MINSK, 12 May (BelTA) – Russia's Khabarovsk Territory is interested in supplying aircraft to Belarus, Governor of Khabarovsk Territory Mikhail Degtyarev said as he met with Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko in Minks on 12 May, BelTA has learned.
"Promoting interregional integration is important for us. This is what the Russian president encourages us to do. We are interested in the products of the Belarusian machine-building complex – MAZ and BelAZ vehicles. Another important area of cooperation is processing of agricultural products. We would also like to supply modern aircraft to Belarus - new Superjets, which are produced in Komsomolsk-on-Amur," Mikhail Degtyarev said.
Trade between Belarus and Khabarovsk Territory increased by 2.1 times in 2021 to total $18.1 million Exports surged more than twofold to $17.9 million. Last year, Belarus stepped up shipments of jams, jellies, marmalade, fruit and nut puree, malt, aluminum rods and sections and also specific goods (including dump trucks, vehicles and equipment). Recently major exports included cheese and cottage cheese, butter, insulated wires and cables, fittings, fixtures made of base metals used for furniture and doors and also plastic building materials. Major imports were flat-rolled products made of alloy steel, transmission gears, equipment, transport vehicles, frozen fish, medicines.