She says Chinese is the language of the future. Perhaps, Arina will learn economics already in China.
Xi Jinping: We must give up Cold War mentality
Xi Jinping: We must give up Cold War mentality The world must abandon the mentality of the Cold War and the politics of power, said chairman of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping. The appeal to all countries was voiced at the opening of the All-China Congress of the Communist Party - the most important political event in China. The leader of the PRC stressed the need to apply new approaches to international relations, excluding confrontation and block thinking.

02.10.2017

Belarus President invites Chinese leader to visit Belarus in 2018
Belarus President invites Chinese leader to visit Belarus in 2018 The President of Belarus invited the Chairman of the People's Republic of China to come to our country in 2018 on a state visit. Alexander Lukashenko once again reminded about warm relations between Minsk and Beijing in the congratulation sent to Xi Jinping on the occasion of the PRC People's Day, which was celebrated on September 30.

01.10.2017

Alexander Lukashenko invites China President to visit Belarus in 2018
Alexander Lukashenko invites China President to visit Belarus in 2018 The President of Belarus invited the President of the People's Republic of China to visit Belarus with a state visit in 2018. Alexander Lukashenko has once again reminded about the warm relations between Minsk and Beijing in his congratulations to Xi Jinping on the National Day of the People's Republic of China, which was celebrated on September 30.

27.09.2017

Chinese authors of books translated into Belarusian visit Minsk
Chinese authors of books translated into Belarusian visit Minsk A presentation of books by Chinese authors whose books were translated into Belarusian was held in the Belarus capital. A delegation of the Union of Writers in Shanghai is now in Minsk. Despite the fact that this is the first visit of the writers from China, for a long time there has been close literary collaboration between the two countries. In particular, Chinese students studying in Belarus are leading their literary projects.
Chinese tourists to be allowed 30-day visa-free entry to Belarus
Chinese tourists to be allowed 30-day visa-free entry to Belarus The tourists from China are always welcomed in Belarus. Citizens from China will be allowed a 30-day visa-free entry to the country. This idea is now being worked out by foreign policy departments.

25.09.2017

Foreigners to be allowed to stay in Belarus without registration for 10 days
Foreigners to be allowed to stay in Belarus without registration for 10 days There will be more visa-free territories in Belarus now: the railway station, the airport in Grodno and part of the Belovezhskaya Pushcha will be added to the already visa-free Augustow channel. On September 25, the Ministry of Sport and Tourism of Belarus said foreigners will be able to stay in Belarus without registration for 10 days instead of current five. It is also considering the introduction of a 30-day visa-free regime for guests from China.

13.09.2017

Belarus, China to produce engines in Great Stone Industrial Park
Belarus, China to produce engines in Great Stone Industrial Park Joint production of engines will be established by Minsk Automobile plant and a Chinese company in the Great Stone Industrial Park. The building of the plant is planned for the nearest two years. The power of it is up to 20 thousand engines per year. It will allow to satisfy the necessities of Belarusian producers of cargo, passenger, special and agricultural machinery. A document on mutual cooperation was signed at the Council of Ministers on September 13, 2017.

12.09.2017

 Great Stone Industrial Park to have trade unions
Great Stone Industrial Park to have trade unions The corresponding decree has been signed by the President. Primarily, such a document is necessary to protect the social and economic rights of the employees. The Great Stone Industrial Park is developing; as many as 34 companies are there. It is planned that a whole city with a residential area and industrial zone will appear on the 205 square kilometers in the future. The new document supplements the decree on the activities of political parties and trade unions and comes into force from the moment of signing.

06.09.2017

Collection of Belarusian proverbs published in Chinese
Collection of Belarusian proverbs published in Chinese Belarusian tales, legends and riddles have been translated into Chinese. Thanks to the joint work of scientists from the two countries, a collection of samples of folk wisdom - proverbs and sayings - has been recently published. The countries plan to publish a multi-volume book, which will be dedicated to the monuments of spiritual culture of Belarus.
Chinese medical equipment company to develop Belarusian laser technology
Chinese medical equipment company to develop Belarusian laser technology A Belarusian innovation will be exported: a Chinese company for the production of medical equipment has adopted a development of Belarusian scientists. We are talking about a Belarusian laser technology for a device which is used in cosmetology. It is designed to remove scars. Currently, these devices are very much in demand, including in Europe and the United States.

05.09.2017

Smolevichi college students to study Chinese language
Smolevichi college students to study Chinese language The Smolevichi District Executive Committee and the Belarusian-Chinese Industrial Park have signed a cooperation agreement. According to the agreement, the students of the Smolevichi college will be studying the Chines language. It will allow to train highly qualified specialists for joint projects, to get rid of the language barrier. What is more, initiatives in the agricultural sector are expected. Chinese investors are interested in building an agricultural complex with modern greenhouses.

