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Belarus, Russia prepare action plan to implement joint industrial policy

MINSK (BelTA) – Belarus and Russia have prepared an action plan to implement a unified industrial policy. The document is supposed to be signed during the session of the Council of Ministers of the Union State of Belarus and Russia on 29 September. Belarusian Deputy Industry Minister Dmitry Korchik made the statement during the online conference hosted by the BelTA website on 24 September.

The official noted that the joint action plan to implement the unified industrial policy was discussed during the second Forum of Regions of Russia and Belarus in Sochi. The document will be signed soon. “I think it will be signed during the session of the Union State Council of Ministers on 29 September. The document represents one of the main steps in uniting the industrial economies, enabling common conditions for doing business, for promoting products on our common market,” said Dmitry Korchik.

The Belarusian Deputy Industry Minister noted that the forum was positive on the whole. In his words, agreements, protocols of intent, and contracts worth over $100 million were signed. “The documents were prepared through the year during the visits of the governors of Russian regions to Belarus and top-level agreements. These documents were signed during the forum in the presence of the heads of state and the heads of government,” he explained.