China CITIC Bank is interested in buying a Belarusian bank. The idea was discussed as Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov met with a delegation of the Chinese corporation CITIC Group led by President Wang Jiong.
According to Andrei Kobyakov, the possibility of buying a share in a Belarusian bank has already been discussed with CITIC Bank top executives. The Chinese side expressed an interest in buying a Belarusian bank.
Andrei Kobyakov said: “We could offer you two state-run banks. If you are interested, we are ready to discuss the terms.”
Belarus is interested in CITIC Group’s expertise in finance and investment. Besides, Belarus and China are busy setting up a joint investment fund.
“We believe it is only the beginning of large work. Belarus is interested in cooperation in other segments of the financial market, too,” added Andrei Kobyakov. (BelTA/Business World Magazine)