The 7th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia has successfully started in Minsk. CEOs, officials, scientists, and experts from the two countries discussed issues of economic cooperation in an online format. Special attention was paid to the manufacturer of mining equipment. BelAZ occupies about 30% of the world’s heavy duty dump trucks market and exports products to more than 80 countries. Among the agreements is the opening of a scientific and educational center for mining and construction engineering at the St.Petersburg Mining University.