MINSK, 22 September (BelTA) – We are mulling over opening a Belarusian trading house in Russia's Primorsky Krai, Primorsky Krai Governor Oleg Kozhemyako said as he met with Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko in Minsk on 22 September, BelTA has learned.
“We have decided to offer Belarusian consumer goods in all our big cities via the Belarusian trading house. We have already found investors who are interested in this project,” Oleg Kozhemyako said. According to him, this project will be discussed in detail during the Belagro 2020 expo that will be held in Minsk from 29 September till 4 October.
In 2019, Belarus-Primorsky Krai trade totaled $19.2 million. In January-July 2020, the trade exceeded $9 million, 17% up year-on-year. The Russian governor said that the prospects for further development of the trade and economic relations are great.
“It is important to achieve such a level of cooperation that would enable us to offer our residents more Belarusian goods and use the best practices of the Belarusian mechanical engineering industry. We have got familiar with new technologies and products that use latest solutions and meet world's standards,” Oleg Kozhemyako noted. According to him, Primorsky Krai residents are confident in the high quality of Belarusian products.