On November 6, 2018 Minsk hosted the ninth meeting of the Belarusian-Hungarian Intergovernmental Commission for Economic Cooperation.
The Belarusian delegation was headed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Oleg Kravchenko, the Hungarian delegation was led by the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Csaba Balogh.
Representatives of different ministries, governmental institutions, chambers of commerce, business communities of the two countries took part in the work of the commission.
During the meeting, the parties analyzed the results of joint work over the past year in the field of trade, economic and investment cooperation, discussed the prospects and priorities for further development of economic cooperation, including the collaboration in such areas as agriculture, construction, standardization and metrology, education, science and innovation, cooperation between the capitals of the two countries.
The parties signed a final Protocol of the meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission and a Plan of Activities for the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding between the national accreditation centers of the two countries.
On November 6, 2018, the Belarusian-Hungarian Business Forum was held in the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, which gathered more than twenty businessmen from both countries interested in establishing direct contacts.