October 27, the Belarusian-European Economic Forum "Belarus. Invest in tomorrow " is taking place in Luxembourg , which gathered more than 200 participants. The event will provide a unique opportunity for European investors to see the strong, in many respects unique aspects of the Belarusian economy (IT, logistics), as well as discuss specific areas of cooperation. Within the framework of the forum, presentations of key projects implemented in Belarus are planned, as well as opening up opportunities for profitable investments, and the signing of a number of agreements.
The main goal of the forum is to create an effective and result-oriented, multi-level platform for establishing a stable interaction between Belarusian credit and financial institutions and business entities with European partners.
The participants of the forum are the Ministry of Economy of Luxembourg, the Association of Luxembourg Banks, the Luxembourg Association of Investment Funds, the Innovation Luxembourg, the Luxembourg Financial Union, several Luxembourg financial institutions, the European Commission, the European Investment Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Nordic Investment Bank and etc.
Also, the forum is attended by the heads of the leading international companies - the largest aircraft manufacturer in the world AIRBUS, the international French private dairy concern Lactalis, the international agricultural group Sodruzhestvo Group of Companies, the French industrial conglomerate working in the field of electronics and high technologies Safran SA (Euronext: SAF ), the world leader in sales and marketing in the forest industry Ekman, etc.
The delegation of Belarus, headed by Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov, is represented by the leaders of the ministries and departments of the country.
"We are here to show you Belarus as it is, to dispel stereotypes, to present opportunities for your projects, the door to the huge common market of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia .We are at your service not only to answer questions, but also quickly make decisions on the spot, " said the Prime Minister of Belarus at the opening of the forum." "We have an excellent infrastructure, a powerful and reliable energy system." According to the quality of infrastructure, we are on the 65th place in the world from 155 countries. These are the World Bank’s data, which talks about the infrastructure consistency of Belarus. We have competitive, high-quality and inexpensive labor force. According to the Human Development Index, Belarus ranks 51 th out of 187 countries. The combination of these factors with strong government institutions provide a unique opportunity to invest in Belarus, " he said.