February 21, 2024
Russian-Belarusian business meeting “COMMONWEALTH – 2024”

Business meetings in the Commonwealth format are held annually by the Bryansk Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry Union in order to further develop and strengthen Russian-Belarusian trade and economic cooperation.

In 2024, the event was organized jointly with the Gomel branch of the BelCCI and was held in a hybrid format. The main theme of this year is Russian-Belarusian integration: mechanisms for optimizing the free movement of goods, works, services and investments, harmonization of tax and customs legislation. Among the speakers are Yuri Zolotarev, Trade Representative of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Belarus, heads of government bodies, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bryansk Customs, tax departments, banking, insurance companies and business associations. In general, over 60 enterprises and organizations took part in the business meeting “Commonwealth-2024”, about 20 of them from the Belarusian side.

In her speech, Marina Filonova, Director General of the Gomel Branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, noted the potential of the Gomel Region for the development of cooperation between border regions, including through chambers of commerce and industry, and gave specific examples of interaction. She also highlighted the importance of the electronic platform bizgomel.by for the development of international contacts in the trade, economic and tourism spheres, including for the project initiative “Roads of Catherine”.

An action plan for cooperation between the Gomel branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Union “Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Bryansk Region” for 2024 has been signed.