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Belarus debuts at Armenia Expo

Economy 13.09.2019 | 15:05
Photo courtesy of cci.by
Photo courtesy of cci.by

MINSK, 13 September (BelTA) – Belarus has debuted at Armenia Expo, a large-scale trade and industrial forum that opened in Yerevan on 12 September, BelTA has learned from BelInterExpo of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The Made in Belarus exposition has been arranged by BelInterExpo with support of the Armenian embassy. The exposition features domestic machine-building enterprises.

Brest Electrotechnical Plant is showing railroad automation, remote control, and communication equipment. Gomel Electromechanical Plant is showcasing a device installed on the railway track to slow railway cars as they move past it. Mogilev Plant Strommashina has brought equipment to extract oil and water from deep wells as well as tubings for underground structures like metro and mines. Grodnooblselkhoztekhnika enterprise has presented tillage and harvesting equipment.

Armenia Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attended the opening ceremony of Armenia Expo. The day before Belarusian manufacturers attended a seminar on local business rules at the Belarusian Embassy.

the Belarusian participants and representatives of Armenian enterprises and companies (South Caucasus Railway, Armenian-Belarusian trading house, and the Yerevan Subway) held negotiations on cooperation on the margins of Armenia Expo.

Armenia and Belarus have been cooperating in industry, IT, healthcare, and agriculture. Thanks to warm climate, Armenia gathers several harvests a year, which is why Belarusian agricultural equipment is in demand there. In 2018, the trade between the countries amounted to $45.8 million, with Belarusian export to Armenia at $34.5 million.

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