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First meeting of intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation of Belarus and Spain held in Minsk October 18

Business circles of Belarus and Spain have determined the priorities of cooperation.

The first meeting of the intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation has been held in Minsk.

Energy, IT, agriculture, transport and logistics-the projects in these directions are prioritized.

Pavel Latushko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus in the French Republic, with concurrent accreditation in the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic:
In the last three years there has been a constant growth of the Belarusian export to the Spanish market, it is 20% annually. This year it is also growing, the general commodity circulation is also growing according to the Spanish statistics. It is clear that when we look at the GDP of Spain-it is a big market. One of the most active markets in the EU. It is also understandable that there can be promising prospects here concerning the growth of Belarusian products’ supply to the Spanish market.

On October 18, 2017 the sides agreed on creating working groups which will be promoting joint projects,

some of which concern investment activities.

First meeting of intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation of Belarus and Spain held in Minsk October 18