The common economic space from Lisbon to Vladivostok: the presentation of a new project was held in Minsk. Perspectives and reality of this idea were discussed by the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the countries of the Central European Initiative. According to the authors of the idea, Belarus can become a technological bridge between the EU and EAEU market, the West and the East. The initiator of the business memorandum was the Federation of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry. Partaking in the discussion were 17 countries. By the way, they constitute about 60% of the export portfolio for Belarus in the European direction. As for areas of cooperation, the meeting discussed transport, industry and finance.