For example, a site near the airport (around 850ha) was allotted to a railway station. The development company is already constructing access railroads for freight traffic and setting up a company to build the station. Geodesic exploration of the site is also underway

“We don't have such rapid development even with our neighbors,” Yelena Perminova stressed. “China has become our third trade and economic partner. Foreign direct investments from this country have increased by 200 times over the last ten years.”

Belarus ships goods to China mainly by sea, but aims to increase shipments by rail. Since late 2018, Belarus has sent eight container trains laden with Belarusian dairy products to China. The countries are negotiating supplying Belarusian beef and poultry to China via the Silk Road railway

The forum's organization and other things were discussed as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to China Kirill Rudy met with Deputy Secretary General of the China Association of Trade in Services (CATIS) Tian Guofeng on 22 August

The Belarusian National Pavilion will open in the free economic zone of Chengdu, Sichuan Province in November 2019. Nearby are two biggest markets of Western China and a railway terminal where trains from Belarus come. Mir Castle has been chosen as a design for the Belarusian pavilion which will serve as a permanent exhibiting platform for Belarusian companies

Valery Matsel informed Wang Hongwei about the way Belarusian enterprises and organizations are gearing up for such a large-scale event

In Q1 2019, the region raised more than $70 million in foreign investments. Of them more than $37 millions were direct investments from China, with $17 millions on a net basis.

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