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Contracts worth nearly $25m signed as result of Belarus PM's visit to Russia's Astrakhan Oblast

MINSK ( BelTA) – Contracts worth nearly $25 million were signed as a result of the visit of Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko to the Russian city of Astrakhan, the government's press service told BelTA.

A number of documents deal with shipments of mechanical engineering industry products. The documents include a specification addendum to a vehicle sale contract signed by OOO MAZ-RUS and its official dealership in Astrakhan Oblast – OOO Regional Center MAZ-Yug. The Belarusian tractor manufacturer MTZ signed a cooperation agreement with the Astrakhan Oblast Agriculture and Fishery Ministry. The Belarusian agricultural machinery manufacturer Gomselmash signed a contract on selling agricultural machines with OOO TD MTZ-Stavropol.

The Gomel-based company OOO Sanadstar and the Astrakhan-based company Grand Fish signed an agreement on selling feed, feed supplements, and compound animal feedstuff, chicken products, meat and dairy products, woodworking products, and construction materials of Belarusian make.

The Belarusian delegation left Astrakhan for Astana where a regular session of the Council of Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Independent States will take place. Participants of the session are expected to have a serious discussion about a draft agreement on free trade in services, on establishing, operating, and making investments.