The Shenzhen Stock Exchange and the Belarusian Currency and Stock Exchange will cooperate in order to ease the way that Chinese and Belarusian companies get access to investment opportunities and capital.

The two bourses signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate in terms of SZSE’s V-Next Alliance Platform, a market coordination mechanism that allows Chinese investors to look for Belarusian companies and projects to invest in.

The Pair will cooperate in personnel and information exchange, research and product innovation.

The BCSE is the only bourse in Belarus, an Eastern European node country in China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The Belt and Road is President Xi Jinping’s multi-billion dollar investment project that covers tens of former Silk Road Countries.