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The direct negotiations on simplification of trade procedures started between Belarus and China

On September 27, 2021, the first meeting of the Working Group on Trade Facilitation Simplification of the Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation of the China-Belarus Intergovernmental Cooperation Committee took place online. The event was chaired by the head of the group from Belarus, Deputy Minister of Economy of Belarus Angelika Nikitina and the head of the group from China, inspector of the second rank of the Eurasia Department of the Ministry of Commerce of the Ministry of Commerce Yang Sumin (as deputy director).

The meeting was attended by representatives of interested departments, embassies, chambers of commerce, business circles of Belarus and China.


The participants discussed the current state and prospects of bilateral cooperation in eliminating barriers to mutual trade. In particular, the issues of accreditation and certification of new products and Belarusian enterprises, registration of Belarusian baby milk formulas, nuances of logistics and cooperation in the transport sector, strengthening cooperation between chambers of commerce and industry associations of China and Belarus, and creation of joint ventures have been considered.