Participation of the BelCCI Chairman V.Ulakhovich in the session "Joint Projects as a Factor of Sustainable Economic Development of Belarus and Russia" of the 7th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia
Date: 28 September 2020
The Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vladimir Ulakhovich took part in the session "Joint Projects as a Factor of Sustainable Economic Development of Belarus and Russia" of the 7th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia. The event was held via videoconference at the platform of OJSC "BELAZ" from the Belarusian side.
The session was devoted to discussing joint projects of Belarus and Russia, including international ones and implemented within the framework of the Eurasian integration, deepening industrial cooperation, expanding cooperation in the field of high technologies and innovations, developing interregional contacts in various fields, presenting the measures to support businesses in the current situation and preparing anti-crisis offers to ensure effective demand for industrial products of the Union State and national producers of the EAEU countries.
In his speech, Vladimir Ulakhovich presented the main areas of interaction between the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the two countries, as well as the potential and prospects for cooperation between the national business councils which have both traditional issues, including restrictions on mutual trade, and new topics that are relevant for business on the agenda of their joint meetings.
The co-chairs of the section "Joint Projects as a Factor of Sustainable Economic Development of Belarus and Russia" were Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Economic Policy of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Andrei Kutepov and Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on Economy, Budget and Finance Tatiana Runets. State Secretary of the Union State Grigory Rapota, Deputy Minister of Industry of the Republic of Belarus Dmitry Kharitonchik, State Secretary – Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Viktor Evtukhov, Governor of the Samara Region Dmitry Azarov, Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation Dmitry Kurochkin, Chief of Staff of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Petr Vityaz, Deputy Chairman of the Minsk Regional Executive Committee Nikolai Rogashchuk, Deputy Governor of the Kaluga Region Vladimir Potemkin, Deputy Chairman of the Primorsky Government Territory Konstantin Shestakov and others took the floor during the session.