Belarus to start joint venture in Armenia

10:24 15.05.2013
Belarus and Armenia are planning to create a joint venture for assembly of agricultural machinery. This issue was discussed at a meeting of the Minister of Agriculture and Food of Belarus, Leonid Zayats with the Minister of Agriculture of Armenia, Sergo Karapetyan in Yerevan, Trend reported.
Armenia expressed great interest in cooperation in such areas as growing seed, livestock farming, the supply of fertilisers and pesticides.
«We also have a very strong interest in purchasing Belarusian agricultural machinery. We agreed that this year we will begin to create a joint venture for the assembly of agricultural machinery in Armenia,» Sergo Karapetyan said.
In turn, Leonid Zayats confirmed the readiness of Belarus to develop links in these areas. Moreover, the ministers discussed the possibility of creating joint ventures in other fields, in particular butter packaging, as well as bottling and processing of Belarusian milk in Armenia.
There is also mutual interest in further cooperation on supplies of canned products and cognac to Belarus from Armenia.

Adapted from Vestnik Kavkaza