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BELARUS: Trade and investment opportunities with common economic space of 170 mln people

April 26, 2013

The IRBA in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland will be hosting a business breakfast seminar and an informal networking session.

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Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan have established and introduced a Customs Union and a common economic space creating a greater market of 170 million people, with $8,500 GDP per capita. This event will provide a chance to learn about possible trade and investment opportunities, and is intended for senior business leaders and sales directors.

DATE: Friday, 17th May 2013

TIME: Breakfast served from 8.30am, with talks from 9am-10.30am.

VENUE: The Alexander Hotel, Merrion Square. www.alexanderhotel.ie

AGENDA:

Welcome Address

  • H.E. Mr. Sergei Aleinik, Ambassador of Belarus to the UK and Northern Ireland, former representative to the UN

Country Introduction: Trading with and Investing in Belarus

  • Mr. Dmitry Klevzhits, Head of Belarus National Agency of Investment and Privatization, which is a counterpart of IDA Ireland
  • Mr. James Wilson, Director of the Belarus EU Business Council

Customs Union: What it means and how to trade with a wider market though Belarus

  • Mr. Aleksandr Sidoruk, Customs Union expert from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus

Industry Speakers – Experience, Practical Tips and Where to Start

  • Mr. Vincent Pierce, Honorary Consul of Belarus in Ireland and Director of Laurence Pierce Ltd, a major Irish wool exporter to Belarus
  • Mrs. Tatiana Emelianova, Partner at Vlasova, Mikhel & Partners, a leading Belarus full service law firm

RSVP:

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For enquiries, please contact Jennifer Condon on tel. +353 1 6424178 or email jc@irba.ie.

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