BASF Coatings has signed a distribution agreement with Belarusian importer and dealer Sagbel. The Minsk-based company will sell BASF Coatings paints, such as cathodic e-coats and liquid coatings, in Belarus. The cooperation will focus on supplying the automotive industry and its suppliers. The agreement also provides for market probes, researching and examining bids, as well as post-delivery technical service at the customers’ sites. The basecoats can be supplied from the new BASF Coatings’ production site in Pavloski Posad, Russia.