Posted: 29.09.2021 09:14:00

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor discussed

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Andrei Metelitsa, has met with Khalid Mansour, the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan, to discuss China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – as informed by the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Islamabad


"During the meeting, the sides assessed the current state and prospects for implementation of energy and infrastructure projects within the framework of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), also discussing the opportunities for Belarusian companies’ participation in the CPEC projects," the Belarusian Embassy in Pakistan reported.

As informed, in recent years, the volume of Belarusian-Pakistani trade stands at $50-65m per year. In 2015, the basic institutional mechanism for functioning of bilateral trade and economic relations was created: the Joint Belarusian-Pakistani Commission for Trade and Economic Co-operation.

Belarus exports tractors and spare parts, trucks, potash fertilisers, bundles of synthetic yarns and synthetic fibres, tyres, machine tools, polycarboxylic acids (phthalic anhydride), newsprint and baby food (dry mixes) to Pakistan, while buying rice, vegetables, fruits and other food products, as well as leather goods, fabrics, textiles, sports equipment, surgical instruments and manicure sets.