MINSK, 26 June (BelTA) – Belarus exported $2.5 million worth of agricultural and food products to Tajikistan in January-April 2020, up by 62.8% year-on-year. These matters were discussed by Belarusian Agriculture and Food Minister Ivan Krupko and Tajikistan Ambassador to Belarus Mahmadsharif Hakdod during a working meeting in Minsk on 26 June, BelTA learned from the press service of the Agriculture and Food Ministry.
Belarus' major exports to that country were sugar, meat and bone scraps, powdered milk and whey, malt, the press service noted.
The parties discussed the state and prospects of bilateral trade and economic relations in the agricultural industry, the assembly production of Belarusian agricultural vehicles in Tajikistan, and the development of a joint dairy processing plant in Dushanbe. A project to lay out fruit orchards using Tajik varieties was also on the agenda. In addition, consideration was given to the date and location of the next meeting of the intergovernmental commission of the two countries.