“The talks with the IMF are currently put on hold on the program [the loan]. We did not agree on the speed of the reforms they are suggesting. The work, however, with them continues as planned,” the deputy minister said.
The facility consists of a hotel for 20 rooms (60 beds), an entertainment center and a parking lot for 100 vehicles. The project will create 400 new jobs. It is expected that with the commissioning of the facility the flow of tourists to Dubrovno District will increase.
“We met the key targets in 2017. The revenue growth rate made up 114%, the profit margin was 14.6%. The net profit stood at Br8.53 million. Another important indicator is the average wage growth rate, which totaled 119% in 2017,” Gennady Kovalchuk said.
Our joint formats of support for business has been effective, just like the Belarusian-Turkish Business Council, exchange of business delegations, expert seminars and conference in the economic dimension, Vladimir Ulakhovich said.
Russia is drafting a very ambitious program to develop light industry, stressed Alexander Popkov, Chairman of the Permanent Commission of Belarus' Council of the Republic on Regional Policy and Local Self-Government. In this context, prospects of flax production are under consideration.
A delegation of the Agriculture and Food Ministry will take part in a session of the WTO Agriculture Committee in Geneva on 20-23 February. We also plan to have a number of bilateral meetings with WTO member states during the visit, Aleksei Bogdanov noted.
We need to negotiate and solve issues. Sometimes we face some speculative things. This is a business, and three are some unscrupulous players. We will be dealing with these issues together, Sergei Belousov said.
Domostroenie started negotiations on cooperation with French construction companies several years ago. It was only in 2016 that the Shklov company got the first orders to manufacture wood frame panel houses.