MINSK, November 4 (BelTA) – Russia’s Stavropol Krai is interested in developing agricultural trade with Belarus, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE).
Plans are in place to discuss the prospects for organizing trade in agricultural products between Belarus and Stavropol Krai at the first Belarusian-Russian exchange seminar “Market for the production and consumption of agricultural products in Belarus and the region. Russian Federation ”which is expected at the Belarusian Universal. Commodity exchange on November 9-10 9-10. To this end, the Stavropol Krai Export Support Center, with the help of the Trade Mission of the Russian Federation to Belarus, is organizing the visit of a delegation of business circles from this Russian region to Minsk .
According to the head of the center Alina Eyupova, Belarus is one of the main trading partners of Stavropol Krai, and the use of the exchange platform will contribute to the growth of mutual trade and the diversification of its structure. According to her, the center represents the interests of small and medium-sized enterprises. This is why one of the main objectives is to help small private companies enter foreign markets with their products. This is what the Belarusian exchange does, providing direct contact between producers and consumers of goods from Belarus and other countries. “Here our interests fully coincide. We hope that the exchange platform will become a “one-stop-shop” for Stavropol companies to access not only the Belarusian market, but also to trade successfully with Europe, Asia and the Middle East, where it is quite difficult to do business without a distribution network. Stavropol Krai has a well-developed oil and fat industry, production of meat, dairy products and grains. I am sure that all these products will be in demand on the stock exchange, ”said Alina Eyupova.
In addition to entrepreneurs from Stavropol Krai, representatives of companies from the Bryansk, Voronezh, Leningrad, Moscow and Smolensk regions in Russia, as well as from Mordovia applied to participate in the Belarusian-Russian exchange seminar. The event program includes a visit to the international Prodexpo 2021 fair and the Belagroterminal production and logistics complex.