The Novosibirsk region of Russia intends to develop cooperation with Belarus in such areas as the import of elevators, tires for heavy equipment, and food. An agreement was also signed on twinning relations between Koltsovo in Russia and Belarus' Horki, where a joint venture to produce various agrochemicals will be set up. A cooperation agreement was concluded between the Mahiliou University of Foods and the Siberian University of Consumer Cooperation. The guests from Novosibirsk visited a number of large enterprises in the Mahiliou region and shared high opinion of the quality of the products.