Webinar: Doing business in Belarus

Webinar: Doing business in Belarus

ARTICLE · By Timber Trade Federation · 7 May 2020

TTF members are invited to attend a webinar on Wednesday 20 May on doing business with Belarus, going over timber resources: structure, renovation of forests, FSC PEFS certification, and state policy against illegal harvesting.

TTF members are invited to join a webinar taking place on Wednesday 20th May 2020, co-hosted by the Canadian Eurasia Russia Business Association (CERBA), the Embassies of The Republic of Belarus in the United Kingdom and Canada.

The webinar aims to bring CERBA, TTF Members and Belarusian Companies together to further understand the market and to facilitate trade.

Currently, the supply chain is affected by the COVID-19, which stimulate exploring new trading relationships with the countries, non-traditional suppliers to the UK and Canadian markets. Belarus, as well as the United Kingdom and Canada, are among the limited number of countries that continue business during this uncertain time and worldwide lockdown.

Belarus is looking forward to developing sustainable timber business in the UK and Canada. CERBA with support of UK Timber Trade Federation and British Expertise International offer the businesses an opportunity to get acquainted with the potential of the Belarusian timber sector. Subscribers will be introduced to the Belarusian timber industry decision-makers, Belarusian manufacturers and market experts.

This is a unique opportunity to learn about Belarusian timber market, establish new contacts and learn about Belarus, one that remains a blank spot on the map for the many UK and Canadian businesses.

Registration: https://cerbanet.org/event-3816524

This event is free for the TTF and British Expertise International members. Please use promo code “CERBAtimber” in the field “Partner rate”.

We selected the most experienced and influential speakers in worldwide supplies from Belarus. The full event agenda and list of speakers can be found here

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As a country that manufactures and exports timber products across Europe, this Webinar will be focusing on:

  • Introduction to the timber trends industry within Belarus, production and supply of a wide range of timber products, export flows;
  • establishing of direct contacts with representatives of timber manufacturing/supply industry of the Republic of Belarus;
  • Introduction to panel production (chipboards, particle boards, plywood, fiberboards MDF, floor covering: laminated floor panels, solid wood flooring, parquet, etc.)
  • introduction to e-trading platform, quality and terms of supply control;
  • success story of foreign timber business in Belarus