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13.05.2015

Vitebsk presents investment proposals to Heilongjiang businessmen
Vitebsk presents investment proposals to Heilongjiang businessmen A delegation of the northern Chinese province of Heilongjiang visited the northern capital of Belarus on May 12. In Vitebsk, the guests got acquainted with the residents of the free economic zone and visited one of the largest companies. Huang Dapeng, Assistant Director-General for External Economic Relations at a Chinese energy company (China):We see good governance. Quality is also good. Here, the company has its own laboratory. Of course, if possible, we will buy products here in the future.
Alexander Lukashenko, Xi Jinping visit Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park Great Stone
Alexander Lukashenko, Xi Jinping visit Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park Great Stone The head of China Xi Jinping concluded his state visit to Belarus. In National Airport Minsk Alexander Lukashenko personally said goodbye to the distinguished guest. At the end of the state visit, the Chinese President visited the Belarusian-Chinese Industrial Park. 
Alexander Lukashenko and Xi Jinping visiting the Museum of the Great Patriotic War
Chinese president awards Belarusian WWII veterans with Medals of Peace Chinese President Xi Jinping has awarded Medals of Peace to 15 Belarusian veterans who took part in the fight against Japanese aggressors at the end of the Second World War. A solemn ceremony was held in the Museum of the Great Patriotic War, where Xi Jinping was personally accompanied by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko. The two leaders made several stops in the museum halls.

12.05.2015

Minsk, Beijing become sister cities The partnership at a new level. Minsk and Beijing on May 11 signed a memorandum of cooperation. A delegation from the Chinese capital headed by Mayor Wang Anshun met with the leadership of the city's executive committee. They discussed economic partnership and mutual exchange of experience in the fields of education and tourism. Now about three thousand Chinese students are studying in Minsk universities. This figure is going to increase. In turn, the universities of Beijing will provide scholarships for Belarusian students to study in the eastern capital.
President Xi Jinping ends state visit to Belarus It became known that almost an hour ago, the state visit of President Xi Jinping to Belarus ended. The plane with the Chinese leader departed from National Airport Minsk.   Alexander Lukashenko sees off Xi Jinping on the plane Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Makei

11.05.2015

Academies of Sciences of Belarus, China ink bilateral cooperation deal
Academies of Sciences of Belarus, China ink bilateral cooperation deal Scientists of Belarus and China will implement more than 10 joint projects. Among the promising areas is agriculture, engineering and medicine. An agreement on bilateral cooperation was signed in Minsk May 11 during a meeting of scientists from China with Belarusian colleagues. Also, the representatives of the academic world have agreed on target training of young professionals.
Belarus to get China's Eximbank loan worth over $1 billion
Belarus to get China's Eximbank loan worth over $1 billion Belarus has concluded a loan agreement with China's Eximbank worth more than $1 billion. This was announced on May 11 by the Prime Minister of Belarus at the meeting with the chairman of the bank. The Prime Minister stressed that Xi Jinping's current visit to Belarus is historic.
Alexander Lukashenko, Xi Jinping visit Great Patriotic War Museum in Minsk
Alexander Lukashenko, Xi Jinping visit Great Patriotic War Museum in Minsk Historical memory becomes particularly valuable in crisis times when the world's future is uncertain. This statement was made by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko while visiting the Museum of the Great Patriotic War with President Xi Jinping. Now the museum features a separate exhibition "Belarus and China. Milestones of military brotherhood".
Alexander Lukashenko and Xi Jinping at Belarusian-Chinese business forum
President Lukashenko stresses importance of cooperation between Chinese and Belarusian regions and businesses Interaction between regions and enterprises should become the leading driving force of cooperation between Belarus and China, stated Alexander Lukashenko on May 11 at the opening of the Belarusian-Chinese interregional business forum. The event of such a level is taking place in our country for the first time. It is planned to sign about thirty contracts. The sides will focus on investment.
Chinese artist Ao Te's exhibition opens in Minsk
Chinese artist Ao Te's exhibition opens in Minsk The Yanka Kupala museum in Minsk is hosting an exhibition of famous Chinese artist Ao Te. He is popular all over the world. He is also called the "Tiger King" for his fundamental paintings featuring these animals. The artist works in the technique of Chinese ink painting on rice paper. It is the second time he has come to Belarus. Inspired by our nature and works of the Belarusian writer Yanka Kupala, Te Ao created a series of works devoted to the country.
Are Chinese language and culture popular among Belarusians?
Are Chinese language and culture popular among Belarusians? Sofia Davidova, Olga Krivets, Liu Sulin and Ni Ni answered the questions of the TV program "Morning. Studio of Good Mood" on the CTV about the role of Chinese language and culture in Belarus. What areas are you working on?
Chinese President Xi Jinping lays wreath at Victory Monument in Minsk May 11
Chinese President Xi Jinping lays wreath at Victory Monument in Minsk May 11 On May 11, Chinese President Xi Jinping laid a wreath at the Victory Monument in Minsk. The solemn ceremony was accompanied by the honor guard of the Armed Forces of Belarus. From Victory Square, the head of China went to the Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War.
Presidents Lukashenko, Xi Jinping taking part in Belarusian-Chinese inter-regional business forum in Minsk
Presidents Lukashenko, Xi Jinping taking part in Belarusian-Chinese inter-regional business forum in Minsk "Accumulate forces to intensify cooperation." This is the slogan of the May 11 Belarus-Chinese interregional business forum in Minsk. It is attended by the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and President of China Xi Jinping. According to the head of state, the interaction between regions and enterprises should become the leading driving force of cooperation between Belarus and China. Alexander Lukashenko assured Xi Jinping that our country will do everything necessary to effectively promote China's own interests in Europe.
Xi Jinpings' visit to Belarus: new era in Belarusian-Chinese strategic partnership
Xi Jinping's visit to Belarus: new era in Belarusian-Chinese strategic partnership On May 10, one of the most influential people in the world (as it is often called in the American media) - Chinese President Xi Jinping - paid a state visit to Belarus. In Minsk, the Palace of Independence hosted official talks between Alexander Lukashenko and Xi Jinping.

