Putin: Russia and Belarus can bring mutual trade to $50 bln
Moscow and Minsk can bring mutual trade to $50 billion, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
"We are able to bring mutual trade to the $50 billion level. To compare, I just visited India with population of 1.1 billion people, whose trade turnover with Russia is roughly $10 billion," TASS cited the Russian leader as saying.
According to him, the Russian-Belarusian trade turnover increased almost by one quarter to $32.4 billion last year, and gained another 14.5% in January-August period of 2018. "Russian investment into Belarus has exceeded $4 billion, while Belarusian investment - $716.8 million," Putin added.