Belarus and China’s Shandong Province Cement Closer Ties

Belarus is ready to supply China’s Shandong Province with a wide range of food products, Belarus’ Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said as he met with Shandong Province Governor Gong Zheng on 13 September, BelTA has learned…Full Article: Eng.belta.by Sept 2017 Key Point Shandong’s Weichai Group [diesel engines producer] and Belarus’ MAZ [i.e. Minsk Automobile Plant]

Hong Kong and ASEAN Conclude FTA Negotiations

China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) announced Saturday the conclusion of the negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a related Investment Agreement…Full Article: China Daily Sept 2017 Key Points In November 2017, according to HKSAR’s Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, Hong Kong and ASEAN

China’s UnionPay Signs MoU with the Largest Bank in Belarus

Belarusbank, the largest bank in Belarus, signed a memorandum of understanding with China’s UnionPay International (UPI) on financial service cooperation, the press service of the bank said on Friday [25 August 2017]…Full Article: China Daily Aug 2017 Key Point The MoU focuses on integrating UnionPay with Belarusbank ATMs and other retail/service companies that work with

Ukraine Hopes to See China Green Light Shipments of Fish, Animal Feed, Eggs, and Other Food Products

Ukraine is interested in expanding the presence of its agricultural producers in the Chinese market, Ukraine’s State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection said on Tuesday [15 August 2017]. In particular, this year, Ukraine plans to start exporting fish products and animal feeding stuff to China, the agency said in a statement following the

Air China Opens Office in Cuba

China’s flagship airline, Air China, opened on Thursday [3 August 2017] a commercial office in Cuba to boost tourism cooperation between the two nations and the Caribbean area. In a ceremony chaired by China’s ambassador to Cuba Chen Xi and Air China’s general manager in Cuba Zhang Xin, the office opened to facilitate travel between

Kazakhstan and China Ink Agri-Food Agreements

Kazakhstan and China signed $160 million in agreements July 11 during the Kazakh-Chinese Agriculture Investment Forum held as part of a two-day visit to the capital by Chinese Minister of Agriculture Han Changfu at the invitation of the Kazakh Agriculture Ministry. The forum brought together more than 100 business, education and science representatives from both