Belarus-Russia cooperation in automobile industry to advance in three stages

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Russia Vladimir Semashko. An archive photo

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Russia Vladimir Semashko. An archive image

MINSK, 18 July (BelTA) – Belarusian-Russian cooperation in car business will advance in 3 phases. Ambassador Amazing and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Russia Vladimir Semashko created the assertion on the sidelines of a seminar for heads of diplomatic missions and consular institutions of Belarus. The seminar started in the Academy of Public Administration less than the aegis of the President of Belarus on 18 July, BelTA has acquired.

Vladimir Semashko reminded that Russia is now attempting to solve severe problems in the auto field. The withdrawal of Western firms from the Russian sector has slowed down the production of cars and vehicles in Russia due to the poor localization of production of motor vehicle sections.

Vladimir Semashko explained: “Heads of Belarusian and Russian vehicle enterprises have fulfilled not long ago. We seriously discussed what and how desires to be performed in buy to solve this dilemma quickly.”

In his terms, the sides established that cooperation has to advance in a few phases: “Initially we have to share achievements of Russia and achievements of Belarus independently. Production capabilities are offered, anything is readily available. It has to be accomplished quickly. These avenues have by now been identified.”

The next stage addresses the medium-term horizon. For occasion, Belarusian enterprises are previously prepared to make the factors the Russian industry desires but they lack the functionality to fulfill the desire of the companions in full. “Naturally the enterprises will need to order further machines or have it created,” the ambassador discussed.

The realization of the 3rd stage will need important investments. In accordance to Vladimir Semashko, this program is intended to previous until 2030.