The commission is co-chaired by Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus Alexander Gurianov and Deputy Industry and Trade Minister of Czechia Milan Govorka.
The Czech delegation will include Deputy Minister for Agriculture Martin Hlavacek, Deputy Transport Minister Ivo Vykydal, top managers of companies and banks involved in project financing in Belarus as well as representatives of Skoda Transportation, AZD Praha, Bel-Czech Trade, SIGMA GROUP, Bauer Technics and other companies.
The Czech delegation is set to meet with top officials of the Minsk Oblast Executive Committee, Industry Ministry and Agriculture and Food Ministry.
A foundation stone will be laid at the construction site of a new pig breeding complex for Pig Breeding Complex Borisovsky – an investment project of the Czech company Bauer Technics. The construction of a transport and logistics center Shchitomirichi (Minsk Oblast) by Metrostav will be launched.
Task groups will discuss cooperation in transport, science and innovations, and other issues of the bilateral agenda.
The bilateral trade reached a record high in 2011. This pertains to the trade turnover, export and foreign direct investments in the Belarusian economy.
In 2011 the trade rose by 14.2% over 2010 to reach $465 million. Czechia was Belarus’ 20th biggest trading partner. The export rose by 23% to $111 million, the import increased by 11.7% to $354 million.
At present there are 88 companies with Czech capital in Belarus, including 43 joint ventures and 45 foreign companies.