31.08.2017

President Lukashenko: Belarus two projects away from becoming world's leading potash producer
President Lukashenko: Belarus two projects away from becoming world's leading potash producer Belarus intends to become a world leader in the production of potash fertilizers, said President Alexander Lukashenko on August 31 at a meeting with Mikhail Gutseriev, Russian businessman and chairman of the Slavkali board of directors. Today, Belarus accounts for one seventh of the world export of potash fertilizers.

21.08.2017

Belarusian food stand opens in supermarket in Chinese Hubei
Belarusian food stand opens in supermarket in Chinese Hubei Economic Belt of the Silk Road in action. On August 18 a Belarusian food stand opened in China's Wuhan, in one of the largest supermarkets of the city. The stand in Hubei Province features Belarusian dairy, juices, and chocolate. Taking part in the opening ceremony was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to China Kiryl Rudy.

02.08.2017

Belarus, China into active phase of Great Stone project
Belarus, China into active phase of Great Stone project Belarus and China reached an unprecedented level of cooperation. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko met with the Chairman of the Committee on Control and Management of State Property under the State Council of China, Xiao Yaqing. The structure unites more than a hundred largest corporations. Representatives of 16 of them came to Minsk on August 1. The annual turnover of these companies is more than 1.5 trillion dollars. Their interests range from medicine and auto industry to defense.

01.08.2017

Fiber optic laser production plant to appear at Great Stone Industrial Park
Fiber optic laser production plant to appear at Great Stone Industrial Park A fiber optic laser production plant will appear at Belarus-China Industrial Park “Great Stone”. The company which deals with high-tech production, became the 15th resident of the Great Stone. With the help of unique technologies, laser equipment for different projects will be produced in the park. Another advantage of the produced goods is compactness. It is expected that the amount of investments will exceed 30 million dollars.
Belarus President: Great Stone Park should be a model of Belarus-China cooperation
Belarus President: Great Stone Park should be a model of Belarus-China cooperation Belarus and China have reached an unprecedented level of cooperation. Alexander Lukashenko held a meeting with the Chairman of the Committee on Control and Management of State Property under the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Xiao Yaqing. The structure unites more than a hundred largest corporations. Representatives of 16 of them came to Minsk today. Their interests range from medicine and auto industry to defense. The annual turnover of these companies is more than $1.5 trillion.
Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park to get 15th resident
Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park to get 15th resident A new resident is set to appear in the Chinese-Belarusian industrial park Great Stone. A Chinese company producing fiber-optic lasers is ready to invest $30 million in its production site. This equipment is used in a variety of areas ranging from machine-tool building to surgery. This is already the 15th resident of the industrial park.
PRC marks 90th anniversary of People's Liberation Army: Alexander Lukashenko sends congratulations
PRC marks 90th anniversary of People's Liberation Army: Alexander Lukashenko sends congratulations August 1 China celebrates the 90th anniversary of the People's Liberation Army. At the solemn meeting dedicated to the anniversary Chinese leader Xi Jinping stressed that the PRC will never compromise on sovereignty, security and interests of the country's development. China has recently hosted a military parade involving 12,000 troops and hundreds of pieces of equipment. Almost half of the presented weapons were shown for the first time.

28.07.2017

Belarus to supply $20m worth of meat to China
Belarus to supply $20m worth of meat to China Beef worth $20 million will be supplied by Belarusian producers to the Chinese market within a year. The corresponding contracts with partners from the PRC were signed on July 28 by three enterprises. Belarus received the right to sell the beef on July 10.

25.07.2017

Belarus, China law enforcement officials sign cooperation document July 25
Belarus, China law enforcement officials sign cooperation document July 25 Security of one way and one belt will be provided by Belarusian and Chinese law enforcement officials. The cooperation document was signed on July 25, 2017. The partners will exchange information and will promote joint investigations. The delegation p the Public Security Ministry of China is visiting Belarus these days.

19.07.2017

Joint training of Belarusian and Chinese special forces
Joint training of Belarusian and Chinese special forces The special forces of Belarus and the People's Police of China have completed the joint training. The final demonstration performances were held at a training ground near Borisov. The soldiers simulated a counter-terrorist operation. According to legend, militants captured a settlement and took refuge in buses. It took the military about half an hour to search and eliminate terrorists.

