MINSK, 21 March (BelTA) - Belarus may increase exports to China to $2.2 billion in 2023, Belarusian Deputy Economy Minister Alesya Abramenko said in an interview with BelTA.
"Our countries have a great unrealized potential in various fields, but above all in trade and economic cooperation. This year, we have every chance to increase exports to $2.2 billion, boost supplies of food, fertilizers, and timber products," Alesya Abramenko said.
According to her, the departure of Western companies from the Russian and Belarusian markets has created advantages for Chinese business.
"Within the framework of interregional cooperation, we see as promising the manufacturing and logistics initiatives with the city of Tianjin, manufacturing and medical projects with the city of Qingdao. Belarus and Chongqing have a good base for the development of e-commerce, industrial and agricultural cooperation. Plans are also in place to effectively use the dialogue platform of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the advantages of the Global Development Initiative," the deputy minister emphasized.