MINSK, 16 September (BelTA) - The second Belarusian-Japanese economic forum will be held in Minsk on 18 September and will be co-located with the Belarusian Industrial and Investment Forum. Business representatives of the two countries will discuss possible joint projects taking into account the advantages of Eurasian integration, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Embassy in Japan.
“The forum participants will exchange views on the prospects for increasing trade between Belarus and Japan, developing credit and investment cooperation and implementing bilateral projects. The forum will focus on industrial cooperation, the opportunities on the markets of the two countries within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the search for solutions to the new trajectories of economic cooperation,” the embassy said.
Among the participants will be Member of the Board (Minister) for Industry and Agribusiness Complex of the EEC Aleksandr Subbotin, top officials of the Healthcare Ministry and the Industry Ministry of Belarus, diplomatic missions of foreign countries. Minsk will host MP Koichi Matsudaira, who will represent the Japanese side during the panel discussion, and also a business delegation from Japan.
Meetings are planned in the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus, the National Academy of Sciences, the State Science and Technology Committee, the Minsk Oblast Executive Committee, Bellegprom Group, and a number of sports federations. The foreign guests are set to visit Gomel Oblast, the industrial park Great Stone, the Hi-Tech Park and Belarusian enterprises.
The second Belarusian-Japanese economic forum in Minsk is a continuation of the bilateral business dialogue held in Tokyo and Osaka in May 2018.
The event has been organized by the National Agency of Investment and Privatization, the Belarusian Embassy in Japan, Expoforum exhibition company, with assistance from the ministries of foreign affairs, health, and industry of Belarus, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the embassies of that country in Belarus.More about Economy