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Online seminar "Belarus - Poland: cooperation during global challenges" was held with the participation of FEZ Grodnoinvest

On August 5th, the administration of FEZ Grodnoinvest participated in the online seminar "Belarus - Poland: cooperation during global challenges", organized by the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in cooperation with the Polish Chamber of Commerce.

The event was attended by over 150 representatives of Polish and Belarusian business, the leadership of the BelCCI, the Polish Chamber of Commerce, the Polish-Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Polish Agency for Investment and Trade.  The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Poland Vladimir Chushev and the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Republic of Belarus Artur Mikhalsky gave their speeches.

The parties discussed the current state and opportunities for trade, economic, investment cooperation between two countries, promising industry areas, including the green economy, woodworking, information technology, construction, etc. Particular attention is paid to the assistance of Polish companies and organizations in the export of Belarusian products and services to the European Union market.

The participants also pointed out significant achievements in the investment sphere. For example, FEZ Grodnoinvest resident Szynaka Mebel Bel LLC is successfully implementing a project on establishment of modern furniture production on FEZ site in Smorgon. The company recently produced the first batch of goods and opened a trading house in Minsk.

Poland is one of the key export destinations for FEZ Grodnoinvest residents. In 2019, products worth $ 111 million were delivered to this market, or 12% of the total FEZ export. These are mainly products of woodworking, metalworking, textile industries. Poland is also one of the key investors in FEZ Grodnoinvest. Nine companies with Polish capital operate here, and the volume of foreign investments exceeded $ 120 million.