The Belarusian Industrial and Investment Forum is taking place in Minsk. This year’s forum will follow a new format. Apart from panel discussions, seminars and round tables the event will feature bilateral economic forums. Business circles of Slovakia, Japan and India will seek new partners in Belarus. Over 230 enterprises will take part in the exhibition. Belarus will present its research and development - more than 150 samples in total. New products in the field of electric transport will also be presented. Experts note the growing interest in the forum from both the CIS countries and the European Union.