MINSK, 20 June (BelTA) – Belarus' Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko, Uzbekistan's Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov and Russia's Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin have visited the Amkodor machinery producer, BelTA has learned.
The prime ministers studied the operation of the enterprise and discussed cooperation prospects in the manufacturing sector.
The visit by the heads of government to Amkodor took place in the run-up to the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council meeting that is due to kickstart in Minsk on 20 June. The prime ministers of the EAEU member states will discuss the introduction of product labeling by means of identification in the EAEU, the creation of a commission for cooperation and import substitution in priority and high-tech industries, competition in cross-border market, transport infrastructure, digitalization of the economy, electronic commerce, and customs administration.
The public joint-stock company (OAO) Amkodor is the managing company of the holding company Amkodor. The original enterprise was established in 1927. Nowadays the company operates five divisions that make construction machines, forestry machines, agricultural machines, municipal vehicles, and their components for all branches of the economy. Amkodor enterprises manufacture about 6,500 product names, over 125 models and modifications of the machines and vehicles that are operated in 40 countries across the globe. The holding company embraced a policy favoring innovative projects in the last few years. Their realization is of strategic importance for Amkodor because their key goal is further development of in-house manufacturing, assimilation of progressive solutions and technologies, preservation of leadership in existing markets. The company is also intent on securing current accomplishments as it works hard to make multifunctional machines.