During a meeting with Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko in Kazan, Mishustin noted that, in general, trade and economic cooperation between the countries is developing successfully. 

“Now, after such a peak in the pandemic situation, we are trying to increase mutual trade,” he said.

According to Mishustin, trade fell by about 17%.

“Somewhere around now it is $ 29 billion. But in February, in March, we recorded its growth, which is good news.

And this is about 18% growth compared to the same period in 2020.

Up to about $ 5 billion, ”Interfax quotes him.

Earlier, Mishustin arrived in Kazan, where he will take part in a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council.