Belarus looks forward to expanding industrial cooperation with Russia's Sverdlovsk Oblast, Belarus’ Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said as he met with Acting Governor of Sverdlovsk Oblast Evgeny Kuivashev. Belarusian industrial enterprises are ready to expand ties with Sverdlovsk partners and to use Russian start-up systems and supercapacitors. The Middle Urals is one of the flagship regions of Russia, a large industrial and business center. The leadership of the Sverdlovsk region considers IT and automation as promising areas of cooperation.