The 7th Kastryčnicky Ekanamičny Forum has kicked off in Minsk. Representatives of the business community and government agencies, as well as international experts will discuss new opportunities for Belarusian exports and ways to improve the social protection system. On the agenda are doing business conditions in the regions and the cooperation of the government and private sector companies. The panels of the conference include discussions of the Chinese “Belts and Road” project in Europe, building local financial markets, the social contract, and diversifying export markets.