18:40 EconomyBelarus, S Korea prepare to sign customs cooperation agreement The parties discussed cooperation and exchanged the information on the degree of readiness to sign the intergovernmental agreement on cooperation and mutual assistance in customs affairs. At the moment, the draft document is undergoing domestic procedures in both states,” the State Customs Committee said.
18:35 SocietyThree medals for Belarus at International Olympiad in Informatics 2020 Andrei Mishchenko, a graduate of Mozyr Secondary School No.13, took a silver medal. Bronze medals went to graduate of Vitebsk Gymnasium No.8 Yaroslav Borisov and graduate of the BSU Lyceum Pavel Sankin.
18:18 EconomyBelarus ready to supply e-buses, farm machines to Russia's Astrakhan Oblast Belarus is ready to supply electric buses and farm machines to Astrakhan Oblast of Russia, Belarus' Transport and Communications Minister, the head of the Belarusian part of the working group on cooperation between Belarus and Russia's Astrakhan Oblast Aleksei Avramenko said.
18:08 EconomyBelarus' services export to Serbia soars in January-July In January-July 2020, Belarus-Serbia trade exceeded $62 million. Belarus' merchandise export totaled over $30 million. Belarus' services export amounted to over $36 million (more than nine times up over the same period of 2019).
17:59 EconomyBelarus' export of household appliances, farm machines on the rise in 2020 This year, Belarusian companies have boosted export of household appliances by 5-10% on average year-on-year. The decision not to put the manufacturing industry on hold [due to the pandemic] yielded positive results as companies continued manufacturing products and improved export capacity.
17:47 EconomyBelCCI: Belarusian products can become a recognizable brand in Argentina “Despite the fact that some Belarusian companies are taking only the first steps in the Argentinean market, the chambers of commerce of Belarus and Argentina reasonably believe that their products will become a recognizable brand in the Argentine Republic. The Minsk office will continue supporting and promoting export by holding such meetings on a regular basis, both in online and offline formats,” the Minsk office said.
17:30 EconomySOCAR to send another batch of Azerbaijani oil to Belarus In a day or two, perhaps tomorrow or the day after tomorrow, we will send another tanker with Azerbaijani oil of about 95,000 tonnes from Turkey's Ceyhan to Belarus, said Ibragim Akhmedov, Deputy Head of the PR Department at SOCAR.
17:14 EconomyRail freight traffic from Belarus to Azerbaijan 7.4% up in January-August Belarus' main export item to Azerbaijan was timber. Other exports included construction materials, oil and oil products, chemicals, industrial raw materials, molding materials, and food products.
17:05 PartnersChina donates new medical supplies to Syria to help fight COVID-19 pandemic A new batch of medical donations from China was delivered to the Syrian health authorities on Thursday to help the country fight COVID-19 pandemic.
16:39 PoliticsLithuanian parliament's resolution on Belarusian nuclear power plant branded as politically biased According to the source, the document aims to achieve purely political goals. The safety of the Belarusian nuclear power plant has become a matter of constant speculations for certain political forces in Lithuania, an opportunity to “score points” in favor of their own interests.
16:07 PresidentLukashenko officially commends representatives of local authorities Letters of commendation from the Belarusian president were awarded to eight workers of enterprises and representatives of local authorities in recognition of their many-year productive work, professional excellence, a big personal contribution to the development of the agricultural industry.
15:54 EconomyBelCCI launches Academy of Export project The lecturers of the course will be well-known business coaches, professors of the leading universities, Belarusian experts in foreign economic activity.
15:36 PoliticsBelarus' ambassador comments on Ukraine's initiative to reschedule Forum of Regions “The Ukrainian side has recently suggested that we postpone the forum to 2021. In fact, this means giving up on all the joint preparatory work done before. The economies of our countries, interregional links and also ties between ordinary people will be affected in the first place,” the diplomat said.
15:18 PoliticsMinistry of Foreign Affairs: Only a few countries challenge the legitimacy of the Belarus president Attempts of individual Western countries to challenge the legitimacy of the head of state in no way reflect the opinion of an overwhelming majority of the international community, BelTA learned from the statement released by the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
14:55 EconomyBelarus-China Great Stone park to open innovation center by 2020 year-end Plans are in place to open a Chinese-Belarusian innovation center to commercialize R&D in the Great Stone industrial park by the end of the year.