GOMEL, 10 October (BelTA) – The trade between Gomel Oblast and the Republic of Bashkortostan is on the rise: in January-August 2022 it exceeded RUB1.8 billion, Gomel Oblast Governor Ivan Krupko said at the meeting with government officials of the Republic of Bashkortostan, BelTA learned from the Telegram channel Gomel Oblast Officially, BelTA informs.
According to the governor, bilateral cooperation has still room for growth. Ivan Krupko noted that Gomel Oblast is ready to offer a wide assortment of products to Bashkortostan, from industrial goods to foodstuffs.
A number of bilateral documents were signed during the official visit of the Gomel Oblast delegation to Bashkortostan on 10 October. “Company chiefs from Gomel Oblast have formed a portfolio of orders totaling more than RUB650 million. And this is just over one working day,” the governor noted.
He believes that the two regions should build closer ties and cooperate in import substitution.