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Bilateral trade Belarus-Slovenia

Millions of US Dollars

 

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2017/2016 (%)

Trade turnover

95,7

99,5

109,5

80,1

70,0

79,6

113,7

Belarusian export

12,9

12,5

14,9

8,9

10,0

12,7

127,0

Belarusian import

82,8

87,0

94,6

71,2

60,0

66,9

111,5

Balance

-69,9

-74,5

-79,7

-62,3

-50

-54,2

 

According to the statistics in 2017 in comparison with 2016 the bilateral trade turnover increased by 13,7% and amounted to 79,6 mln. US dollars. Belarusian export increased by 27% (12,7 mln. US dollars), and Belarusian import — by 11,5% (66,9 mln. US dollars).  .

The perspective spheres of bilateral economic interaction are energy, construction, machinery, agriculture, telecommunications, tourism.

The important instrument of bilateral interaction is the Intergovernmental Belarusian-Slovenian Commission for Trade and Economic, Scientific and Technical cooperation and accompanying business forums, the sessions of which have been conducting on regular basis.

The joint working group on agricultural cooperation has been established within the framework of the Intergovernmental Commission, the first meeting of which was taken place on 22 June 2016 in Ljubljana.

During 24-26 March 2016 the business delegation of Slovenia headed by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia Mr. Karl Erjavec visited Belarus and held meetings in the Belarusian authorities. Mr.Erjavec met with President, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.