18.07.2017

Union Shield 2017 antiterrorist operation held in Belarus
Union Shield 2017 antiterrorist operation held in Belarus The joint antiterrorist drill was held by the special forces of Belarus and China. The final military performances were held on the range near Borisov. The soldiers carried out an antiterrorist operation. According to the legend, militants captured a settlement and are hiding in uses. As many as two town buildings were the focus of attack. For the search and elimination of terrorist, the joint forces of Belarus and China needed about half an hour.

14.07.2017

China to finance national football stadium construction in Belarus
China to finance national football stadium construction in Belarus On July 14 it became known that Chinese partners will help Belarus in the construction of the national football stadium and a swimming pool meeting international standards in Minsk. The government of China will provide relavant assistance, about $1.2 billion.

13.07.2017

Belarus plans to supply fish to China
Belarus plans to supply fish to China China is opening the market for Belarusian meat products - frozen beef and chicken. On July 10, the sides agreed the deal in Minsk. Deliveries will start in the coming weeks. In the meantime, the sides are studying the possibility of deliveries to China of Belarusian carp fish.

12.07.2017

First day of Chinese special forces in Belarus
First day of Chinese special forces in Belarus The joint anti-terrorist drills has been conducted by the Belarusian and Chinese special forces in Minsk. Such exercise was held in Belarus for the first time. More than 30 fighters arrived from China. The guests will spend two weeks here. During this time they will work out the basic methods of combating the threats of terrorism. An entire unit from distant China. The fighters of the special forces of the People's Republic of China came to Belarus for the first time.
2018 may be declared Year of Tourism in Belarusian-Chinese relations
2018 may be declared Year of Tourism in Belarusian-Chinese relations Belarus needs to tell the world about itself more bravely, said on July 11 the head of state. From year to year Belarusian-Chinese relations are growing stronger. Over 25 years of diplomatic relations, mutual trade has increased almost 100 times! The investment cooperation has been established: one of the key sites of the Silk Road will be the Chinese-Belarusian industrial park The Great Stone. Nine residents of the park are already registered.

11.07.2017

Belarus,China hold joint anti-terrorism drill in Minsk
Belarus,China hold joint anti-terrorism drill in Minsk Officers from and unit commanding officers from China came to Minsk. During one week special forces of Belarus and China will be exchanging experience and will hold a full range of operations. They will work off activities on detaining dangerous special criminals, clampdown of gangs, and experience in tactical shooting.

10.07.2017

Belarus to supply meat to China: Agreement signed in Minsk
Belarus to supply meat to China: Agreement signed in Minsk More than 20 Belarusian enterprises got the right to export beef to China. The agreement on supplies was signed in Minsk by the Ministry of Agriculture of Belarus and the Main State Administration for Quality Control, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China. The decision to open the market was made following a series of inspections conducted by Chinese specialists. The latter, by the way, ended two weeks ago.

09.07.2017

Minsk's Frunzensky District, Chinese Jilin sign trade and economic cooperation agreement
Minsk's Frunzensky District, Chinese Jilin sign trade and economic cooperation agreement The cooperation agreement of Minsk’s Frunzensky district and the Chinese city of Jilin was signed in Minsk. Artem Tsuran, head of Frunzensky district Administartion:We will first of all offer development of the investment potential of Frunzensky district, development of territories, different building projects, joint production projects as well.

07.07.2017

Visa-free stay in Belarus may be increased up to 10 days
Belarus may extend visa-free stay up to 10 days The visa-free stay of foreign citizens in Belarus can be extended up to 10 days. This is the proposal of the Ministry of Sport and Tourism of Belarus. The change will help attract tourists, and first of all those who are interested in sports and recreation. Five days, which travelers have now, may not be enough for a full course of treatment or, say, sports tournaments. Also, Belarus is considering a 30-day visa-free regime for tourists from China.

04.07.2017

Foreigners about 2017 Independence Day in Belarus
Foreigners about 2017 Independence Day in Belarus Traditionally Independence Day is celebrated not only by citizens of Belarus, but also by foreigners who live with us. For some, the third of July is the opportunity to feel the rhythm of Belarusian life to the fullest while for others this is the occasion to be imbued with our culture. Some even call Belarus their second home after such days.

21.06.2017

Belarus, China sign cooperation agreements
Belarus, China sign cooperation agreements Minsk and Beijing are opening new horizons of cooperation – agriculture, innovations, tourism. A few agreements were signed today by the Minsk Department of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and the China Association of Trade in Services as well. The documents were signed by representatives of the two countries at the business forum.

19.06.2017

China to invest 50m dollars for building 22 residential houses in Belarus
China to invest 50m dollars for building 22 residential houses in Belarus As many as 22 apartment residential houses will be built in the regions and in Minsk with the help of Chinese investments. The foreign side will take all the costs. The total value of the projects is more than 50 million dollars. The money is allocated from the funds of the technical and economic aid, which is provided by the agreements between China and Belarus. One of the Chinese companies will be building the houses.

