Belarus-Mongolia economic cooperation on the rise www.eng.belta.by
MINSK, 20 September (BelTA) – The economic cooperation between Belarus and Mongolia has intensified, Belarus' Industry Minister Vitaly Vovk said during the meeting with Purev Sergelen, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry of Mongolia, BelTA learned from the website of Belarus' Industry Ministry. "Thanks to the implementation of the agreements reached during the previous meeting of the Belarus-Mongolia commission we have made progress in our economic relations. However we should not be satisfied with what we have already achieved. We should move forward and increase the bilateral trade," Vitaly Vovk said. During the meeting of the Belarus-Mongolia joint commission, the sides discussed the prospects of cooperation in agriculture, food and light industry, transport, mining, construction, urban development, healthcare and environment. The Mongolian official delegation met with the Belarusian counterparts and visited several Belarusian production facilities including MTZ, BelAZ and MAZ automakers. In January-June 2017 Belarus' Industry Ministry companies exported some $2.5 million worth of products to Mongolia, which was up by 4.4% over the same period a year earlier.