Updated at 13:48,15-08-2017

Oil delivery for first half-year discussed

Belsat, following BelaPAN

Russia will supply 11.5 million tons of crude oil to Belarus in the first half of next year, Arkady Dvorkovich, Russias deputy prime minister, said at the talks with his Belarusian counterpart Uladzimir Siamashka in Moscow.

Furthermore, Belarus and Russia are ready to sign agreements specifying next years volumes of Russian exports of coal, electricity and natural gas to Belarus.

Messrs Dvorkovich and Siamashka also discussed timeframes for Russian companies planned link-ups with Minsk Wheeled Tractor Plant, chemical company Hrodna Azot and electronics companies Integral and Peleng, as well as the progress of talks on a link-up between Minsk Automobile Plant and Russian truck maker KamAZ.