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Andrei Kobyakov Steps promised to resolve legal problems in Uber's operation in Belarus
Andrei Kobyakov described the visit of Uber's top executives to Belarus as a momentous event. “It confirms that digital technologies develop rapidly in Belarus, that our country offers a favorable business environment. I expect we will be able to build long-term and mutually beneficial strategic cooperation,” he remarked.
First container train to leave Chinese Shenzhen for Belarus on 22 May
19 May, 19:15
A Belarusian Railways delegation led by Igor Shilov, First Deputy Head of Belarusian Railways, will take part in the ceremony to see off the train in Shenzhen on 22 May. The China Railway Express train will travel from Shenzhen to Minsk (the Kolyadichi railway station).
Oleg Kravchenko meets with First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece George Katrougkalos. Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Belarus' trade, economic, investment potential presented in Greece
19 May, 18:54
In the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry the Belarusian deputy minister of foreign affairs took part in a presentation of Belarus' trade, economic, and investment potential before representatives of the Greek private sector.
Danish business eager to invest in Belarus
19 May, 18:26
An investment agreement to set up a manufacturing facility in Mozyr District with the participation of the Belarusian-Danish BuySteel was signed during the plenary session of the forum on 19 May. The investment will amount to $3 million.
Vladimir Semashko (right)
Belarus advertised as excellent springboard for investors to penetrate EAEU market
19 May, 14:45
Comfortable conditions for investors have been enabled in Belarus. Belarus' membership in the Eurasian Economic Union is the key condition. This is a market of over 180 million people. Before the crisis its economy was gaining 6.5% every year.
Vladimir Dvornik
Gomel Oblast Governor: Social and economic development focused on enhancing living conditions
19 May, 13:50
“I hope our today's meeting will facilitate the strengthening of the current interregional ties and provide an opportunity of establishing new business and friendly contacts with the assistance of the diplomatic corps,” the governor said.
IMF experts to work in Belarus on 5-12 June
19 May, 12:23
The IMF experts are expected to meet with representatives of Belarusian government agencies to discuss the state of affairs in the national economy. The IMF experts will also lay groundwork in anticipation of the annual IMF mission, which is expected to visit the country in October for Article IV consultations.
Gomel Economic Forum to gather representatives of 15 countries
19 May, 09:53
Among them will be representatives of embassies, official delegations, banking and financial institutions and businessmen. Attending the event will be the ambassadors of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Serbia, and Ukraine.
Telekom Austria Group plans business expansion in Belarus
19 May, 09:01
Alena Kupchyna stressed Belarus' advantages as an investment platform both regionally and globally and told the chief executive officer of Telekom Austria Group about Belarus' efforts to improve doing business conditions and liberalize the economy.
Tajik Agriculture Minister Izzatulo Sattori (center). Photo courtesy of OAO MTZ
Tajikistan interested in assembling Belarusian MTZ cotton farming tractors
18 May, 19:29
The Tajikistan government is considering organizing the joint production of tractors. The tractors may then be sold not only in Tajikistan but also in the entire Central Asia region. The assembly enterprise will make tractors cheaper for the local farmers, the Tajik side believes.
Belarusian confectionery Spartak to expand presence in China
18 May, 19:17
The first contract was signed with a company from the city of Harbin in 2016. As a result, in October-December 2016 Spartak shipped over 130 tonnes of merchandise worth over $500,000 to China. Chocolate sweets accounted for half of the figure.
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