18.06.2017

Belarus to export ice-cream to China
Belarus to export ice-cream to China Belarusian ice-cream in China’s shops. The sweet delicacy will be exported to China by Belarus’ plant “Santa Bremor” for the first time. The first lot will be exported as early as July of 2017. The choice of ice-cream is wide, more than 50 kinds of the dessert- eskimo, fruit lollies, multilayer rolls.

16.06.2017

Scientists of Belarus and China seeking benefits on Silk Road
Scientists of Belarus and China seeking benefits on Silk Road Scientists of Belarus and China discussed practical steps to implement joint projects on June 15 in Minsk. The main theme of the meeting is the expansion of scientific, technical and humanitarian cooperation and the choice of the most successful model for the development of the economic belt of the Silk Road. Today the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences are implementing projects worth $4 million.

15.06.2017

Alexander Lukashenko congratulates Xi Jinping on his birthday
Alexander Lukashenko congratulates Xi Jinping on his birthday Our personal friendship and friendship of Belarus and China is strong and remains such "in any weather". Such words were addressed to Chinese President Xi Jinping by the Belarusian leader, Alexander Lukashenko. The leader of China celebrates his birthday on June 15.

13.06.2017

Ecologic packaging planned to be produced in Belarus
Ecologic packaging planned to be produced in Belarus Ecofriendly packaging is planned to be produced in Belarus according to an unusual technology. The main component of the unique material will be original products as corn and potatoes. In order to get one kilo of polylactide (this is the new name of the novelty), two and a half kilos of corn and three kilos of potatoes are needed.

08.06.2017

SCO summit in Astana: last preparations
SCO summit in Astana: last preparations On June 8, Alexander Lukashenko is going to meet with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The leaders will discuss the agenda of bilateral relations and interaction in integration formats.

02.06.2017

Cui Qiming: Chinese children have warm feelings for Belarusians
Cui Qiming: Chinese children have warm feelings for Belarusians An entertaining event timed to Children's Day was organized for children and grandchildren of the settlers from the Chernobyl-hit zone living in the Minsk region. The meeting was held in Minsk's House of Veterans and it was attended by more than 100 people. These are families from different parts of the Minsk region, who were forced to leave their native land after the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986. But on June 1 almost no one recalled this. The event was filled with joy and lots of surprises.
Belarus increasing dairy supplies to China
Belarus increasing dairy supplies to China Belarusian dairy products are conquering the markets of Southeast Asia and Africa. In 2017, Belarusian producers opened the market of Egypt for further supplies. Meanwhile, Belarus is one of the world's top five exporters of dairy products. The geography of supplies covers more than 30 countries. Together with Australia, Belarus shares third place in the list of the largest butter exporters. In terms of cheese deliveries Belarus is confidently holding fourth place in the world. Today, one of the tasks is diversification of sales markets.

25.05.2017

Belarus Energy Ministry signs memorandum with CMEC
Belarus Energy Ministry signs memorandum with CMEC The Belarusian side has signed a memorandum with China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC). Among the priority directions are production, transmission, distribution of electric power, modernization of stations, alternative energy, exchange of experience and technologies. By the way, this Chinese corporation has successfully implemented more than 10 projects in Belarus.
First cargo train on its way from China to Belarus
First cargo train on its way from China to Belarus The first freight train is on the way from China to Belarus. The train is using a new direct railway, which should become one of the important transport corridors between China and Europe. The train is expected to arrive in about 10 days. The first train carries 41 containers of Chinese goods to Belarus: from mobile phones to spare parts for cars. Previously, export products from southern Chinese cities were exported to Belarus either by sea or by a long rail way.

24.05.2017

Alexander Shumilin: Belarus-China cooperation is developing dynamically
Alexander Shumilin: Belarus-China cooperation is developing dynamically An incubator of high-tech projects will be created in Belarus, and the building of an innovative center will soon be started in the industrial park. The development of scientific and technological cooperation in countries which are on the Silk Way was discussed at the forum in Minsk on May 23, 2017. The forum gathered representatives of nearly 100 organizations from 12 countries. The largest delegation was from China.

23.05.2017

First batch of BelGee vehicles expected in June
First batch of BelGee vehicles expected in June The first industrial batch of BelGee cars will come off the assembly line in June, said Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko at the opening of the Belarusian Industrial Forum. Three main shops (welding, painting and assembly) will be prepared for test drive by the middle of June. During the three days of continuous operation, 222 crossovers will be assembled at the plant.

