Belarus and the Sverdlovsk region of Russia intend to jointly develop solutions for the digital economy. The 4-th sitting of the Business cooperation council was held in Minsk. In January – August this year, the bilateral trade turnover made $305 million. The parties see potential in industry, energy, construction spheres. Joint working group on construction will promote preparation of the sports facilities for the World students games 2023, which will be held in Yekaterinburg. Belarus delivers lasers, trucks, hard and cottage cheese to the Sverdlovsk region. Our country imports articles made from ferrous metals, spare parts for trains.