In Irkutsk is created Russian-Chinese free economic zone


BEIJING, October 22. /Corr. Alexey Selishev, Oleg Trutnev/. In Irkutsk will be created Russian-Chinese free economic zone. The corresponding agreement was signed Thursday on the sidelines of China overseas investment fair (COIFAIR-2015) representatives of the Irkutsk region and Liaoning province (northeast China).

“In Shenyang (Liaoning province) is a free economic zone, on the same basis in Irkutsk will be created in this area,” – said in an interview with correspondent. the assistant to the Governor of the Irkutsk region Alexander Kopylov. “The first (in FEZ) enter one of the Chinese banks, together with Sberbank. Then will develop the insurance company, then the hotel will be built and will begin to join the company, which will open its representative office in Irkutsk”, – he told. According to Kopylova, a five-star hotel to be built by the end of 2016.

Chinese overseas investment fair held in Beijing for the seventh time.