The Krasnodar Krai is planning to expand the partnership with Belarus in the field of light undustry

The representatives of branch enterprises of Kuban held a meeting with the delegation of Bellegprom concern.

Employees of regional agencies, Center for the support of export of the Krasnodar Krai, about 20 Kuban enterprises in the field of light and furniture industry and nine manufacturers from Belarus also took part in the meeting.

According to Mikhail Dorozhkov, Deputy Head of the Department of industrial policy of the Krasnodar Krai, today more than 100 manufacturers producing clothes, shoes, textiles, leather and leather products work in the region and there are also over 200 furniture trade enterprises.

«As Russia suffers from shortage of the production of textiles and accessories, the Krasnodar Krai is willing to expand the cooperation with the partners from friendly countries and create enterprises with the funds of these countries in the region. Today we are offering a wide range of supporting measures, tax privileges for local residents and heads of industrial parks as well as investors who create import-substituting production,» said Mikhail Dorozhkov.

According to the representatives of the Belarusian delegation, the Republic of Belarus has organized the production of woolen and half-woolen goods and linen fabrics. They are exported to Russia and CIS countries. Belarusian businessmen also noted that they purchased wool and all the required dyes and chemicals themselves.

During the negotiations, Kuban and Belarusian enterprises agreed to create new partnerships and conclude contracts on mutual supplies of the manufactured products.