23 Nov 2022 11:26

Belarus approves draft agreement with Russia on unified industrial policy

MINSK. Nov 23 (Interfax) - The Belarusian government has approved a draft agreement with Russia on a unified industrial policy, a government resolution posted on the national legal website said.

Deputy Prime Minister Petr Parkhomchik has been authorized to sign the agreement on the Belarusian side.

Belarus's ambassador to Russia, Dmitry Krutoi said in late September that the two countries planned to sign the intergovernmental agreement on a common industrial policy in October, along with an agreement on tracking manufacturing processes.

The signing of the agreements "would open access to the Belarusian market for Russian companies and the Russian market for Belarusian ones, foremost subsidy programs on the federal and regional levels," Krutoi said at the time.