Ways of entering the Belarusian market are studied by foreign diplomats. Latvia intends to strengthen trade and economic cooperation with Minsk. In January-October 2018 exports of services from Belarus amounted to $70 million. The share of IT sector amounts for more than a half. Latvia is successfully developing imports of pharmaceutical products and logistics services. Over the year, mutual trade grew by 28% and amounted to about $600 million. The development of cooperation was discussed at a seminar in Minsk. Diplomats of 10 CIS and EU embassies in Belarus, as well as relevant ministries of the country took part in it.