16:18 EconomyTen Russian regions use import-substitution platform of Belarus' commodity exchange Since the launch of the import substitution platform at the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) at the end of May 2022, companies from ten Russian regions have already concluded deals on it acting both as sellers and buyers of import-substituting goods, Head of Foreign Relations at BUCE Aleksandr Bashliy said at the round table “Russia - Belarus. New cooperation opportunities”.
16:15 EconomyPM: People's quality of life is a priority for Belarusian government "This year we have made decisions to revise upward the base wage rate for state employees and the base salary for civil servants and military three times. In general, they have been increased by 7% and 14.5% respectively,” said Roman Golovchenko.
16:06 EconomyPM: Belarusian economy is recovering Belarusian economy is on the trajectory of recovery growth, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said during a meeting with deputies of the House of Representatives and members of the Council of the Republic.
15:56 EconomyPM: Belarus' major industrial enterprises operate steadily All large industrial enterprises of the country operate steadily, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said during a meeting in parliament.
15:50 EconomyBelarus to increase retirement pensions by 5% on 1 December “In order to maintain an adequate level of pension benefits, retirement pensions were recalculated. They were increased by 7% on 1 March 2022 and by 10% on 1 August 2022. On 1 December retirement pensions will be revised upwards for the third time and will grow by 5%,” said Roman Golovchenko.
15:46 EconomyPM: Situation on the Belarusian labor market is stable “Belarus preserves a stable and manageable situation on its labor market. In January-October 2022, the number of people employed in the country's economy remained almost at last year's level – 4,220,000 people. The total unemployment rate is less than 4%,” said Roman Golovchenko.
15:44 EconomyMilk production in Belarus on the rise amid falling output in other countries Milk production in Belarus has been growing while the output in a number of countries has been on the downward trend, said Maria Klimova, Deputy Head of the Central Office for Processing Industry at the Agriculture and Food Ministry.
15:34 SocietyMinimum wage in Belarus to rise by 14.7% on 1 January “Since the beginning of the year, the monthly minimum wage has been increased by a total of 15.6%, and on 1 January it will rise by another 14.7% to amount to Br554. The government will formalize this decision in the near future,” Roman Golovchenko said.
15:22 EconomyPM: Belarus' economy shows resilience, adaptability to external shocks “Although the working conditions have deteriorated tremendously this year, the economy as a whole demonstrates stability and adaptability to external shocks. This proves that the measures taken are adequate and effective,” Roman Golovchenko emphasized.
14:43 PoliticsBelarusian PM holds phone conversation with his Azerbaijan counterpart Roman Golovchenko expressed confidence that the governments of the two countries will continue systemic work to deepen and expand Belarusian-Azerbaijani relations, implement new mutually beneficial projects.
14:35 EconomyBelarusian dairy exported to 50 countries Belarusian agricultural products are exported to more than 100 countries, and milk - to more than 50. "In January-September we increased the export of dairy products by almost 30%. This is no less than $570 million," Maia Klimova said.
14:07 PartnersKorean mask dance added to UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage list The traditional Korean mask dance, or "talchum" in Korean, was inscribed onto a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list Wednesday.
14:00 SocietyBig day in Minsk World: Black Friday in the famous residential complex Minsk residents and guests of the capital city came to Dana Center to get advice regarding the purchase of apartments in one of the newest and most beautiful, fashionable and comfortable complexes of the city.
13:30 EconomyBelarus is Europe's leading producer of milk and dairy products with 841kg per capita Belarus is the undisputed European leader in terms of manufacture of milk and dairy products, said Maria Klimova, Deputy Head of the Central Office for Processing Industry at the Agriculture and Food Ministry.
12:53 PoliticsCuba's parliamentary delegation to visit Belarus on 2-4 December A meeting of the Cuban parliamentary delegation with Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko and Chairman of the Council of the Republic Natalya Kochanova is scheduled for 3 December.