MINSK, 8 November (BelTA) – Ways to boost the export of Belarusian goods and services to the Chinese market topped the agenda of the Belarus-China Business Forum that took place in Shanghai on 7 November on the sidelines of the first China International Import Expo, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Consulate General in Shanghai.
Within a couple of days Belarusian companies signed over 15 contracts, memorandums and agreements worth several dozen million dollars. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the forum were head of Belarus' delegation, Deputy Head of the Belarus President Administration Nikolai Snopkov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to China Kirill Rudy and representative of the Department of Eurasia at the Chinese Ministry of Commerce Liu Xuesong.
Heads of ministries, concerns, the China-Belarus Industrial Park Great Stone and about 80 Belarusian exporting companies and their Chinese partners discussed ways and instruments to promote and diversify the export of Belarusian goods and services on the Chinese market.
At the opening ceremony of the forum a cooperation agreement was signed between the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai Sub-Council, a cooperation memorandum between Belgospishcheprom Concern and Jiangsu SOHO Holdings Group Co., Ltd., as well as number of other documents.More about Economy