China proposes establishing free trade zone with Ukraine

At a forum in Kyiv devoted to developing the “Silk Road” infrastructure project in Ukraine, the Chinese ambassador, Du Wei, stated that China is initiating the establishment of a free trade zone with Ukraine and hopes that Ukraine will look into this issue as well, UNIAN reports.

“The Chinese side has made an ambitious proposal, which is the creation of a Ukrainian-Chinese free trade area, in the hopes that the Ukrainian side will look into this issue,” he said.

According to Du Wei, the Silk Road project and a free trade zone will contribute to the attraction of Chinese investments in Ukraine.

“We hope that Chinese companies will come to Ukraine with investments in agriculture, science and technology, infrastructure, logistics, finance, e-commerce, nuclear and renewable energy and also other sectors,” the ambassador stressed.

  Ukraine, China, Free Trade Zone