Gomel Oblast may set up industrial park for Chinese investments

24 November 2010

GOMEL (BelTA) – An industrial park to develop Chinese high-tech manufactures can be set up in Gomel Oblast. The region’s authorities have been authorized to choose a site for its construction, Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Sidorsky said in the meeting of the oblast delegates for the Fourth All-Belarus People’s Congress on 23 November.

If the region offers the best place for the construction, then these manufactures will be located there, the PM said. The industrial park with the participation of the Chinese capital will help make the economy of the oblast stronger, strengthen its export potential.

“We should work more vigorously with China, our strategic investor,” Sergei Sidorsky stressed and mentioned that at present China’s lending to the country makes up $15 billion.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus