The two sides also agreed to hold the sixth meeting of the
Egyptian-Belarusian joint trade commission in Minsk in August.
Minsk- June 19,
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in his official
visit to Belarus, Minister of Trade and Industry Amr Nassar held an extended
meeting with Belarusian Minister of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade Vladimir
meeting explored the future of economic cooperation between the two countries
and a number of economic issues of common concern.
two sides agreed to hold the sixth meeting of the Egyptian-Belarusian joint
trade commission in Minsk in August, and the first meeting of the Business Cooperation
Council, which is to be formed under an MoU signed between the two ministries
during the visit.
meeting also discussed boosting bilateral cooperation in the manufacturing of
machinery, equipment and vehicles to meet the needs of the Egyptian market and
export to regional markets.
to official data, Egypt-Belarus trade grew 10.7% in 2018 to reach $108 million,
up from 97.5 million a year earlier; with Egypt’s exports to Belarus rising
17.5% to hit $25 million.