MINSK, 16 October (BelTA) – The China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone has been named the Best Special Economic Zone within the Belt and Road initiative by fDi Intelligence (a service of the Financial Times), BelTA learned from the industrial park.
The Great Stone was recognized as a zone promoting the Belt and Road initiative through developed infrastructure and logistics, the best location and market opportunities.
“The high independent assessment of international experts shows that there are unique conditions for doing business in the region and allows considering the Great Stone Industrial Park as a key point that unites the markets of the European Union and the Eurasian Economic Union,” the park said.
fDi Free Zones of the Year is an annual ranking of free economic zones based on investment volumes, ease of doing business and the availability of appropriate infrastructure. This rating is based on the analytical data of fDi Intelligence and is an authoritative source of information on the choice of investment location.
The China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone is a special economic zone with a special legal regime, located 25km away from Minsk. The Great Stone is home to resident-companies from 14 countries. The park's priority areas of activities include mechanical engineering, electronics and telecommunications, biotechnologies, pharmaceutics, new materials, logistics, e-commerce, big data storage and handling.