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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus M.Barysevich takes part in the Belarusian-Asian Forum

09 June 2021


On June 9, 2021 Moscow hosted the Belarusian-Asian Forum. Representatives of the Embassies of 12 Asian countries accredited in Belarus with residence in Moscow attended the event. Among them were such countries as Afghanistan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Philippines, and Yemen. Leadership of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Industry, Agriculture and Food, the Chamber of Commerce and the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus participated in the Forum as well. 

The Forum was held to promote the intensification of trade, economic and investment cooperation between Belarus and the states of the Asian region. 

At the opening of the Forum, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus, Mikalai Barysevich, emphasized the complementarity of the economic systems of the Republic of Belarus and Asian states. Deputy Foreign Minister stressed that Asian partners can benefit from cooperation with Belarus, as the Belarusian side has a lot to offer from industrial collaboration and opportunities to enter the larger EEU market to high human potential, conditions for obtaining education and existing infrastructure capabilities. The Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park ”Great Stone“ and the Belarusian Hi-Tech Park are of particular investment attractiveness. 

During the Forum, the possibilities of Belarusian industrial and agricultural enterprises, export financing were presented. The participants also negotiated specific projects of bilateral cooperation.

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