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Belarus proposes to start production of BelAZ dump trucks in Russia

Belarus proposes to start production of dump trucks «BelAZ» in Russia
Belarusian dump trucks “BelAZ” can start producing in Russia. Minsk turned to Moscow with a corresponding proposal. This was announced by the Deputy Head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Viktor Evtukhov.

At the forum of regions of Russia and Belarus, Eftukhov said, that Belarus turned to Russia with a proposal to start production “BelAZ” on Russian territory, following the example of Caterpillar, also producing its equipment in Russia. This proposal is currently under consideration.

Now Belarusian colleagues came to us with a proposal to consider the production of heavy dump trucks “BelAZ” in the Russian Federation. We have taken into active development, I think, that such a project can also be implemented on the territory of the Russian Federation
– explained the deputy minister.

Besides, Belarus asks Russia to study the issue of a possible in-depth localization of the production of road construction equipment in Bryansk.

On the possibility of building a mining dump truck plant on Russian territory “BelAZ” reported back in 2019 year. The project was worked out by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia and the Ministry of Economy of Belarus. At the same time it was reported, that from the Russian side, Yaroslavl “Автодизель” and the St. Petersburg company “Power machines”.

Earlier, the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade offered to equip BelAZ with Russian engines.

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