INVITATION FROM THE DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL AGENCY OF INVESTMENT AND PRIVATIZATION OF BELARUS
MR. DZMITRY KRASOUSKI

Dear Colleagues and Friends, 

My team and me are happy to invite you to the Turkish-Bealrusian Business Investment Forum, which will be held in the framework of MUSIAD EXPO in Istanbul on November 5, 2022. 

The Forum is a long-expected event which aims to both update and highlight the opportunities for foreign businesses in Belarus in the current geopolitical context as well as to give rise to new partnerships, link business community with project initiators and start-ups, international experts, representatives of the public sector and financial institutions. 

  • more than 20 speakers including high representatives of Belarus and Türkiye;
  • around 100 representatives of Turkish and Belarusian business at one place;
  • case studies and practical tips;
  • efficient B2B and B2G networking alongside with the current investment agenda.

I encourage you to visit this event and discover genuine Belarus! 

Our team look forward to welcoming you! 


THE EVENT WILL START IN

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ABOUT ThE EVEnt

Having strategic geographical location Belarus is currently in demand with foreign businesses/investors who aim to access 180 mln. customers market of the Eurasian Economic Union as well as to source Belarus local natural resources, land, infrastructure and the qualified labor force at an attractive cost. 

The Forum is held under the auspices of the Goverment of the Republic of Belarus in association with the Independent Industrialists and Businessmen Association (MÜSİAD).  

The participants will: 

  • discover investment landscape of Belarus
  • get the updates of the efficient tools to address current challenges businesses face
  • get ideas of the opening niches and industries for investments in Belarus, as well as the most promising projects
  • discover benefits of doing business in Belarus including preferential tax treatment and the local resources available for an investor
  • learn about the further prospects of Belarusian-Turkish economic cooperation and the perspectives for businesses 

VENUE

TUYAP Fair Convention AND CONGRESS Center

The Forum will be held in the Interexpo Hall, which is part of the Tyuap Fair Convention and Congress Center.

Address: Cumhuriyet Mahallesi Eski Hadımköy Yolu Caddesi 9/1, 34500 Büyükçekmece - İSTANBUL

the exact location

  • Find Pavillions 2 & 3 (they are connected) and use the main enterance (as seen on the map)
  • Use the escalator to to get on the first floor where Interexpo Hall is located

PROGRAM

REGISTRATION & INTRODUCTION
12:20 – 13:00

12.20

13.00
Registration, welcome coffee, stands operation
12.20


13.00

welcoming performance

grand OPENING. Welcoming ADDRESS

13.00 – 13.30
WORKING LANGUAGES: TURKISH, RUSSIAN, ENGLiSH

Moderators of the forum

MODerator from Turkish side
moderator

Prof. Dr. Hasan Ünal

Maltepe University, Department of Political Science and International Relations faculty member
moderator from belarusian side
Moderator

Dzmitry Krasouski

Director of the National Agency of Investment and Privatization of the Republic of Belarus
13.00

13.10

Grand opening of the forum with a video presentation of Belarus
13.10

13.20

WELCOMING ADDRESS BY THE BELARUSIAN SIDE

Victor Rybak

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Türkiye

13.20

13.30

WELCOMING ADDRESS BY THE TURKISH SIDE

Mahmut Asmali

President of the Independent Industrialists and Businessmen Association (MÜSİAD) (TBC)

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS. Why Belarus?

13.30 – 14.30

13.30

13.45

BELARUS IS A HIDDEN GEM IN THE CENTRE OF EUROPE

Dzmitry Krasouski

Director of the National Agency of Investment and Privatization of the Republic of Belarus

13.45

14.00

NEW CHALLENGESNEW OPPORTUNITIES: NICHES FOR INVESTMENT IN BELARUS

Klim Stashevskiy

Director of Arzinger Law Offices

14.00

14.15

LOGISTICS ROUTES – 2022

Roman Sobolev

Deputy Director of the National Logistics Operator LLC "Bremino Group" – the management company of the SEZ "Bremino-Orsha"

14.15

14.30

Questions and Answers session

BUSINESS DIALOGUE

14.30 – 15.00

14.30

15.00

POINTS FOR DISCUSSION:


Projects of Turkish business in Belarus and Belarusian business in Türkiye: key results, challenges, investment climate through the eyes of business, further perspectives of growth and development.

PANELISTS:

  • Seçil Kauçuk A. S. 
  • PP Polesie JV, Ltd. 
  • LC Waikiki
  • BelEmsa Ltd. 

NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK

15.10 – 15.30

Panel sessions

CONDITIONS PROVIDED FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF INVESTMENT PROJECTS IN BELARUS 

15.30 – 17.30

PANEL 1. DOING BUSINESS – GOVERNMENT SUPPORT AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS FOR INVESTORS

15.30

16.50

POINTS FOR DISCUSSION:

  • peculiarities of work in free economic zones and special economic zones in Bealrus
  • the specifics of free economic zones in terms of production areas and requirements to residents
  • the specifics of free economic zones in terms of the infrastructure offered to accommodate companies 

PANELISTS:

  • FEZ Brest 
  • FEZ Vitebsk
  • FEZ Gomel-Raton 
  • FEZ Grodnoinvest
  • FEZ Mogilev
  • FEZ MInsk 
  • Great Stone Industrial Park
  • SEZ Bremino-Orsha

PANEL 2. DOING BUSINESS – RESOURCES, FINANCING, INFRASTRUCTURE AVAILABLE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF INVESTMENT PROJECTS in BELARUS

16.50

17.30

POINTS FOR DISCUSSION:

  • financial instruments
  • legislation
  • land and ready infrastructure (industrial sites)
  • human resources
  • commodity exchange trading
  • proposed brownfield investment projects 

PANELISTS:

  • JSC Belagroprombank
  • National Agency of Investment and Privatization of the Republic of Belarus
  • National Centre For Marketing And Price Study
  • Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange
  • interactive portal for job search in Belarus "Rabota.by"

NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK

17.30  – 18.00

HOW IT WAS In 2021

Previous Belarus Investment Forum took place on November 22, 2021 as part of the National Day of the Republic of Belarus at the global exhibition EXPO.

The event brought together about 150 representatives of medium and large businesses, policymakers, experts from 15 countries. The most of them were the state of the Persian Gulf, such as the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman and others.

Take a look at the short video to get the impression of the BIF 2021!


MATERIALS AND USEFUL LINKS

14 Bersona Street, Minsk, 220030 

bif@investinbelarus.by

+ 375 17 200 38 05