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10 August 2022, 10:31

Belarus' pavilion opens at expo in China's Weihai

Photo courtesy of the Belarusian Embassy in China
Photo courtesy of the Belarusian Embassy in China

MINSK, 10 August (BelTA) – Belarusian diplomats have visited the city of Weihai in the Chinese province of Shandong, BelTA learned from the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Beijing.

Minister-Counselor of the embassy Dmitry Kovalyonok met with Yan Jianbo, Secretary of the Weihai Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China to discuss cooperation in trade, economy, investment and humanitarian matters.

Together with Shandong Province Vice Governor Jiang Cheng, the delegation of the embassy took part in the opening ceremony of the second Import Commodities Expo in Weihai as guests of honor. At the exposition, the embassy in collaboration with Qingdao Apsaras Trading Co., Ltd. (PRC) unveiled the Belarusian national pavilion that offered, among other things, Kommunarka and Spartak confectionery products. Visitors to the expo showed great interest in Belarus-made chocolate.

In addition, the Belarusian delegation met with top managers of Shandong Xindadong Co., Ltd. and members of the Weihai importers association who are interested in establishing business contacts with Belarusian manufacturers. The parties exchanged views on promising areas of interregional cooperation, discussed practical aspects of trade and logistics. The delegation also made a presentation of the export potential of Belarus, highlighting the advantages of the country's investment climate.

Weihai is a city and a major seaport in Shandong Province. Weihai has a population of more than 2.9 million. It is known for well-developed light industry, trade, and fishing. It is one of the largest tourist destinations in eastern China.

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