The Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) invites Belarusian companies to cooperate

The presentation of the agency took place within the framework of the International Building Exhibition «Budpragres-2018», the opening of which took place on September 4 at the Football Manege in Minsk.

An introductory speech was made by H.E. Mr. Artur Michalski, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to the Republic of Belarus. The Head of the Diplomatic Mission noted that the Belarusian-Polish trade and economic relations are facing a new period of growth: "Now we are rediscovering the opportunities for cooperation. And the fact that these warm relations are confirmed by a strong economic ground, allows us to get a mutual benefit from our partnership. "

Mr. Michal Janchuk, the head of the Minsk office of PAIH, said that the agency is ready to help Belarusian businessmen with finding contractors and prospective investment projects in Poland. He also explained that the tasks of the organization include supporting Polish exporters in foreign markets, including representatives of the construction industry. To implement this task, the agency uses various tools - from providing information on markets of interest and assistance in participating in exhibitions till organizing training sessions and seminars for Polish businessmen.

The National Centre for Marketing performs similar activities in Belarus, so both organizations have opportunities for cooperation. This was discussed during the meeting of the head of the National Centre for Marketing with representatives of the Polish Investment and Trade Agency, held within the framework of the exhibition. The parties discussed the directions of cooperation and further steps to strengthen and develop it.

Background information

The 26th International Building Exhibition “Budpragres-2018” takes place on September 4-7 at the Sports Complex "Football Manege" (20/2 Pobediteley Avenue). The exposition is dedicated to modern construction materials, technologies, equipment. The event was attended by 160 industry representatives from Belarus, Poland, Russia, China, Latvia, Belgium and other countries.

The Polish Investment and Trade Agency attracts foreign direct investment in Poland, provides legal assistance to investors, and promotes Polish products and trademarks abroad. In addition, the Agency serves as the point of contact of the OECD in Poland, the secretariat of the Polish-Japanese Economic Committee and the secretariat of the Agreement on Promotion of Poland (Promotion Network Poland). It has 70 representative offices in different countries worldwide.