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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.

27.06.2016

SCO Summit in Tashkent: What is the role of Belarus?
SCO Summit in Tashkent: What is the role of Belarus? Important political events took place in Tashkent last week. Representatives of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization have met in the capital of Uzbekistan. This club of Asian states turns 15 this year and it is going to have a bright future. This is the first time Belarus has been represented as an observer at this forum. Taking part in the Tashkent summit were presidents and prime ministers, so Uzbekistan closed borders with neighboring countries for security reasons. The traffic in the capital was controlled manually at intersections and corners.

26.06.2016

Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to become active "field player" in SCO
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus is ready to become active "field player" in SCO Reports on the All-Belarusian People's Assembly flew to many countries around the world. But news from Belarus doesn't often hit the headlines, even in Russia. All main Russian TV channels are present in Belarus, including the one broadcasting our program. However, not the same can be said about Belarusian channels. The story about how one of Belarusian TV channels has been attempting to get airtime in the cable network of Moscow is proverbial.

23.06.2016

Minsk and Beijing to exchange students and teachers
Minsk and Beijing to exchange students and teachers Minsk and Beijing will cooperate more actively in the field of education. On June 22, in the Town Hall, the sister cities signed a memorandum. Thus, the agreement on the exchange of students and teachers was inked. The Chinese side proposed to establish direct contacts between the universities and schools of the two capitals. The delegation from Beijing will stay in Minsk for a few days. During the visit, Chinese representatives will visit many schools.
President Lukashenko about Belaruskali-Uralkali row and possible reunion
President Lukashenko about Belaruskali-Uralkali row and possible reunion Heated discussion took place in the morning in the Great Hall of the Palace of the Republic during the second day of the 5th All-Belarusian People's Assembly. The atmosphere was incredibly lively. 
Man and social problems are in focus during All-Belarusian People's Assembly
Man and social problems are in focus during 5th All-Belarusian People's Assembly On June 23, delegates of the fifth All-Belarusian National Assembly will continue the debate to discuss the development strategy of Belarus in the coming years. On June 22, on the sidelines of the Assembly, some members and guests of the event shared their impressions about the large-scale event, which determines the country's future for 2016-2020.
Alexander Lukashenko to attend SCO meeting in Uzbekistan June 23-24
Belarus President goes to SCO meeting in Uzbekistan June 23 June 22, it became known that Alexander Lukashenko will take part in a meeting of heads of state of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Uzbekistan.  The President's working visit to the republic is scheduled for June 23-24. The head of state has already departed for Uzbekistan. The upcoming Tashkent summit will be the first in which Belarus will be represented at the highest level in the new observer status.  The Belarusian head of state will also hold a number of bilateral meetings.

22.06.2016

5th All-Belarusian People's Assembly: Day 1 summary
5th All-Belarusian People's Assembly: Day 1 summary The 5th All-Belarusian People's Assembly opened in Minsk June 22. This is the most democratic way of democracy. Journalists pick different epithets and comparisons for the forum. But the Belarus President explains it simply and clearly. He speaks about the purpose of the meeting itself and the people taking part in it.

15.06.2016

Xi Jinping turns 63: President Lukashenko congratulates Chinese leader
Xi Jinping turns 63: President Lukashenko congratulates Chinese leader Today is the 63rd birthday of Chairman of the People's Republic of China. Alexander Lukashenko congratulated Xi Jinping on this day. The President highlighted the role of Xi Jinping in lifting Belarusian-Chinese relations to the level of comprehensive strategic partnership. They now continue to grow through new mutually beneficial projects.

07.06.2016

Shenyang signs cooperation agreement with Belarus' Minsk
Shenyang signs cooperation agreement with Minsk The capital of Belarus and the Chinese city of Shenyang are establishing relations. June 6, the sides signed an agreement on cooperation. The business partners from China are interested in the implementation of projects in industry, commerce, education, healthcare and tourism.  In addition, Chinese businessmen are interested in gaining experience from Belarus when it comes to road construction.

26.05.2016

First Belarusian-Chinese robotics tournament opens in Minsk May 25
First Belarusian-Chinese robotics tournament opens in Minsk May 25 On May 25, the first Belarusian-Chinese robotics tournament started in Minsk. During the day, 16 teams from Belarus and China competed in two disciplines: robotic race and in the category "Research of interplanetary space," where robots demonstrated agility and other skills. The technological forum will last three days. On May 26, the participants will go to Brest for the second stage of the competition.

24.05.2016

Kapyl of Belarus' becomes twin town of China's Chongqing
Belarus' Kapyl signs twin agreement with China's Chongqing Kapyl has become a twin town of Chinese Chongqing. A delegation from China visited Kapyl district and got familiar with the economy, social life and history of the region. As a result the sides signed an agreement on cooperation in various fields - from agriculture to culture. In order to further discuss the future prospects of inter-ethnic relations local authorities of Kapyl will in the near future make a return visit to the Chinese city, which population is more than 30 million people.

22.05.2016

What are the pros of Belarus' transport system?
What are the pros of Belarus' transport system? This week, the first train from distant China with construction materials for the industrial park "Great Stone" arrived in Minsk region. Another related news: a river tourist route opens between Grodno and Lithuanian Druskininkai from early summer 2016. So water transport is not forgotten either, though Belarus is a land-locked country. But the leader is motor transport: cargo transportation has occupied first place in the export of services since the beginning of 2016. And then there is also subway and horse-drawn carriages - which are still a traditional means of transport in the

17.05.2016

Eurasian Economic Commission, China plan to sign trade-economic cooperation deal
Eurasian Economic Commission, China plan to sign trade and conomic cooperation deal The Eurasian Economic Commission (ECE) and China are planning to sign an agreement on trade and economic cooperation, said ECE Minister Veronika Nikishina after the ECE Council meeting in Moscow on May 16.  The parties will talk over this issue in detail by in the near future.

16.05.2016

First train from China arrives in Belarus after two-week journey
First train from China arrives in Belarus after two-week journey The first train with Chinese cargo arrived in Kolyadichi, near Minsk, on May 16 after a long route along the so-called Silk Road. More than 40 containers were on their way to Belarus from the city of Baoding for about two weeks. The new rail route is another next step in implementing the large-scale project "One belt - one way." Experts have noted its high commercial value. Delivery of goods by train takes almost three times less than by sea.

13.05.2016

Priorities of Belarus-China cooperation discussed May 13
Priorities of Belarus-China cooperation discussed May 13 The priorities of the bilateral cooperation on May 13 were discussed by the Belarusian government at a meeting with a delegation from China. It came to our country to participate in a working group meeting on the construction of the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park Great Stone. This project has already been called the pearl of the economic belt of the Silk Road. Now it's time to review the implementation of that project. Belarus regards China as a strategic partner in trade, economic, credit and investment, scientific-technical and other areas.

04.05.2016

Head of Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park Andrei Gal dismissed
Head of Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park Andrei Gal dismissed Andrei Gal has been dismissed as head of the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park Great Stone "for a single gross violation of labor duties". The corresponding presidential decree was published today on the National Legal Internet Portal. Another personnel decision involves the dismissal of chief of staff and first deputy commander of the Western Operational Command of Belarus' Armed Forces Oleg Melnikov.

02.05.2016

Minsk, Beijing become sister cities
Minsk, Beijing become sister cities Mayor of Minsk Andrei Shorets has expressed hope that Beijing and Minsk will take the mutually beneficial cooperation to a new level. A delegation from the Belarusian capital went to China on an official visit, following which the sides signed an agreement on establishing twin-city relations. First of all, it concerns economy issues.

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