10.05.2015

Belarus, China to sign record contract to supply potash fertilizers
Belarus, China to sign record contract to supply potash fertilizers On May 10, the Belarus government discussed specific proposals from the Chinese side. Belarus and China are going to sign a record contract for the supply of potash. This was discussed at a meeting of Belarus Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov with the leadership of the corporation Sinochem. This company is the largest petrochemical products trader in China and one of the main buyers of Belarusian fertilizers. A memorandum of cooperation is designed for five years and provides the largest volume of deliveries.
Alexander Lukashenko praises Chinese athletes' mastery
Alexander Lukashenko praises Chinese athletes' mastery The importance of cooperation with China was noted by the Belarus President during the interview with the China Central Television and the news agency "Xinhua" news program reported "24" on STV. Su Iping, correspondent of the Russian Bureau of the Central Television of China:We know that you are good at playing ice hockey. Could you give our athletes and fans of this sport some tips so they do not miss the next ice hockey championship?
Alexander Lukashenko giving interview to Chinese media
Alexander Lukashenko notes need for consensus to resolve Ukraine crisis The importance of cooperation with China was noted by the Belarus President during the interview with the China Central Television and the news agency "Xinhua". Su Iping, correspondent of the Russian Bureau of the Central Television of China:Why hasn't the Ukrainian crisis been resolved? What will the peacekeeping role of Belarus be in the future?
Belarus President: China has long been exemplary for me
Belarus President: China has long been exemplary for me The President earlier emphasized the importance of cooperation with China in the interview to the China Central Television and the news agency "Xinhua". Numbers suggest that Belarus and China are strategic partners. In 2014 alone, the countries' trade stood at more than $3 billion. Political dialogue is well established, too. In the international arena, Belarus and China support each other on key issues. Almost every year, the parties exchange visits at different levels.
Xi Jinping arrives in Minsk
Alexander Lukashenko, Xi Jinping to hold official talks on May 10 Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Belarus on a state visit. Bread and salt and flowers - everything is according to Belarus' traditions when an important guest comes. Alexander Lukashenko personally met the honorable guest at National Airport Minsk. Red carpet, honor guard and flowers for the first lady of China - everything is according to the canons of diplomatic protocol. Before taking a seat in the car, Xi Jinping greeted senior officials and diplomats.
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Belarus for a state visit
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Belarus for state visit On May 10, the Chairman of the People's Republic of China paid an official visit to Minsk. He will remain in Belarus until May 12. Xi Jinping came to Minsk at an invitation of President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. The current visit is the first one in 14 years.
Xi Jinping, Chinese President
Reasons for Xi Jinping's visit to Belarus. Analysis by TV program "Picture of the World with Yuri Koziyatko" China's President Xi Jinping was one of the first persons to shake hands with the newly elected Kazakh President Nazarbayev. The leader of China arrived in Kazakhstan on a visit last week and then went to Moscow, where he is now. And his next leg of the trip will be Minsk. The visit of the President of the People's Republic of China is very important for Belarus. And for China, of course. Not long ago, the leader of China made a great tour of Europe.

