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Photo courtesy of Pixabay Belarus' GDP 4.4% up in January-July
According to initial estimates, Belarus' GDP totaled Br66.7 billion in current prices or 104.4% as against January-July 2017 in comparable prices. In January-July 2018 the GDP deflator index totaled 112.1% as against January-July 2017.
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Belarusian Potash Company signs contract on supply of new potash fertilizers to China
13 August, 10:06
The memorandum envisages the supply of a new type of potash fertilizers. This is halurgic granular white Muriate of Potash with the addition of Zinc and Sulphur.
Belarus' exports of goods, services up 19.4% in H1 2018
10 August, 16:37
In January-June 2018 Belarus' exports of goods and services totaled $20.2 billion, up 19.4% versus the same period of 2017. The surplus of Belarus' foreign trade in goods and services reached $329.4 million.
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Russia's Saratov Oblast mulls over MTZ tractor production
10 August, 12:19
According to MTZ Director General Fyodor Domotenko, experts have already chosen companies in Saratov Oblast which can be involved in tractor production.
Belarus-Sweden trade up 30% in H1 2018
10 August, 10:39
The Belarusian export grew 73.1% to make up $24.4 million. The supplies of Swedish products to Belarus increased by 16.7% to $59.4 million.
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Tashkent to host Belarus-Uzbekistan business forum in September
10 August, 10:07
Speaker of the Upper House of the Belarusian parliament Mikhail Myasnikovich stressed that Uzbekistan is Belarus' key partner in Central Asia.
Russian oil industry taxation adjustments to cost Belarus Br600m in 2019
9 August, 18:33
“Today we have to bear in mind that next year's revenues will drop by some Br600 million due to the so-called tax maneuver,” said the official. The losses will be caused by reduced customs duties on the export of oil products and a 25% decrease in excise duties on fuel.
Surplus expected in Belarus' next year's budget
9 August, 17:33
The official said: “The budget will continue having a surplus because we stick to the budget rule and will channel some of the revenues – primarily revenues from export customs duties – into repaying the state debt. We keep the scheme in place, this is why there will be a surplus.”
Draft Tax Code might be submitted to Belarusian MPs in September
9 August, 16:47
"We have not received the Tax Code yet, however the government is finishing the work on the document. I believe we will get it in September,” Boleslav Pirshtuk noted.
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Economy to be in focus of autumn session of Belarus' House of Representatives
9 August, 13:56
A total of 37 bills are now under consideration of permanent commissions. By the start of the session this figure will rise dramatically.
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Belarus, Turkey discussing freight transportation along Dnieper River
9 August, 13:40
The port in Nizhniye Zhary may become a major transit hub in the future, connecting the eastern and western parts of the new Silk Road from China to Europe. The project's implementation may give Belarus new opportunities for organizing merchandise export and import.
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