16 May 2016, Monday, 10:43
UFA, 16 May 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Alexander Smirnov/. On May 14, the Head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov has met with the Chairman of the Sichuan Association in Russia and the CIS, general manager of Export-Import Company "Silin Sichuan" Zeng Aiguo, the chairman of the board of Sichuan Junhe Environmental Protection Co., Ltd. Li Lejun and the head of delegation of the Machimpex (The China Machinery Import and Export Corporation) in Russia Zhen Gang. During the meeting they discussed issues of realization of joint investment projects in the territory of Bashkortostan.
“We are interested to build an industrial park in Sibai, including a modern cement plant with capacity of 5000 tons per day”, said Zeng Aiguo.
The Head of the Republic promised to provide full support to the project. He also marked the safety of the enterprise regarding environmental issues.
“Every year we are going to produce 2 million tons of cement and we will use the most state-of-the-art technology, which is available”, said Li Lejun.
The Peoples Republic of China is one of the leading countries — trading partners of Bashkortostan. The volume of foreign trade turnover of the republic with China amounted to 582.7 million dollars in 2015, with 82 percent of this amount (476.9 million dollars) accounted for export. Since 2010, trade with China has grown by more than 25 percent.
There are a number of cooperation agreements of the Government of Bashkortostan with the Governments of Heilongjiang, Liaoning, and Jiangxi provinces. 23 enterprises created with Chinese capital operate in various sectors of industry and commerce in the territory of our republic.
Now more than ten joint investment projects with Chinese companies are in various stages of implementation — from the construction of "Ishstal" rolling mill and heavy drilling rigs production in Ishimbai to the construction of new greenhouses and a complex of deep processing of wheat. Construction of an enterprise to produce ultra-light civil helicopters was started in Kuyurgazy region. The first demonstration samples were assembled at the site in Kumertau and showed good performance at various exhibitions.