Grodno hosted a business forum «Partnership of Grodno Region with the Republic of Uzbekistan». The forum was organized by the Grodno Branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in cooperation with the Grodno Region Executive Committee and «Grodnoinvest» Free Economic Zone Administration within the framework of the Uzbek delegation visit to Grodno region.
During the business forum, the prospects of Belarusian and Uzbek companies' interaction were discussed; the presentations of trade and economic potential of Grodno region, FEZ «Grodnoinvest», the Republic of Karakalpakstan and Surkhandarya region of Uzbekistan were made.
The plenary part was followed by B2B negotiations between the representatives of more than 30 Belarusian companies and 19 organizations of Uzbekistan. The Uzbek side expressed interest in cooperation with the Belarusian enterprises in the field of animal farming, as well as in purchasing the Belarusian meat and dairy products, agricultural machinery.
The Grodno Branch of the BelCCI signed a cooperation agreement with the Territorial Division of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Surkhandarya Region and a memorandum of cooperation with the Territorial Division of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Karakalpakstan.