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.

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.

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