"We are creating not even greenhouse, but in many respects unprecedented conditions and incentives in order to give maximum acceleration to the development of the IT sector, and the digitalization of the entire economy and the country in general,” Vladimir Makei said.
According to the Russian customs, in 2017 the Belarusian-Russian trade amounted to $31,856.1 billion, an increase of 24.3% over 2016. The Belarusian exports to Russia increased by 20.5%, reaching $12,471.5 billion. Imports from Russia to Belarus rose by 26.8% to total $19,384.6 billion.
The participants of the event will discuss the essence, advantages and disadvantages of blockchain technology, the experience of its successful application and the possibility of using it for the development of Eurasian integration.
Viktor Guminsky informed the participants to the consultations that the work on the draft document is nearing completion. At its next meeting the CIS Economic Council is expected to set up a high-level group for the final harmonization of the draft.