CII Business Delegation to Belarus : 4-6   June , 2018

Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)   organized a business delegation  to Belarus  on 04 to 6th  June 2018. The visit aimed to promote Indian industry’s commitment to strengthen investment and trade between India and Belarus. The 14-member delegation met with diverse stakeholders – including government, industry and media in a bid to strengthen the economic relationship  between the two countries.

CII business delegation comprised of 14  members from 8 companies  interested in setting up business in Belarus   in sector such as Textile,Machinery, Agro Chemicals, Automative, Tractor and Farm Equipments, Financial Technology (Fintech) , Power Transmission. Members of the delegation included Industry Representatives from Bajaj Industries Limited,  Expotech International Pvt Ltd, KEC International Limited, Maruti Suzuki India Limited ,Tafe Limited, Iris Business Services Limited and  Uniphos International Ltd and Durofibretex.

India- Belarus Business forum   

India-Belarus  Business Forum was organized in Minsk  (Belarus  ) on June 4th, 2018. Indian Ambassador to Belarus  H.E  Saangeeta Bahadur  and Leader of Indian Delegation Mr Pankaj Bajaj spoke from Indian side during the forum. Ambassador stressed the need to  reimagine the existing pattern of economic relations between the two countries and open news ways of economic cooperation for private sectors of both the countries.  For example Joint Manufacturing for EAEU market, parternering the reform process of Belarus by  sharing IT and regulatory support  and increasing the current level of trade between the two countries were the main topic of discussion among Forum members. Vladimir Ulakhovich   Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) adressed the forum and  led the Belarussian Delegtaion during the forum. A presentation on Business and investment climate of the Republic of Belarus was done by Mr. Mikhail Dashuk. The deputy director of the National Agency of the Investments and   Privatization

More than 50 representatives from various industries of Belarus participated in the Forum.Many Belarussian companies participated in   the B2B meetings organized by the BCCI.

Delegation met with Deputy Minister of Economy, Deputy Minister of  Anti-Monopoly  and Regulation, Chairman of Belarussian Stock Exchange, Head of Settlement Registry of Belarus Central Banks and Mr Myasnovich Speaker of Belarus National Assembly.

Visit  to Special Economic Zone – Orsha 

Some of the delegation members visited the special economic zone located in Orsha region of Belarus . Chairman of the Orsha  District Executive Committee hosted a business lunch and participated in business negotiation with the interested members of Indian Delegation.

Orsha region is located near the border of Russia and has very well developed infrastructure for  setting up industries, logistics  hub and can be an  important business hub/transit point  for  Indian Businesses interested in EAEU market

Manish Kumar

Deputy Director, International

Confederation of Indian Industry

The Mantosh Sondhi Centre

23, Institutional Area

Lodi Road, New Delhi 110 003

Tel: +91 11 4577 1000

Ext:463

Email: manish.kumar@cii.in

Mobile:8860030312

Website: www.cii.in

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