XIV Belarusian-Lithuanian economic forum in Vitebsk

On June 7-8, the XIV Belarusian-Lithuanian economic forum was held in Vitebsk. The forum was attended by representatives of the business community, the leadership of public administration, representatives of enterprises, business associations of Belarus and Lithuania.

In the plenary session the Chairman of the Vitebsk regional Executive Committee N. Sherstnev, Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Belarus P. Utiupin, President of the Confederation of Industrialists of Lithuania R.Dargis, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republiс of Belarus to the Republic of Lithuania A. Korol, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Belarus A. Pulokas, the President of the Association of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Lithuania S. Gailunas took part.

During the Forum, contracts and agreements were signed, the work of thematic sections and the contact and cooperation exchange was organized.

Thus, the enterprises of light industry of the two countries had the opportunity to discuss issues arising in the supply of products to the European Union, the experience of cooperation and work with the use of raw materials. During the work presentations of Belarusian and Lithuanian enterprises were held.

The issues of interregional cooperation were discussed by representatives of the state administration and self-government of the two countries. The review of opportunities and prospects within the framework of cross-border cooperation programs "Lithuania-Latvia-Belarus" is presented.

While the contact-cooperation exchanges there were held individual negotiations between representatives of business circles. Interest in mutual cooperation was expressed by "Ukmega" UAB, "Tornis" UAB, "Taumona" UAB, "Losrita" UAB, "Vitebskdrev" OJSC," Verkhnedvinsk mill of joinery" CUE, " Novolukoml keramzit" OJSC and others.

During the stay in Vitebsk, the official delegation of Panevezys, headed by the mayor R. Rachkauskas held a meeting with the Chairman of the Vitebsk City Executive Committee V. Nikolaikin, an agreement on cooperation between the cities signed during the forum.

Within interchamber cooperation a working meeting of General Director of the Vitebsk branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry N. Varabyova and General Director of the Siauliai Chamber of CommerceIndustry and Crafts A. Jonuška was held. The parties highlighted the interest in establishing bilateral mutually beneficial cooperation, exchange of information on the events, preparation of bilateral visits of business circles of the regions..


7 - 8 june