Mogilev Region and Poland's Województwo Kujawsko-Pomorskie have signed a co-operation memorandum, an Interfax reporter informs.
The memorandum stipulates bilateral co-operation in the spheres of commerce, economy, agriculture, tourism, culture, sport, etc.
According to the foreign trade department of Mogilev Region Administration, Poland is among the main trade partners of Mogilev Region. In 2007 it accounted for 6.1% of the region's foreign trade. In January-March 2008 Mogilev Region exported to Poland $11.8 million worth of goods, or 112.8% up on the year.
Imports from Poland shrank by 6.4% down to $6 million.
Mogilev Region exports to Poland polymer materials, ferrous metals, pipes, glass, tires, textiles, tools, furniture, etc.
In return, the region imports fruit and vegetables, pork, other foodstuffs, medicines, agricultural machinery, equipment, plastic, etc.
In 2006 Poland invested $1.1 million in Mogilev Region's economy, in 2007 - $0.4 million, in Q1 2008 - $0.9 million. Currently there are 13 joint Belarusian-Polish ventures in Mogilev Region.