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Belarus' export of merchandise, services up 19.2% in January-August
11 October, 18:29
Belarus' foreign trade in merchandise and services totaled $45.338 billion, up by 18.6% from January-August 2016.
Sergei Cheremin. Photo courtesy of the Embassy of Belarus in Russia
Belarus expected to outrace Germany in trade with Moscow
11 October, 18:09
Representatives of the embassy of Belarus in Russia said that a Moscow-Minsk business cooperation forum took place in the Business and Cultural Complex of the Embassy of Belarus in Russia on 11 October as part of the Minsk Days in Moscow. The forum gathered over 150 participants.
Electricity rates revealed for after Belarusian nuclear power plant goes online
11 October, 17:39
At present industrial consumers pay 10.79 cents per 1 kWh. Belarusian households pay 5.49 cents per 1 kWh without VAT. It costs 6.81 cents to generate 1 kWh of electricity in Belarus.
Belarus, Pakistan discuss trade, economic cooperation
11 October, 16:46
The parties noted the importance of continuing the work towards increasing the bilateral trade to $1 billion by 2020. The most promising areas of bilateral cooperation are agriculture, textiles and pharmaceutics.
Some $700m to integrate Belarusian nuclear power plant into power grid
11 October, 15:12
The official said that diversifying electricity sources is one of the main goals for building and commissioning a nuclear power plant in Belarus. At present Belarusian power plants consume about 11 billion m3 of natural gas. The nuclear power plant will substitute 5 billion m3.
Belarusian nuclear power plant. An archive photo
Working group to come up with ways to use up surplus electricity in Belarus
11 October, 14:36
The official said that the emerging working group will be established upon instructions of the prime minister and will include representatives of the Energy Ministry, the Energy Effectiveness Department of the State Standardization Committee, research and expert institutions.
Vladimir Potupchik
Belarus to import cheap electricity after nuclear power plant goes online
11 October, 13:29
In basic mode the Belarusian nuclear power plant will generate about 18 billion kWh. It will produce over 40% of the total energy Belarus consumes bearing in mind the increase in the country's electricity consumption up to 40 billion kWh.
Gomselmash to ship seven harvesters to Cameroon
11 October, 11:03
The business forum in Paris was organized by the Belarusian diplomatic representation under the auspices of the French companies SOSEA and PODIA. The event was focused on the presentation of the Belarusian mechanical engineering sector.
Inflation in Belarus at 0.3% in September
10 October, 18:30
The consumer price index for goods and services totaled 102.7% in September 2017 as against December 2016.
Sobyanin: Every tenth kilogram of food in Moscow is Belarus-made
10 October, 17:15
The Moscow mayor underlined that residents of the Russian capital appreciate the Belarusian foodstuffs for high quality and acceptable prices.
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