22.05.2017

First container train to depart from China's Shenzhen to Belarus May 22
First container train to depart from China's Shenzhen to Belarus May 22 On May 22, the first container train will leave for Belarus from China's Shenzhen. The project will be launched thanks to the close cooperation of Belarusian Railways with Russia, China and Kazakhstan. The new route will pass through these countries. The final point for the train will be Kolyadichi near Belarus capital Minsk. Here operates a land port that accepts goods from different countries, now increasingly often from the PRC.

21.05.2017

Alexander Lukashenko's visit to China: New business ideas ahead
Alexander Lukashenko's visit to China: New business ideas ahead President Lukashenko made a visit to China, we will tell you about it. But first, let's consider a few funny facts and pictures. China is the country of records! First of all, in terms of population. It allows surprising with extras during various holidays and actions.

20.05.2017

Belarus cancels visa regime with China for official travels
Belarus cancels visa regime with China for official travels Chinese citizens can come to Belarus without visas with a purpose of an official tour. The corresponding decree was signed by President Lukashenko. It is aimed at strengthening official cooperation with countries, on a regional level primarily. The cancelation of visa regime was discussed during the last visit of Alexander Lukashenko to Beijing. According to the new rules, Chinese citizens can stay in Belarus up to 30 days. However, they need to have a passport for official tours.

19.05.2017

Collection of Chinese poetry translated into Belarusian presented in Minsk
Collection of Chinese poetry translated into Belarusian presented in Minsk "The wisdom of silent mountains of the silent" is the title of a new book of the series "Light Signs: Poets of China". The idea of ​​creating the collection is to get Belarusians familiar with the culture of China. More than a hundred poems by Chinese poets were translated into the Belarusian language. The book was presented at the House of Friendship in Minsk. In the near future, the Culture Center of Belarus will open in Beijing, which will promote Belarusian art.

17.05.2017

Belarus and China to make greater use of Silk Road's capabilities
Belarus and China to make greater use of Silk Road's capabilities The transport corridor of the economic belt of the Silk Road will be used more widely by Belarus and China. The governments of both countries have signed an agreement on the development of international transport which declares closer cooperation in the use of railway, auto- and air infrastructure.
China to consider $1bn loan for Belarus
China to consider $1bn loan for Belarus Joint construction of the economic belt of the Silk Road, investment opportunities worth billions of dollars and prospects for introducing a visa-free regime. These topics were discussed during the working visit of the President of Belarus to China. The final chord was the meeting of Alexander Lukashenko with the Chairman of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping. The heads of state discussed the results of the Beijing forum "One Belt, One Road", as well as key issues of bilateral relations.
Belarus, China may establish mutual visa-free regime for 30 days
Belarus, China may establish mutual visa-free regime for 30 days Belarus and China are exploring the possibility of introduction of a mutual visa-free regime for up to 30 days. This topic was discussed at the meeting of the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko with Chairman of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping in Beijing. Now there is a visa-free regime between the countries for holders of diplomatic or service passports, as well as tourist groups. In addition, there are arrangements for short trips to some Chinese cities.

16.05.2017

A Silk Road project: Belarusian food products to be shipped to Khorgas
Silk Road project: Belarusian food products to be shipped to Khorgas On May 16 Belarus and China cooperation was discussed in Minsk. Here an agreement was reached on the delivery of Belarusian food products to Khorgos. This is one of the projects on the new "Silk Road". It is located in the border zone of China and Kazakhstan. Here rules of duty-free trade operate. Kaharman Jazin, head of the international cross-border cooperation center Khorgos (Kazakhstan):This is an integral part of this project "One Belt". This is kind of a node, on which all this is implemented.
Xi Jinping: New perspectives opening up in Belarus-China dialogue
Xi Jinping: New perspectives opening up in Belarus-China dialogue The results of the Beijing Forum, the possibility of mutual visa-free regime and the creation of a working group on the fight against terrorism are the main results of the meeting between the President of Belarus and Chinese President Xi Jinping on May 16. The meeting participants discussed projects in economic, social and military areas. China will consider the opportunities of lending Belarus $1 billion for the modernization of oil refineries.
Belarus, China may introduce mutual one-month visa-free regime
Belarus, China may introduce mutual one-month visa-free regime Impressions of the Beijing forum, possible mutual visa-free regime for a period of 30 days and the creation of a working group on the fight against terrorism. The President of Belarus and Chinese President Xi Jinping on May 16 discussed a wide range of matters of cooperation between the two countries. The meeting discussed projects in economic, social and military areas. China will consider the opportunities of lending Belarus $1 billion for the modernization of oil refineries.
Belarus President: Industrial park Great Stone expected to be like city of the future
Belarus President: Industrial park Great Stone expected to be like city of the future Belarus and Austria are opening a new page in their relations. Yesterday, the leaders of the countries of the Silk Road adopted the final communiqué of the forum "One Belt, One Road". The large-scale summit brought together heads of state and government, as well as heads of major international organizations. Alexander Lukashenko also made his proposals at the roundtable.

