Azerbaijani and Belarus Prime Ministers Ali Asadov and Roman
Golovchenko respectively signed a number of bilateral documents in
Baku on May 18, Azernews reports.
Speaking at the meeting, the prime ministers noted that
Azerbaijan and Belarus have a high-level dialogue, and expressed
satisfaction with the development of bilateral relations in various
sectors, especially in the economy, trade, industry, agriculture,
transport, and others.
They emphasized the importance of personal relations between the
presidents of the two nations as a pivotal factor in the
development of the Azerbaijani-Belarus relations.
Stressing that despite the negative consequences of the
coronavirus pandemic, the trade turnover between the two countries
increased in 2021, the prime ministers said, noting the importance
of successful joint industrial projects. Moreover, they noted that
cooperation in the agricultural sector has good dynamics.
The parties also discussed the prospects of bilateral
cooperation in the economic, trade, industrial, energy,
agricultural, investment, tourism, and other spheres.
Belarus Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko arrived in Azerbaijan
for a two-day working visit on May 18. The two-day visit program
includes meetings with the country's leadership, a visit to the
Ganja automobile plant, international exhibitions Caspian Agro and
Inter Food, as well as industrial enterprise Iglim. A business
meeting between the business circles of the two countries is also
planned as part of the visit.
Diplomatic relations between the countries were established on
June 11, 1993. The two countries are cooperating in various sectors
of the economy, such as agriculture, transport, remote sensing
The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Belarus amounted to
$424.4 million, with the exports accounting for $295.5 million and
imports for $128.9 million in 2021.
Railway passenger carriages, fiberboard of wood, butter,
medicaments, furniture, wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, beef,
electric transformers, and cheese are the main export goods to
Azerbaijan. From Azerbaijan, Belarus imports polymers of propylene,
tomatoes, fruits, nuts, fresh fruits, fruit and vegetable juices,
Since 2007, a number of joint projects in the field of
industrial cooperation have been launched including assembly lines
of Belarus tractors and trucks. The leader of the
Belarusian-Azerbaijani cooperation in the sphere of industrial
cooperation is the Ganja automobile plant.
At a meeting with representatives of the public and expert
community, Belarus, and foreign media in 2019, President Alexander
Lukashenko stressed that relations between Belarus and Azerbaijan
are an example of relations between the two Christian and Muslim
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