The 1st Forum of Regions of Belarus and Ukraine will take place in Gomel on 25-26 October.
The forum will include:
7th session of the Belarusian-Ukrainian business cooperation advisory board;
themed sessions, panel sessions, and conferences;
interactive discussion about prospects of Belarus-Ukraine regional cooperation;
trade fair to sell products of applied arts and crafts;
friendship concert featuring over 500 artistes.
Two sites will be used for exhibitions:
Track and Field Athletics Palace – a presentation of products made by Belarusian and Ukrainian companies specializing in the following industries:
agriculture and food,
science and technology,
Lenina Square – an exhibition of large-sized vehicles and equipment made by Belarusian companies.
In January-August 2018 Belarus-Ukraine trade totaled $3,660,964,400 (123.7% as against the same period of 2017).
Source: The Gomel Oblast Executive Committee, the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.