TajBelAgro agricultural forum

Date: 07 April 2021

Belarus' export opportunities were displayed at the agricultural forum TajBelAgro, which took place in Dushanbe as part of the Belarus-Tajikistan Intergovernmental Commission. The forum was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus, Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tajikistan, Belinterexpo Exhibition Company of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The participants were greeted by Belarus' Agriculture and Food Minister Ivan Krupko and Minister of Agriculture of Tajikistan Sulaymon Ziyozoda. The ministers emphasized that such events help strengthen both trade and economic and cultural ties between the two countries, to appreciate the quality of products and discuss options for mutually beneficial cooperation. All this contributes not only to the conclusion of contracts on mutual supplies of agricultural products and machinery but also to the study of options for cooperation, the ministers added.

Representatives of agro-industrial and trade enterprises of the two countries got familiar with the export opportunities of Belarus and ways of development of Belarusian agriculture, the potential of Tajikistan's agriculture and the prospects for bilateral cooperation in crop and livestock production. The forum also addressed the issues of industrial cooperation in the production of agricultural machinery. The business community was provided with information on the requirements of Tajikistan for certification of food products and procedures for customs clearance of exports, imports and transit through the country, received the necessary information on working with trading networks.

Adapted from BelTA