15.05.2017

Country leaders adopt final communique at One Belt, One Way forum May 15
Country leaders adopt final communique at One Belt, One Way forum May 15 Leaders of countries participating in the One Belt, One Way forum adopted final communique. Alexander Lukashenko took part in the grand summit. Talks were held in the international conference hall “Yuantouzhu”. This is where a few round table talks were held. The official day started with the welcoming ceremony of country leaders.
Belarus and China sign contracts worth $13 million
Belarus and China sign contracts worth $13 million The current summit One Belt, One Way is a key event of the last years both for China and the countries participating in the project. Xi Jinping initiated to revive the Silk Way. Today representatives of more than 100 states are discussing the new political and economic power outlook in Beijing. It is difficult to overestimate Belarus’ role in this ambitious project. Being on the main transport routes of Europe and the East, Belarus was among the first countries to support the revival of the Silk Way.
Four new residents come to Great Stone industrial park
Four new residents come to Great Stone industrial park It is expected that the One Belt One Road forum in Beijing will give a new impetus to the development of China's largest project abroad. The park "Great Stone" officially added four new residents. On May 15, agreements were signed in Beijing on the implementation of fast-payback projects. Unique production facilities will be based in the park located near the Belarus capital Minsk. Belarus-made LED technology and equipment that will make it possible to use the energy of the earth will appear on the world market in the near future.
One Belt, One Road in Beijing: Who will take part in the global forum?
One Belt, One Road in Beijing: Who will take part in the global forum? President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko departed for a working visit to the People's Republic of China on May 13. The President will take part in the forum of international cooperation One Belt, One Road. A bilateral meeting with Chairman of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping is planned. Meetings and negotiations with other foreign leaders are also expected. Our special correspondent Olga Yurut is now in China and is going to tell us more on the story.
Belarus President taking part in One Belt, One Road forum in Beijing
Belarus President taking part in One Belt, One Road forum in Beijing The main political news is coming from Beijing these days where the grand summit "One Belt, One Road" brought together the top leadership of 30 countries. On May 15, the President of Belarus is taking part in a round table of world leaders. Alexander Lukashenko urged them to a peaceful and mutually beneficial development. This is the only way to achieve prosperity of states, he said.  The official day began with the ceremony of the meeting of the heads of state.

14.05.2017

Belarusian China Town: life of Chinese people in Belarus
Belarusian China Town: life of Chinese people in Belarus Alexander Lukashenko will be taking part in the international forum One Belt, One Way on May 14, 2017 in China. The Silk Way supposes the creation of a trade corridor for product supplies from the East to the West at reduced rates. All the participant of this grand forum will be able to get some benefits out of it. Especially those countries, which are alike Belarus, found themselves on the new Silk Way.
Nawaz Sharif about Belarus-Pakistan relations
Nawaz Sharif about Belarus-Pakistan relations President Alexander Lukashenko is taking part in the One Belt, One Way forum in Beijing. The grand summit opened on May 14, 2017 in the Chinese state conference center. Leaders of 29 countries arrived in China. Alexander Lukashenko had a possibility to talk to some of them. “One Belt, One Way” are the words pronounced more than one hundred times a minute in nearly all the languages here. More than four thousand journalists are in the press center of the forum. The summit is broadcasted on TV channels, to radio and information agencies.
Alexander Lukashenko and Pakistani Premier discuss bilateral cooperation at One Belt, One Way forum in Beijing
Alexander Lukashenko and Pakistani Premier discuss bilateral cooperation at One Belt, One Way forum in Beijing Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is taking part in the One Belt, One Way forum in Beijing. The large scale summit opened on May 14, 2017 in the Chinese state conference center. Leaders of 29 countries arrived in China. Alexander Lukashenko had a possibility to talk to some of them. “One Belt, One Way” are the words pronounced more than one hundred times a minute in nearly all the languages here. More than four thousand journalists are in the press center of the forum. The summit is broadcasted on TV channels, to radio and information agencies.
Alexander Lukashenko to stay in China till May 16
Alexander Lukashenko to stay in China till May 16 Alexander Lukashenko arrived in China on working visit on May 13, 2017 in the evening. President Lukashenko will stay in China till the 16th of May. Here he will partake in the international cooperation forum One Belt, One Way. Nearly three dozen of heads of states and governments are expected in the Chinese capital. The extension and the widening of the dialogue on the Eurasian continent will be discussed.

