MINSK, 20 April (BelTA) - The trade between Belarus and St. Petersburg has hit a record high of $2.2 billion, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said at a meeting with Governor of Russia's St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov in Minsk on 20 April, BelTA has learned.
"Today's visit is a logical continuation of our cooperation, partnership, which did not stop for a day. The results speak for themselves. The overwhelming majority of the agreements that we reached in St. Petersburg have been completed. Some measures are still in progress," Roman Golovchenko said.
According to him, the figures reflect the results of bilateral cooperation. "Our trade has hit a record high of $2.2 billion," the prime minister stressed. “This year's pace of trade also gives grounds for optimism. In the first two months it rose by almost 40% year-on-year. We need to keep up the pace."