MOSCOW, 14 March (BelTA) – Russia's Kaliningrad is hosting a business mission of Grodno Oblast on 13-14 March, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Embassy in Russia.
The delegation includes representatives of the region's major companies, Grodno Oblast Union of Employers, Novogrudok Gas Equipment plan, OAO Bakaleya Grodno, Grodno Vegetable Factory, Grodnooblselkhoztekhnika, ABC company.
“The Kaliningrad Chamber of Commerce hosted B2B negotiations between the Belarusian delegation and officials of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Economic Development, Industry and Trade of Kaliningrad Oblast and also managers of 27 Kaliningrad companies that have showed a great interest in Grodno Oblast,” the press service noted.
The Belarusian delegation is set to visit Kaliningrad companies including AO Portovy Elevator, the agricultural factory Naturovo, the fish factory Za Rodinu and others. The trip to the Russian region has been organized by the Grodno Office of the Belarusian Camber of Commerce and Industry and the Kaliningrad Office of the Belarusian Embassy in Russia.
Kaliningrad Oblast is one of the main partners of Grodno Oblast among Russian regions. In 2018 the commodity trade of Grodno Oblast (excluding national organizations) with Kaliningrad Oblast amounted to $175 million. Export totaled $129.6 million, import $45.4 million. Kaliningrad Oblast accounted for about 17% of the total export of Grodno Oblast to Russia.More about Economy