Belarus is planning to raise a preferential consumer loan in the amount of $51,834,700 for 15 years from the Export-Import Bank (Eximbank) of China for the second phase of the project to upgrade Orsha Linen Mill in 2015-2017. This decision is contained in Resolution No.1104 of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus dated 29 December, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian government.
The Chinese-language page of the official website of the Republic of Belarus belarus.by has gone online, BelTA has learned.
Plans have been made to involve Chinese capital in home construction in Brest Oblast in 2016, BelTA learned from Brest Oblast Governor Anatoly Lis during the joint session of the Brest Oblast Executive Committee and the Brest Oblast Council of Deputies on 28 December.
Belarusian Railways will provide consulting services to the administration of the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone and its residents for the sake of working out cargo transportation and logistics schemes. The relevant trilateral memorandum was signed by representatives of Belarusian Railways, the park administration, and the park development company on 22 December, the Belarusian Railways press service told BelTA.
A Belarusian cultural center in China will be set up on the premises of the Belarusian Embassy in Beijing in 2016, Belarusian First Deputy Culture Minister Irina Driga said during an online conference “Belarus' draft Code on Culture” on the website of the BelTA News Agency.
The interior troops of the Belarusian Interior Ministry have suggested training internal security troops on a mutual basis to colleagues from China, representatives of the Belarusian Interior Ministry told BelTA.
The Belarusian culture center in China will be set up on the premises of the Belarusian Embassy in Beijing, Belarusian First Deputy Culture Minister Irina Driga said during the session of the Council of the Republic on 18 December, BelTA has learned.
Over 40 investment projects worth roughly $200 million have been prepared in Mogilev Oblast for the sake of utilizing Chinese loans, BelTA learned from Viktor Nekrashevich, Deputy Chairman of the Mogilev Oblast Executive Committee, before the expanded-participation session of the Mogilev Oblast Entrepreneurship Promotion Council on 16 December.
The contract to implement a technical and economic assistance project to build a hall of residence with the use of grant aid from China was signed by the Education Ministry of Belarus. The hall of residence will be built for students of the Belarusian National Technical University BelTA learned from Deputy Education Minister Sergei Rudy.
Belarus is working hard to promote Belarusian products to major Chinese online stores, BelTA learned from Belarusian Deputy Trade Minister Irina Narkevich on 14 December.