13.05.2017

Alexander Lukashenko goes on working visit to China
Alexander Lukashenko goes on working visit to China Alexander Lukashenko went on a working visit to China. The President’s plane took off from Minsk National Airport. Alexander Lukashenko will stay in Beijing till the 16th of May. There he will take part in the international cooperation forum One Belt, One Way. As many as 30 heads of states and governments are expected in Beijing. The extension and the widening of the dialogue on the Eurasian continent will be discussed.
Xi Jinping to hold meeting with President Lukashenko
Xi Jinping to hold meeting with President Lukashenko Beijing is expecting Belarusian board number one. Alexander Lukashenko went on a working visit to China. This is the tenth time President Lukashenko is visiting China. What is more, Belarus was one of the first countries to start strategic relations with China within the One Belt, One Way project. The Chinese-Belarusian industrial park became the flagship project of cooperation within the Belt and the Way. The Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park Great Stone unites and develops both trade and technologies.

12.05.2017

Logistics center to open in Chinese-Belarusian industrial park May 12
Logistics center to open in Chinese-Belarusian industrial park May 12 The logistics center with an area of ​​more than 50,000 square meters will open on May 12 in the Chinese-Belarusian industrial park. It will be the first major project of this Belarusian-Chinese joint project and will allow both residents of Great Stone and international carriers to place products. Very soon, another exhibition complex and a hotel will be commissioned in the industrial park. The construction of a health center, a design institute and an innovations center will begin there in June.
Belarus President to visit China May 13-16
Belarus President to visit China May 13-16 Alexander Lukashenko will pay a working visit to China from May 13 to 16. In Beijing, the Head of State will participate in the forum of international cooperation "One Belt and One Way".  The event participants will discuss the deepening and expanding cooperation on the Eurasian continent. It is expected that at the international forum, the President of Belarus will also hold a series of negotiations with foreign leaders. 

08.05.2017

"Beautiful, friendly, tasty!" What Chinese journalists think about Belarus
"Beautiful, friendly and tasty!" What Chinese journalists think about Belarus Another group of foreign guests was in the spotlight these days - Chinese journalists from the central and regional media of that huge and influential country. In scale, China and Belarus are like an elephant and a dog from the famous fable - no offense to us. Although we can say it in another way: the dragon and the stork. Not only size matters. The important geographical position of Belarus, which is on the new Great Silk Road, the principled political position, the authority of Lukashenko in the presidential community...

07.05.2017

President Lukashenko meets with representatives of Chinese media
President Lukashenko meets with representatives of Chinese media President Lukashenko held a meeting with representatives of Chinese media. Alexander Lukashenko used to answer questions of Russian regional media before. It is possible that the new tradition will come into practice now. As many as 41 journalists came to Belarus from 10 Chinese provinces. Representatives of 28 newspapers, TV channels, and radio are in the delegation. The total media outreach is more than half of the Chinese population.
First container train with Belarusian products departures to China
First container train with Belarusian products departures to China Belarusian products transported to China through the railway. The first train with Belarusian products left the Belarusian town of Smorgon for China on May 6, 2017. It will travel through the Silk Way. The train is to travel 10,000 kilometers till it reaches the Chinese city of Chengdu. What is the train transporting to China and what perspective does the railway open for Belarus’ economy?

06.05.2017

Belarusian products to reach China 5 times quicker
Belarusian products to reach China 5 times quicker The travel time fell by five times. The first train with Belarusian products left the Belarusian town of Smorgon for China on May 6, 2017. It will travel through the Silk Way. The container train was loaded with building materials, which were produced in Grodno region. The train of 40 carriages is to travel 10,000 kilometers till it reaches the Chinese city of Chengdu.
Chinese representatives discuss investments and legislation harmonization
Chinese representatives discuss investments and legislation harmonization China is interested in setting up the largest technopark in the world abroad. The realization of the project and its perspectives were discussed in Minsk on May 6, 2017. Authority representatives, diplomats, both Belarusian and Chinese businessmen, who work in Belarus, gathered for a roundtable discussion. Experts say that the main task for now is to fulfill the industrial park Great Stone with certain projects and create conditions for investors. Work in this direction is being carried out.

05.05.2017

First social house in Vitebsk, built with Chinese investments, welcomes new settlers
First social house in Vitebsk, built with Chinese investments, welcomes new settlers The first multi-apartment social house in Vitebsk, built with Chinese investments, welcomed new settlers May 5. Townspeople who especially needed such state support will finally receive apartments. These are large families and families raising disabled children, orphans and single-citizens who are unemployed for sickness.

04.05.2017

Belarus to take part in summit One Belt, One Road in Beijing in mid-May
Belarus to take part in summit One Belt, One Road in Beijing in mid-May Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko emphasizes the importance of the forthcoming visit to China for the development of relations between the two countries. The future of the Belarusian-Chinese cooperation was discussed at the May 4 meeting of the President with representatives of Chinese central and regional media. Strong and reliable relations have been established between the countries, the relations of states have the character of a strategic partnership.
Belarus President meets with Chinese media
Belarus President meets with Chinese media, hails relations with PRC At this moment, Alexander Lukashenko is holding a meeting with Chinese central and regional media. About 40 journalists from the largest media of the PRC gathered in the Palace of Independence. They are employees of the Xinhua news agency, the China Daily newspaper, the central television of China. In early May, they arrived on the first large-scale press tour in Belarus. They have already visited the landmark places of Belarus and Minsk, such as the Mound of Glory, the largest factories, the "Great Stone" industrial park and the High Technology Park.
Belarus President counts on more investments from China
Belarus President counts on more investments from China China will not find any closer European country than Belarus, said on May 4 the Belarusian President meeting with representatives of Chinese central and regional media. Strong and reliable relations, referred to as the strategic partnership, have been established between the countries.
Chinese journalists pleased to see different aspects of Belarus' economy
Chinese journalists pleased to see different aspects of Belarus' economy Minsk may become a meeting place for the implementation of the global Chinese project One Belt, One Road. Almost all companies from China operating in Belarus' market, are registered in the capital, Minsk, which gives a lot of advantages for the development of the main city. Meanwhile journalists from China continue to get familiar with life and economy of Belarus. On May 4, the foreign reporters are to visit the Museum of the Great Patriotic War and see the opera by Rimsky-Korsakov at the Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theater.

03.05.2017

Chinese journalists visit Belarusian confectionary
Chinese journalists visit Belarusian confectionary These days, journalists from China are getting acquainted with Belarus in the framework of a press tour. Yesterday our Chinese colleagues visited the machine-building giants of Belarus and the industrial park Great Stone. On May 3, they went to a confectionary to find out what "sweet taste" Belarus has. Chinese guests tried the Belarusian sweets and chocolate and even got acquainted with the whole production process.
Chinese journalists visit BelAZ and Great Stone industrial park
Chinese journalists visit BelAZ and Great Stone industrial park Representatives of China are in Belarus with a press tour. Yesterday, the journalists from China visited the iconic sites in Belarus. These are BelAZ and the industrial park the Great Stone as well as the leading agro-enterprises of the Minsk region. The large Belarusian machinery stunned the journalists. China bought 485 Belarusian quarry dump trucks. Service maintenance is established. The delegation also noted the successes of the joint Belarusian-Chinese car assembly company.

02.05.2017

Chinese journalist about Belarusian dump trucks
Chinese journalist about Belarusian dump trucks It is planned that the BelGee plant will be put on stream by July of the current year. It was announced during the Chinese journalists’ visit to the plant on May 2, 2017. The Chinese delegation arrived in Minsk the day before and today the foreign guests had an opportunity to get to know Belarus. The Chinese journalists were demonstrated hoe the joint Belarusian-Chinese car industry project is being fulfilled. The plant is practically ready.
Bus route from Minsk to Great Stone Industrial Park opens May 2
Bus route from Minsk to Great Stone Industrial Park opens May 2 Minsk - Great Stone Industrial Park bus route opened on May 2. The bus departs from the metro station Mahilioŭskaja in the south-east of Minsk. Transport companies believe transportation in this direction will be cost-effective.
Chinese journalists on a visit to Belarus
Chinese journalists on a visit to Belarus A group of Chinese journalists, who arrived in Minsk on May 1, will visit today the industrial park "Great Stone" and the BelGee plant. Both of these objects are iconic when it comes to the cooperation between Belarus and China. Also, the guests will be shown the largest dump trucks in the continent, manufactured by BelAZ, after which the media representatives will get familiar with the achievements of Belarusian farmers.

30.04.2017

Belarus to host press tour for 40 Chinese news agencies
Belarus to host press tour for 40 Chinese news agencies To see everything with your own eyes and to write an article. Chinese journalists will go on a big press tour around Belarusian regions. It will star on May 1, 2017 and will last till the end of the week. Representatives of 40 Chinese news agencies will get acquainted with Belarus. What is more, China is a special guest at the XXI International specialized exhibition “Mass media in Belarus”, which will be opened in Minsk on May 3, 2017.

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.

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