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Belarus and CIS countries and Georgia

The development of bilateral relations with the CIS countries and Georgia is one of the main foreign policy and foreign economic priorities of the Republic of Belarus, which is due to a combination of historical, economic, political and cultural factors.

Belarus is looking to build mutually beneficial relations with the CIS member-states. At the same time, the most important area of cooperation is trade and economic ties. In 2017, the trade turnover with the CIS countries (excluding Russia) and Georgia amounted to 6.2 billion US dollars.

Key trading partners are Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Moldova, which constitute more than 90 percent of Belarusian exports to the CIS region (excluding Russia) and Georgia.

More detailed information on cooperation between Belarus and the CIS countries and Georgia is available on the websites of the Belarusian diplomatic missions in Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine.