The haul trucks BelAZ-75306 and BelAZ-75131 will be shipped to the city of Mezhdurechensk, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia in several batches by June 2020. Five 220-tonne trucks were already delivered in early November and are being assembled now.
During the meeting the ambassador arranged a presentation of Belarus' economic and investment potential. The sides discussed prospects of development of Belarus-Brazil cooperation in the area of geological exploration, oil processing, and mining.
As of 1 October 2019, Russian contractors owed $2,115.7 million to Belarusian commercial entities while overdue receivables stood at $147.6 million. The figure dropped by $1.7 million or 1.1% in January-September 2019.
The ambassador noted, the presidents did not want to leave the matter hanging for the next two years and came up with certain decisions that will allow partially compensating Belarus for the losses caused by the tax maneuver.
Belarus and Russia have come closer to resolving oil and gas issues, Russian Economic Development Minister Maksim Oreshkin told the media after the talks between the presidents of Belarus and Russia in Sochi on 7 December.