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BELGRADE (Serbia), July 30 (SeeNews) - Five Chinese companies have expressed interest in the construction of an industrial park for fruits and vegetables in Serbia, China's ambassador to the Balkan country, Li Manchang, said.
Representatives of the five Chinese companies have already visited Serbia and established contacts with the country's agriculture ministry, Manchang said in a video file posted on the website of Serbian public broadcaster RTS on Sunday.
Serbia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese government on the construction of an industrial park for fruits and vegetables during the seventh summit of leaders of China and Central and Eastern European countries (CEEC), also known as the 16+1 format, which was held in Bulgaria's capital Sofia earlier this month.
"Immediately after the summit in Sofia, a group of five representatives came here, they had contacts with the agriculture ministry, they came to me. In particular, we discussed in what direction, where and how, everything goes according to plan," Manchang said in the video file.
Under the agreement, Serbia and China shall jointly push forward the development of a fruit and vegetables industrial park, take advantages of the convenient transportation and infrastructure of the Hungary-Serbia railway and will set up a joint coordinating committee to inform both parties on the achieved progress every six months.