07.05.2015

You Baofeng, head of a Belarusian-Chinese joint venture producing machinery
What connects Belarus and China in 2015? Chinese projects in Belarus represent an ambitious cooperation between these two countries. The China-Belarus Industrial Park, apartment blocks, and hotel complexes are just a small part of projects created in Belarus with the help of specialists from China.
China-Belarus ties
Economic and family relations between Belarus and China: Picture of the World’s report Nowadays, China is everywhere! Not only tourists and consumer goods, but also Chinese investments get into different regions of the world. It’s sometimes said that China has already bought up the whole Africa and Latin America. Actually, China has invested most in the USA, Australia and Canada.
14 Belarusian enterprises to start exports to Chinese market from summer 2015
14 Belarusian enterprises to start exports to China in summer 2015 Made in Belarus and exported to China. There will be more domestic goods in the Chinese market. From summer 2015, 14 Belarusian companies will begin supplies to China.  Negotiations on expanding Belarus' exports to China were held during the recent visit of the Belarusian delegation to China. China is one of the most important trade and economic partners of Belarus.  Chinese like tea. But tea with Belarusians cookies is tastier!

06.05.2015

Tang Luhao, Director of a Chinese telecommunications company
Belarus, China open joint training center at Minsk College of Communications Representatives of a large corporation from China opened a training center in the Belarusian capital. The laboratory features unique equipment.  The center will be a platform for training for both domestic and Chinese telecom companies.
Belarus Culture Days underway in China
Belarus Culture Days underway in China China is holding Days of Belarusian Culture. They started on May 6 in Beijing and will last three days. At the opening ceremony, the Chinese public will enjoy performances by the folk music ensemble "Sviata" (Festive Event) and soloists of the Bolshoi Theater of Opera and Ballet. There will also be an exhibition of Belarusian artist Marina Elyashevich, which uses a unique technique of the traditional Chinese painting Guohua.
Alexander Lukashenko emphasizes necessity of the investment cooperation with China
Alexander Lukashenko emphasizes necessity of the investment cooperation with China President of the People’s Republic of China will arrive in Belarus in May 2015. His visit shows that there are far-reaching plans in terms of cooperation between Belarus and China, which intense development has started in recent years. We received this footage an hour before airtime. Anna Belyaeva, from Minsk, is singing this song in Beijing for the first time. The song was written by Belarusian musicians, who were inspired by the paintings of the Chinese artist Liang Yonghe. After the concert, Liang finally found appropriate words to express gratitude.

05.05.2015

Chinese student in Belarus
Belarusian student from China about life in Belarus The Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to Belarus from 10 to 12 May. This was reported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China. Xi Jinping will visit Minsk on the invitation of President Alexander Lukashenko. Several thousand Chinese live in Belarus. This Chinese arrived in Belarus as an exchange student but decided to connect his future with our country. 
Belarus' President gives interview to Chinese media ahead of Xi Jinping's visit
Belarus' President gives interview to Chinese media ahead of Xi Jinping's visit Huge audience from 150 countries. Alexander Lukashenko gave an interview to China Central Television and the news agency "Xinhua". He talked to reporters on the eve of the visit of President Xi Jinping to Minsk. Numbers suggest that Belarus and China are strategic partners.  In 2014 alone, the countries' trade stood at more than $3 billion. Political dialogue is well established, too. In the international arena, Belarus and China support each other on key issues. Almost every year, parties exchange of visits at different levels.
China's Xi Jinping to visit Belarus May 10-12
PRC President Xi Jinping to visit Belarus May 10-12 The Chinese President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to Belarus from 10 to 12 May. This was reported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China. Xi Jinping will visit Minsk on the invitation of President Alexander Lukashenko. The President's trip will begin with an official visit to Kazakhstan. On 8 and 9 May, he will be in Moscow to participate in the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

04.05.2015

Alexander Lukashenko (L) and Alexander Kosinets (R)
Alexander Lukashenko for more efficient cooperation with China Cooperation with the People’s Republic of China was the main topic of the working meeting of Alexander Lukashenko and head of the Presidential Administration Alexander Kosinets. China is one of the major political, economic and diplomatic partners of Belarus. The partnership was also discussed during Alexander Kosinets’ recent visit to Beijing. Questions of the international, trade and economic, credit and investment cooperation were discussed in the course of the meeting.
Leonid Marinich, First Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Supply of the Republic of Belarus
Belarus to supply 100,000 tons of dairy products to Chinese market Products of Belarusian dairy industry are gaining a substantial Chinese market share. As many as 14 manufacturers have received delivery certificates. Previously, only one company was supplying dairy products to China. Products’ quality was highly appreciated. At present, the Chinese market is ready to take 100,000 tons of Belarusian milk products annually. Supplies will start in the summer.
Slutsk Flax Mill
Slutsk Flax Mill begins supplies to China Enterprises of the Minsk region are entering new markets. Slutsk Flax Mill has begun supplying flax to China. The company has already shipped products worth $400,000. By the end of 2015, the figure should double. Meanwhile, as before, domestic processors are the main consumers of flax. The renovation of the main plant is completed, with the new line being installed. Thanks to modernization, the plant can now continually process treated plant fibers with reduced energy costs and significantly improved quality of products. 
Alexander Lukashenko gives interview to Chinese media
Alexander Lukashenko gives interview to Chinese media President Alexander Lukashenko is giving an interview to Chinese media - China Central Television the news agency Xinhua. The main state broadcaster of China is the most influential and popular in the country. The total TV audience is about 1.3 billion people. This is the only TV company in the world that broadcasts in all six working languages ​​of the United Nations. 

30.04.2015

Belarus to supply 100,000 tons of dairy products per year to Chinese market Belarusian dairy companies are entering the Chinese market. Some 14 manufacturers received certificates for the delivery of their products. Earlier only one company supplied our dairy products to China. China appreciated the quality of produces and is now ready to receive annually 100,000 tons of Belarusian dairy produce. Deliveries will begin in early summer.

28.04.2015

Alexander Lukashenko discusses cooperation with China with head of State Security Council
Alexander Lukashenko discusses cooperation with China with head of State Security Council The holding of the military parade and readiness of law enforcement agencies to ensure public order during the celebration of Victory Day on April 27 became the key topics of the meeting of the President and the Secretary of State of the Security Council. The President was also interested in how Belarusian military is training to take part in the Victory Day parade in Moscow.

17.04.2015

Alexander Lukashenko attaches great importance to development of China-Belarus cooperation
Alexander Lukashenko attaches great importance to development of China-Belarus cooperation China-Belarus relations reach a new level. President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping will arrive in Belarus in May. Cooperation development was discussed during the meeting on 17 April. China-Belarus trade relations have positive dynamics. At present, mutual trade is more than $4 billion. Massive joint cooperation projects are about to be realized. Major questions on cooperation with the PRC will be discussed during today’s meeting.

16.03.2015

Minsk and Beijing to be linked by direct flight
Minsk and Beijing to be linked by direct flight Minsk and Beijing will be connected by a direct flight. This will be the longest route for the Chinese national air carrier.  Plans have been made to use Airbus liners with a capacity of more than 200 people. It should be noted that Belarus and China are constantly increasing the level of business cooperation. Directs flight between the capitals of the two states will start in May. 

02.03.2015

Chinese Language and Culture Center opens at Minsk State Linguistic University
Chinese Language and Culture Center opens at Minsk State Linguistic University Chinese culture becomes more and more popular in Belarus. On February 25, the Chinese Language and Culture Center opened at the Minsk State Linguistic University. Thanks to this center, Belarusians will be able to learn about Chinese handicraft and cinema. All classes at the Chinese Language and Cultural Center are free except for the language classes.

09.02.2015

Actors from Theatre of Nanking perform in Minsk
Actors from Theatre of Nanking perform in Minsk This theatrical team from China have come to Minsk on tour for the first time. They prepared for the Belarusian audience dancing, singing, circus acts, Beijing Opera and other numbers. By the way, according to the Chinese calendar, with the coming of spring, there comes New Year. Six months of rehearsals. 30 best artists. 15 numbers. Each of these artists has a whole suitcase of vivid images. The troupe of Nanking Theater, after testing the best scenes of France, Germany, Switzerland, Portugal and Israel, performed in front of the domestic audience.

29.01.2015

Belarus President thanks China for friendly help in difficult economic environment The socio-economic development of Belarus was one of the main topics of the January 29 discussion. The President noted that Belarus is interested in attracting investments. And the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park in the Smolevichy district is one of the examples of Belarus' cooperation with foreign partners. Its implementation will benefit not only Belarus' central region but also the country.

26.12.2014

MTZ ordered to 'restore reputation' in China in 2015 Minsk Tractor Works (MTZ) has been tasked to restore reputation in China in early 2015, according to the December 23 resolution of the Belarus Government on increasing capacity and diversification of export. MTZ is instructed to restore reputation in the Chinese market and conclude a contract to supply tractor sets in 2015, reads the document.

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