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Belarus, Turkey to discuss economic cooperation

GOMEL, 2 March (BelTA) – The Belarusian-Turkish business forum will take place in Gomel on 2 March, BelTA learnt from the FEZ Gomel-Raton Administration.

The event will gather representatives of 16 Turkish companies as well as heads of Belarusian companies, FEZ Gomel-Raton and the Economy Department of the Gomel oblast executive committee.

Turkish and Belarusian businessmen are expected to discuss investment, trade and economic cooperation, get familiar with the economic potential of the South-Eastern region of the country and the free economic zone.

According to the organizers of the forum, FEZ Gomel-Raton has been successfully cooperating with the Turkish business. In particular, close ties have been established with the Aegean Region Chamber of Industry and the Izmir Chamber of Commerce, the Federation of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Aegean Region and Western Mediterranean, the Federation of Entrepreneurs of Cesme.

One of the FEZ Gomel-Raton’s residents is a Turkish-capital Dangi Profile Company that produces electric-weld pipes. It was registered in 2007. Last year the company’s output exceeded $4 million.