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A business forum with Austrian companies took place in the Administration of FEZ Grodnoinvest

During the visit of the Austrian economic mission to the Republic of Belarus, on March 20, 2019, a business forum with Austrian companies was held in the Administration of FEZ Grodnoinvest.

A large number of participants on both sides testified to the high interest in the development of Belarusian-Austrian business relations, the significance of the event and the openness to dialogue on promising areas of cooperation. The Austrian business delegation was represented by the Federal Ministry of Digitalization and Economic Policy of Austria represented by the Director General for Foreign Economic Affairs Franz Wessig, Austrian Foreign Economic Bureau in Minsk, the executive directors of industrial and logistics companies. Representatives of Grodno Regional Executive Committee, Grodno Branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, FEZ Grodnoinvest, Grodno Institute of Nitrogen Industry, Housing and Utilities, and companies from the logistics, woodworking, chemical, engineering industries participated in the forum from the Belarusian side.

During the forum, representatives of the Austrian business delegation familiarized themselves with the economic and investment potential of the Grodno region and FEZ Grodnoinvest. After the plenary part of the forum was completed, a meeting took place between the leadership of the Grodno Regional Executive Committee and the official part of the Austrian delegation. In parallel, a bilateral contact and cooperation exchange was held.

The business forum was enshrined in the final protocol of the 15th meeting of the Belarusian-Austrian intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation, which was held yesterday in Minsk with the participation of representatives of FEZ Grodnoinvest.
Proposals for cooperation with the Austrian business can be studied in our special material “International Review: Republic of Austria”.