Shidlovsky: USA supports sovereignty and independence of Belarus


Shidlovsky: USA supports sovereignty and independence of Belarus

Belarus is working with the USA to achieve the complete lifting of sanctions, the Charge d'Affaires of Belarus in the USA Pavel Shidlovsky told media.

Now restrictions on the part of the United States are in force against some Belarusian enterprises. Meanwhile, the development of relations between the two countries is stable. Economic indicators confirm this. The export of Belarusian goods to the USA has grown 2.5 times since the beginning of 2017, amounting to $80 million.

Pavel Shidlovsky, Charge d'Affaires of Belarus in the USA:
We are establishing a dialogue with the new administration of the USA president. The United States supports the sovereignty and independence of Belarus. An integral part of this support of economic independence. The improved atmosphere of the bilateral relations allows us at present to develop cooperation in a number of areas, including trade, economic and investment.

On July 13, Belarusian diplomats representing the interests of Belarus abroad are negotiating with top managers of domestic enterprises. The parties are discussing business interaction with diplomatic representations, the economic situation in foreign markets and methods of increasing export.

Vladimir Ulakhovich, Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry:
This is a very important platform. We will test our approaches in terms of planning foreign economic activities, their organization, improving the effectiveness of information support. And this approach - businesses plus diplomats - does give results.

Ambassadors and business leaders gather at such a meetings annually. Their effectiveness is growing. The negotiations that took place in 2016 allowed increasing the export of Belarusian goods by more than $100 million.