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No ultimatums force Belarusian oil transit to Russian sea ports
10 October, 14:47
“I don't think of it as an ultimatum. There is an absolute understanding that our oil refineries are not that rich and do not boast extremely high profit margins for us to give away gifts and pay extra for railway transportation, transshipment and other services,” said Vladimir Semashko.
Belarusian fair opens in Moscow
10 October, 14:46
“Muscovites love Belarusian foodstuffs because they are organic, without artificial additives, and very tasty. Today Moscow residents can enjoy not only shopping but also Belarusian music,” Sergei Cheremin told reporters.
Belarus, Russia to discuss natural gas pricing formula for after 2020 by 15 November
10 October, 14:11
Vladimir Semashko said: “We intend to hold another meeting by 15 November, during which the Russian side will suggest a formula for pricing natural gas to us. We are getting closer. We should reach a mutually acceptable formula. There are minor routine issues we still have to address.”
Vladimir Semashko during the opening ceremony
Russian oil flows to Belarus on schedule
10 October, 13:55
“Oil deliveries are on schedule. As for the 18 million tonnes we are supposed to get this year, the deliveries are absolutely on schedule,” noted Vladimir Semashko. Upon Belarus' request 4.5 million tonnes of Russian oil will be delivered to Belarusian oil refineries in Q4 2017.
Vladimir Semashko
Belarus may pay in Russian rubles for natural gas in future
10 October, 13:51
“Currency is one of the things we are discussing. The Russian ruble is an option we are considering. It is profitable to pay in Russian rubles today. By the end of the year we and [Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Arkady] Dvorkovich should sign the document to take care of the matter,” specified Vladimir Semashko.
EDB to allocate $10m to Alfa-Bank to support SMEs, enhance energy efficiency in Belarus
10 October, 10:56
The document was signed by Managing Director for Assets and Liabilities of the Eurasian Development Bank Dmitry Ladikov-Roev and acting Chairman of the Board of Alfa-Bank Stanislav Parkhimovich.
Belarus' export of tourism services up by 22.2% in H1 2017
9 October, 18:18
The tourism development strategy has been defined within the framework of the government program Hospitable Belarus for 2016-2020. The export of tourism services has been determined as the key target of the program. The export totaled $82.6 million in the first half of 2017 (up by 22.2% as against the same period last year).
Belarus Business Day to be held at Engineering Fair in Brno
9 October, 16:06
The deputy minister will take part in the annual conference Belarus Business Day which will be held as part of the 59th International Engineering Fair MSV 2017 in Brno.
Belarus, Estonia to bolster trade, investment
9 October, 15:22
Vasily Matyushevsky met with Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas. The parties confirmed their commitment to the gradual intensification of Belarus-Estonia cooperation.
Belarus' agricultural equipment to go on display in Paris
9 October, 13:44
Belarusian agriculture equipment will go on display in Paris on 10 October, the Belarusian Embassy in France told BelTA following a meeting between Ambassador Pavel Latushko and Rafael de Lagarde, Deputy Director for Continental Europe at the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
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