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.
14:38 EconomyPM: Belarus and Russia succeed in countering sanctions, strengthen cooperation “Today, under unprecedented political and economic pressure, our integration has passed a serious test, proving its effectiveness and readiness to cope with any challenges and threats,” the prime minister said.
14:17 SocietyUnconscious refugee found at Belarusian-Lithuanian border on 1 October The State Border Committee of Belarus added that the state of the refugee is steadily serious now.
14:05 EconomyBelarus-Russia trade expected to hit $45bn in 2022 Belarus and Russia will have a record trade of $45 billion and maybe higher in 2022, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said as he met with Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.
14:00 EconomyBelarus' marketing center offers non-financial export support tools at Khanty-Mansiysk forum According to the press service of the center, agreements, including on the purchase of Belarusian products, were reached during the forum as a result of the exchange of business contacts.
13:37 PresidentBelarusian microelectronics company Integral urged to secure major breakthrough Aleksandr Lukashenko approved the appointment of Andrei Buinevich as Director General of OAO Integral, the managing company of the holding company Integral. Andrei Buinevich has been working as a deputy industry minister up till now.