Past events

15 february 2018
BELARUS-TURKEY BUSINESS FORUM

The Belarus-Turkey business forum was held in Minsk with the participation of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey Binali Yildirim. The event was organized by the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in cooperation with the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEİK).

According to Andrei Kobyakov, Belarus and Turkey have been steadily developing bilateral relations in the recent years. Today this is not only industry, trade, transport, finance, tourism, or education. There is also an interest in joint projects in the area of sci-tech cooperation and the development of information technology.

Andrei Kobyakov expressed hope that the current forum would become a successful negotiating venue for the businessmen of Belarus and Turkey. Such meetings should be held every year, both in the capitals and regions, the Premier said.

In his speech, Chairman of the BelCCI Vladimir Ulakhovich pointed out steady and successful development of the Belarusian-Turkish business cooperation over last years. Joint business support formats, the Belarus-Turkey Business Council, business missions exchange, expert seminars and conferences in the economic activity area are working effectively.

Minister of Economy of Turkey Nihat Zeybekzhi, President of the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEİK) Nail Olpak, co-chairmen of the Belarus-Turkey Business Council Dmitry Dichkovsky and Ali Riza Arslan, more than 300 Belarusian and Turkish businessmen took part in the forum. Opportunities for expanding bilateral trade, economic and investment cooperation were discussed during the forum, and presentations of promising projects were held.

Business matchmaking session took place at the end of the plenary part of the forum, where representatives of about 70 leading companies from Turkey and more than 140 Belarusian enterprises conducted negotiations on promoting cooperation in the fields of automotive engineering and auto components production, metalworking, construction, agriculture, chemical and light industry, logistics, information technology, tourism, and other.

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22 march 2018
GEORGIA-BELARUS BUSINESS FORUM

The Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry held the Georgia-Belarus business forum in Tbilisi to coincide with the visit of the Republic of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko to Georgia. The forum was attended by the Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Mikhail Rusy, the First Deputy Prime Minister– Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia Dmitri Kumsishvili, the BelCCI Chairman Vladimir Ulakhovich, the Georgian CCI President Nino Chikovani, over 300 Belarusian and Georgian businessmen.

The forum participants considered promising trends in Belarus-Georgia trade and economic cooperation development, addressed the issues regarding logistics and financial support of export. The Belarusian side presented trade, economic, industrial, investment potential of the country, as well as tourism development opportunities.

In his speech at the business forum Belarus' Vice Prime Minister Mikhail Rusy highlighted the momentum in the development of bilateral cooperation with Georgia and spoke in favor of further improving the conditions for business. He noted that both states have established favorable conditions for business development.

For his part, Georgia's First Deputy Prime Minister, Economy and Sustainable Development Minister Dimitry Kumsishvili stressed that Georgia and Belarus maintain long-term cooperation which has gained a momentum in recent years, both at the level of the states and private sector.

The goal to reach $200 million in mutual trade will be achieved in the near future, Vladimir Ulakhovich told. “It is important that we have begun to implement joint projects, including in the field of mechanical engineering. The two countries will step up cooperation in such areas as food industry, petrochemistry, construction, new technology, IT,” Vladimir Ulakhovich noted.

About 30 bilateral documents worth $9 mln were signed during the forum including business contracts for the supplies of Belarusian automobiles, dump trucks, agricultural machinery, lift equipment, chemical, meat and dairy products, medicines, a memorandum in the field of export-import insurance.

Besides, a number of contracts and agreements, including in the fields of confectionery industry and electric transport production, were signed during the "Modern Minsk and Tbilisi" forum section.

The forum plenary part was followed by B2B negotiations of the two countries' businessmen. The Belarusian entrepreneurs held talks with the Georgian partners on further cooperation in the fields of industrial production and mechanical engineering, agriculture, petroleum chemistry, energy engineering and electronics, construction and infrastructure development, transport and tourism, pharmaceultical production and medicine, light industry, woodworking, IT, financial services, export-import transactions, etc.

An expo representing Belarusian products runs within the framework of the forum. The Georgian businessmen may get acquainted with the products of such Belarusian enterprises as Amkodor, Belita, Belkommunmash Holding Management Company, Vitex, Kommunarka, Slodych Confectionery Company, Minsk Automobile Plant, Minsk Tractor Works, Minsk Kristall, Minskhlebprom, Modum. The Minsk Technological Park presents its cooperation opportunities and start-ups assistance projects. 

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27-28 April, 2017
On the 27th -28th of April 2017 the II International B2B Contact Fair «Brest 2017» was held in Brest

On the 27th -28th of April 2017 the II International B2B Contact Fair "Brest 2017" was held in Brest. The event was organized by the Brest Branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry with support of the Brest Regional Executive Committee. The event provided a platform for dialogue between the representatives of foreign and domestic enterprises on investment issues, establishing and strengthening long-term cooperation in the areas of production, trade and services.