Belarus is China's long-standing reliable partner, not a friend of convenience, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China and member of the Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China Zhang Gaoli on 2 September, BelTA informs.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has signed Directive No. 5 “Concerning the development of bilateral relations between the Republic of Belarus and the People's Republic of China” on 31 August 2015. The document was posted on the national legal Internet portal on 2 September, BelTA has learned.
Cooperation between the free economic zone Gomel-Raton and similar business structures in China's Jiangsu Province may become the foundation for interaction between the two administrative subjects in economic affairs.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko will pay a working visit to the People's Republic of China on 1-3 September. The head of state will attend the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the end of the Sino-Japanese War and the Second World War, BelTA learned from the presidential press service.
The second session of the trade and economic cooperation commission, which is part of the Belarusian-Chinese intergovernmental cooperation committee, will take place in Minsk in 2016. The relevant agreement was reached as a result of the first new-format session of the commission in Beijing on 20 August, the press service of the Belarusian Economy Ministry told BelTA.
The Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank) will issue a loan worth $48.3 million for the renovation of the Minsk-Severnaya substation, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Finance Ministry.
The twin regions of Belarus and China have developed a roadmap to deepen trade and economic cooperation, BelTA learned from the press service of the Economy Ministry of Belarus.
Representatives of Belarus and China are expected to discuss trade and economic cooperation between the two countries in Beijing on 20 August, the press service of the Belarusian Economy Ministry told BelTA.
Belarus is exploring the technical specifications of renewable energy facilities built in China, BelTA learned from the press service of the Energy Ministry.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications of Belarus and DHL Global Forwarding (China) signed a memorandum of understating and cooperation, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Ministry of Transport and Communications following the meeting of Minister of Transport and Communications Anatoly Sivak with representatives of the company.