Leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) adopted a number of decisions aimed at expanding the organization. Among them was the decision to grant Belarus the observer status in the organization.
Over 30 companies are eager to become residents of the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone, BelTA learned from Li Haixin, Director General of the private joint-stock company (SZAO) Industrial Park Development Company, on 8 July.
The Chinese company China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) will be the general contractor for electrifying the initial development area of the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone, the press service of the Belarusian Energy Ministry told BelTA.
The Chinese-Belarusian industrial park Great Stone expects to receive around $120 million in investments in 2016, BelTA learned from First Deputy Director of the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park Kirill Koroteyev during the Belarusian Economy Day as part of World Expo Milano 2015 on 25 June.
On 25 June Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei met with Gao Yusheng, special representative of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the UN system reformation, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BelTA.
The most important task for China and Belarus is to implement the agreements reached at the highest level, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Belarus Cui Qiming said when speaking at the roundtable to discuss the 70th anniversary of Victory in World War II and the 70th anniversary of the United Nations at the House of Friendship on 17 June, BelTA has learned.
China will allocate 200 million yuans as additional financing for the project to construct a student dormitory and the project to build social housing in Belarus.
Belarus is interested in strategic partnership with China Corporation ZTE, Belarus' Premier Andrei Kobyakov said as he met with ZTE Executive Vice President Tian Wenguo on 13 June, BelTA informs.
Belarus and China will introduce a visa-free entry for tour groups, BelTA learnt from Director of the Department of Tourism of the Sport and Tourism Ministry Vadim Karmazin.
The customs services of Belarus and China are actively developing bilateral cooperation, Chairman of the State Customs Committee Yuri Senko said as he met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Belarus Cui Qiming on 9 June, BelTA has learned.
Belarusbank is ready to provide lending support to Belarusian-Chinese investment projects using resources available via a credit line of the China Development Bank, Belarusbank's press service told BelTA.
04.06.2015China in favor of raising Belarus' status in Shanghai Cooperation Organization to observer
China is in favor of raising Belarus' status in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization to observer. Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi made the relevant statement during the high-level conference held on 4 June to discuss security and stability in the region of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, BelTA has learned.
China intends to invest in building wind generators in Vitebsk Oblast, BelTA learned from Oleg Matskevich, Deputy Chairman of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee, when asked about results of the visit of the delegation that comprised representatives of the government and the business circles of China's Heilongjiang Province in the region.
The agreement portfolio following China President Xi Jinping's visit to Belarus has totaled nearly $18 billion, Deputy Head of the Belarus President's Administration Nikolai Snopkov said in an interview to the Belarus 1 TV Channel, BelTA informs.
The first seven resident companies of the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park have got registration certificates. The ceremony of handing over the certificates held at the construction site of the first phase of the industrial park on 12 May was attended by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and China President Xi Jinping, BelTA has learned.
Chinese loans will be used to set up innovative manufacturing facilities, Belarus' Economy Minister Vladimir Zinovsky said in an interview to the Belarus 1 TV Channel, BelTA informs.
25 agreements were signed at the Belarusian-Chinese interregional business forum in Minsk on 11 May, BelTA informs.
On 10 May Belarus and China signed agreements and memorandums worth $3.5 billion. The statement was made by Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov as he met with China President Xi Jinping on 11 May, BelTA has learned.
The Beijing Hotel in Minsk will play host to a Belarusian-Chinese interregional business forum on 11 May. Attending the event entitled Accumulating Strength, Intensifying Cooperation will be Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and China President Xi Jinping, BelTA learnt from the presidential press service.
10.05.2015Belarus, China sign loan agreements
A package of the Belarusian-Chinese loan agreements was signed in Minsk in the presence of two leaders Alexander Lukashenko and Xi Jinping in Minsk on 10 May, BelTA has learned.