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SCO, BRICS Summits to be Relocated Due To High Number Of Participants - Putin

20-07-2019: The summits of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and BRICS will be held in St. Petersburg, while Chelyabinsk, the city initially designated to host them, will instead accommodate a number of other events within Russia's chairmanship in these organizations, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with acting Chelyabinsk Region governor Aleksei Teksler

Qingdao builds the China-SCO local economic and trade cooperation

27-07-2019: A master plan on building a demonstration area in Qingdao for local economic and trade cooperation between China and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization was reviewed and passed at the ninth meeting of the Central Committee for Comprehensive and Deepening Reform. The main purpose of the SCO demonstration area in Qingdao is to create a new international platform for cooperation between China and countries and regions targeted by the Chinese government's Belt and Road initiative (BRI)

Xinjiang sees growing foreign trade with SCO member states

27-07-2019: A China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has made US$ 15.56 billion (107.93 billion yuan) of imports and exports to member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the first half of 2019. In the period, Xinjiang's exports to the SCO member states reached 65.41 billion yuan, up 4.3 percent year on year, while its imports total 42.52 billion yuan, up 13 percent, official sources

SCO Secretary-General meets with CIS Executive Secretary in Turkmenbashi

12-08-2019: SCO Secretary-General Vladimir Norov met with Chairman of the Executive Committee and Executive Secretary of the Commonwealth of Independent States Sergei Lebedev in Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan's tourist capital. The officials exchanged information on the current and future plans of their organisations in such areas as security and countering traditional and new challenges and threats, trade and economic interaction, as well as cooperation in culture and the humanitarian spheres.

Demonstration area to benefit SCO countries

02-08-2019: Construction of zone in Qingdao creates new platform for international cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative. A demonstration area under construction in Qingdao, Shandong province, is expected to add momentum to cooperation between China and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, as highlighted at the ninth meeting of the Communist Party of China's...

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