Investors from China are interested in the project of building a tunnel through the Kerch Strait to the Crimea, as stated by the Minister of Economic Development of the Crimea, Andrei Melnikov, during an interview with the radio station "Sputnik in the Crimea", RIA Novosti news agency reports,
The agency notes that the Eurasian Business Council came forward with the proposal to build a tunnel together with the bridge across the Kerch Strait. The construction is supposed to be carried out at the expense of private investors. According to Melnikov, the idea of building the tunnel "was of interest."
"One of the working proposals that was heard; there was an interest in building a tunnel in parallel with the bridge, and we will discuss whether to do so or not. The technologies that the Chinese entrepreneurs can offer, they say they can do this with rather modest costs,” said Melnikov.
He also said that Chinese companies are already involved in the construction of the airport in the territory of the Crimea. According to him, the "partners" from China are interested in infrastructure, since these are "large volumes of potential investments".