About 2,000 people could be employed at future Moldovan-Belarusian tractor plant
The Government is in favor of creating a Moldovan-Belarusian tractor plant, Prime Minister Zinaida Grecianyi told the Ambassador of Belarus in Moldova Vasilii Sakovici at a meeting, Info-Prim Neo reports, quoting a communiqué from the executive. Vasilii Sakovici suggested hastening the creation of the company instead of the tractor plant “Tracom” SA. According to the ambassador, this project could be of interest to the Belarusian partners that want to extend their production capacities, but is also advantageous to Moldova as there would be created about 2,000 workplaces and the tractors could be exported to over 40 countries. In another development, it was stressed that a delegation composed of 26 Belarusian officials and businessmen will visit Moldova soon to sign contracts for the purchase of fruit and vegetables and to participate in a specialized seminar in the area. Trade between Moldova and Belarus last year was 226 million USD. In 2008, it is expected to reach 300 million USD.