19:58 PoliticsBelarus-Vatican cooperation discussed Sergei Aleinik and Ante Jozic discussed topical matters concerning bilateral cooperation and interaction in humanitarian affairs. The sides also exchanged opinions about the situation in the region.
19:17 SocietyMinsk to host BelTexIndustry 2022 expo on 5-7 October BelTexIndustry is an important business platform for light industry professionals. This year the forum will bring together over 50 exhibitors from Turkey, Russia, Belarus, will delight with a bright fashion show and a rich business program.
18:22 EconomyGolovchenko comments on Belarus-Russia recent agreements in industry, transport Belarus' Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko commented on the Belarus-Russia recent agreements in industry and transport as he talked to journalists following his meeting with Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin in Moscow on 3 October.
18:17 EconomyBelarus, Qatar discuss ways to develop bilateral cooperation The parties discussed ways of developing bilateral cooperation in trade, economy, investment and other avenues and holding the next meeting of the joint cooperation committee.
18:07 EconomyRussian oil industry tax maneuver resolved by Belarusian-Russian indirect taxation agreement Roman Golovchenko said: “One of the significant things the agreement reflects is the resolution of the notorious problem of the reverse excise duty. It has been discussed for many years. It is related to the cost of oil for the Belarusian side.”
17:58 EconomyBelarus, Turkmenistan intend to intensify economic ties, cooperation in transport The parties discussed mutual trade in agricultural products, prospects for supplying Belarusian equipment for the needs of agriculture in Turkmenistan.
17:57 EconomyBelarus, Russia fully reconcile lists of import-substituting projects Roman Golovchenko said: “Today we have at last finalized the instruction the presidents had given with regard to import-substituting projects. The sum is known – it is the equivalent of $1.5 billion and may even be bigger than that. We've made up our minds on the interest rates."
17:46 PoliticsBelarus, India discuss building up bilateral trade within SCO The parties discussed the status of the agreements reached during the seventh round of political consultations to enhance the Belarusian-Indian cooperation in various avenues.
17:30 EconomyBelarus, Russia sign agreement on indirect taxation principles The key goal of the agreement is to harmonize Belarusian and Russian taxation laws and advance cooperation in taxation. Belarus and Russia are supposed to bring their tax legislation concerning VAT and excise duties into compliance with the agreement by 1 January 2023.
17:14 PresidentLukashenko wants local authorities to be more proactive Heads of local governments should be self-starters, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he announced the appointment of new heads of district executive committees.
16:56 SocietyAlmost 10,000 foreigners use visa waiver to visit Belarus over past week All in all, Belarus welcomed 264,584 foreign visitors as part of the visa waiver program: 169,355 citizens of Lithuania, 65,739 citizens and 20,154 non-citizens of Latvia, and 9,336 citizens of Poland.
16:09 EconomyBelarusian automaker MAZ to ship 500 SKD sets to Armenia The agreement was signed at the Belarusian embassy in Armenia in the presence of Belarusian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Armenia Aleksandr Konyuk and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Igor Nazaruk.
15:41 SportSabalenka up to 5th in WTA A week ago the best Belarusian tennis player was 6th in the WTA rankings. Now she is 5th with 3,470 points. Victoria Azarenka goes 24th with 1,896 points. Aliaksandra Sasnovich remains 31st with 1,521 points.
15:24 PoliticsCSTO chief arrives in Kyrgyzstan Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Stanislav Zas arrived in Kyrgyzstan on 3 October, CSTO press secretary Vladimir Zainetdinov told BelTA.
14:46 EconomyCloser integration between Belarus, Russia seen as effective response to economic pressure Closer integration between Belarus and the Russian Federation will provide an effective response to economic pressure from unfriendly countries, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said as he hosted Belarusian counterpart Roman Golovchenko in Moscow.