MINSK, 27 March (BelTA) – Belarus' Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko and representatives of the state institutions and businessmen of Canada discussed the prospects of cooperation in the agricultural and food sector via a videoconference on 26 March, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“The parties discussed in detail the issues related to the Belarusian-Canadian trade in agricultural produce, and also cooperation possibilities within the agro-industries of the two countries,” the ministry said.
Attending the conference were Belarus' Deputy Agriculture and Food Minister Igor Brylo, MinskExpo Director General Vladimir Bulavitsky, Director of the National Center for Marketing at the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Valery Sadokho, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, manufacturing and consulting companies. Participating in the conference on Canada's behalf were representatives of the Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association, Export Development Canada, the Canadian Commercial Corporation, and representatives of the agricultural industry. The number of the conference participants exceeded 40 people.