The first regional meeting of the members of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the election of delegates to the XII Congress of the BelCCI was held in Gomel.
The event was attended by Chairman of the BelCCI Mikhail Myatlikov, Deputy Chairman of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee Andrey Konyushko, representatives of enterprises-members of the BelCCI.
Chairman of the BelCCI Mikhail Myatlikov noted that the Congress will be held in the anniversary year for the Chamber. “For 70 years, the BelCCI has been providing services demanded by business, promoting the interests of Belarusian export-oriented enterprises. Despite the difficulties and challenges, we are actively expanding and modernizing our services. Currently, one of the priority tasks for the BelCCI is to provide the business community with information, consulting and legal support to minimize the consequences of the introduced restrictive measures. We have launched the proBusiness under Sanctions information platform, which enables businesses to get advice on the execution of foreign economic agreements, on the procedure for testifying to force majeure circumstances and many other issues,” the Chairman of the BelCCI emphasized.
Deputy Chairman of the Gomel Regional Executive Committee Andrey Konyushko expressed his desire to further develop new formats of interaction and entry into new markets, emphasizing the particular importance of digitalization of the processes of promoting products and services.
The participants of the regional meeting listened to the report of the Director General of the Gomel branch of the BelCCI on the work of the branch. Marina Filonova noted the positive dynamics in the development of the unitary enterprise, emphasizing the significant work of the management and staff to expand areas of activity, implement new projects, and also outlined the strategic tasks for working with businesses in the Gomel region. Providing more than 50 types of expert and foreign economic services, the Gomel branch met all the indicators in the main areas of expert and foreign economic activity and became the winner of the annual competition among the regional branches of the BelCCI in 2020 and 2021.
Dmitry Chernyakov, Director of the Gomel Chemical Plant JSC, Andrey Demidovets, General Director of the Gomel Distillery Radamir JSC, and Galina Kasoverskaya, Director of the Executive Directorate of the Gomel Regional Union of Employers, shared their experience of cooperation with the Gomel branch of the BelCCI.
According to the voting results, 19 delegates were elected to represent the business of the Gomel region at the Congress.
Within the framework of the regional meeting, the awarding of enterprises of the Gomel region - diplomats of the republican contest "The Best Exporter of 2021" and the presentation of commemorative signs to partners of the Gomel branch of the BelCCI took place.
The next XII Congress of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is convened by the decision of the Council of the Chamber on October 5, 2022. The Congress will consider the results of the activities of the BelCCI over the past three years and determine the directions for further activities.