The meeting of businessmen with heads of foreign diplomatic missions of the Republic of Belarus
20 July 2022

The Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a meeting of the heads of the diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Republic of Belarus with representatives of Belarusian export-oriented companies. Participating in the meeting were 48 heads of Belarusian foreign diplomatic missions and representatives of about 150 companies and organizations from all regions of the country.

The meeting was opened by a business briefing on the cooperation of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and foreign diplomatic missions. The speakers were the BelCCI Chairman Mikhael Miatlikov and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus Igor Nazaruk. They emphasized the importance of joint work of the Chamber and diplomatic corps while holding the events aimed at international business contacts development and the promotion of Belarusian export, identified the guidelines of cooperation to support foreign economic activities of domestic companies.

Belarus' Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Nazaruk underlined that under the current difficult socio-economic and political conditions Belarus is willing to build good relations with all countries, actively promoting products to the EAEU states, China. Currently, work is underway to develop a legal framework for bilateral cooperation of Belarus with Serbia, Iran, Vietnam, Singapore, Egypt, Iran, Indonesia, and other states. "There are many countries in the world and it does not make sense to rely solely on a specific group of partners. Transport and logistics will always facilitate business contacts," Deputy Foreign Minister concluded.

Addressing the heads of Belarusian embassies, the Chairman of the BelCCI noted the importance of attracting representatives of the Chamber abroad to promote exports. Mikhael Miatlikov also emphasized the relevance of the topic of force majeure for Belarusian business and diplomatic missions in modern conditions, and focused on the effectiveness of such a tool for promoting export-oriented products as exhibitions abroad.

The briefing was followed by bilateral B2D meetings of the heads of foreign diplomatic missions of the Republic of Belarus and business community representatives. The negotiations embraced topical issues of B2D interaction aimed at export promotion, solving the problems that domestic companies face while exporting their goods abroad.

After the negotiations with Belarusian businesspeople, the diplomats visited the Minsk City Technopark.

        

Based on BelTA materials

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