Business forum "Belarus – China: Trade and Economic Relations, Cooperation Prospects, Investment Potential"

Date: 06 November 2019

Shanghai hosted the business forum "Belarus – China: Trade and Economic Relations, Cooperation Prospects, Investment Potential", the main business event of the National Exposition of Belarus at China International Import Expo 2019.

Participating in the forum were the Minister of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus, Anatoly Khotko, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the People's Republic of China, Kirill Rudy, Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Vladimir Ulakhovich, the First Deputy Minister of Industry of the Republic of Belarus, Gennady Sviderski, Deputy Minister of Economy of Belarus, Elena Perminova, Vice Minister of Commerce of China, Yu Jianhu, Vice Governor of Gansu Province, Zhang Shizhen, representatives of state and local authorities, more than 200 businessmen of the two countries.

The forum participants discussed the prospects of Belarus-China trade, economic and investment cooperation, participation of Belarus in "One Belt, One Road" initiative, the development of China-Belarus Industrial Part "Great Stone" and other successful joint projects of Belarusian and Chinese business. The presentations of industrial, export potential of Belarus were held.

During the forum, Belarusian manufacturers signed more than USD130 mln worth contracts with Chinese partners.