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Belarus, Turkey to discuss intensification of cooperation
12 October, 15:33
The parties are set to discuss the further intensification of the bilateral trade, economic and investment cooperation, and also the progress made in the implementation of the agreements reached within the 9th meeting of the Belarusian-Turkish joint intergovernmental economic commission.
Mikhail Filimonov
Belarusian nuclear power plant construction to cost up to $11bn
12 October, 13:03
Mikhail Filimonov reminded that Belarus and Russia had signed an intergovernmental agreement, according to which Russia would lend up to $10 billion for building the nuclear power plant while Belarus would have to contribute another 10%.
Belarus, WB to discuss new country partnership framework
12 October, 12:13
Economy Minister Vladimir Zinovsky went on a working visit to Washington (United States) to attend the annual meeting of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund.
Photo courtesy of Bellesbumprom
Belarusian woodworking products on show at Timber Expo in UK
12 October, 11:38
The export potential of the Belarusian woodworking industry and trading operators was presented at the seminar for the business circles of the UK.
Minsk hosts workshop on measures of trade protection in context of Belarus' accession to WTO
12 October, 11:30
The workshop is also attended by representatives of the Rules Division of the World Trade Organization Secretariat, the department for protection of the internal market of the Eurasian Economic Commission.
Vasily Matyushevsky. An archive photo
Digital technology to add 1% to Belarus' GDP per year
11 October, 19:53
Vasily Matyushevsky said: “We have our own independent program on digitizing foreign trade. If we implement it, it will add 1% to the GDP every year. It is a rather serious effect.”
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Belarus calls for more effort to set up common markets in Eurasian Economic Union
11 October, 19:46
According to Vasily Matyushevsky, the matter is one of the most sensitive ones on the Eurasian Economic Union agenda. “Unfortunately, the work proceeds rather slowly. Maybe the population and commercial entities expect us to take more decisive steps. This is why there are problems,” stated the official.
Eurasian Economic Union presidents determine main directions of digital agenda till 2025
11 October, 19:38
The document provides for launching initiatives fast and for a project-based approach to implementing the digital agenda on transforming economy branches, the markets of commodities and services, the markets of capital and labor. The document pays close attention to the development of digital infrastructure.
Next year's budget of Eurasian Economic Union to exceed RUB8.1bn
11 October, 19:12
The Eurasian Economic Commission will be able to spend over RUB7.7 billion. The Eurasian Economic Union Court will be able to spend about RUB362 million. Belarus' contribution to the Eurasian Economic Union budget will be close to RUB370 million. Belarus has contributed RUB347 million this year.
An archive photo
New potash mine in Belarus to open by 2021
11 October, 18:55
Boreholes will be drilled and freezing operations will start at premises of the future Nezhinsky mining and processing factory in October. The potash mine is supposed to be ready by 2021. Mine shafts will be drilled using shaft boring roadheaders.
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