15:05 EconomyKyrgyzstan looks to adopt Belarus’ exchange trade practices The Antimonopoly Regulation Service under the Ministry of Economy and Commerce of Kyrgyzstan shows interest in Belarus’ experience in developing the exchange commodity market. The delegation from Kyrgyzstan paid a visit to the central office of the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) as part of an official visit to Belarus.
14:48 EconomyBelarusian Belenergo, Russia’s Bashkortostan discuss prospects for cooperation in energy The Belarusian national energy company Belenergo hosted a delegation of the Bashkir Generation Company headed by Chairman of the Board - Director General Sergei Gurin, Chairman of the Bashkir Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs on 9 February. The visit took place within the framework of the International Business Forum Belarus - Bashkortostan.
14:31 EconomyRussia ranks first in amount of transactions on Belarusian commodity exchange In 2023 Russian traders concluded more than 7,500 exchange transactions worth about $300 million. “This is up by 63% year-on-year. Imports of Russian goods increased by 11%, up to $165 million, while exports of Belarusian goods - by almost 5 times, up to $131 million,” he said.
14:07 SportBelarus’ Alina Zmushka earns 2024 Paris Olympics berth In the Women 100m Breaststroke Belarus’ Alina Zmushka clocked 1:06.77 to qualify to the semifinal in the fourth position. Alina Zmushka’s performance secured her a berth at the 2024 Paris Olympics.
13:30 SocietyCIS observer mission: Belarus holds elections for its people, not for Europe or America Asked how the decision not to invite OSCE observers would affect the image of the election campaign, Leonid Anfimov said: "There are missions of observers from the CIS, from the SCO.
13:14 SocietyCIS mission describes Belarus’ election campaign as calm The election campaign in Belarus is running calmly, the head of the CIS observation mission Leonid Anfimov said on the air of the STV TV channel on 11 February.
13:05 EconomyMinister: Belarus-Iran bilateral cooperation reaches brand new level Bilateral cooperation between Minsk and Tehran has advanced to a brand new level, Belarus’ Economy Minister Yuri Chebotar said at a solemn event on the occasion of Iran's public holiday in Minsk on 9 February.
12:41 EconomyNational currencies account for 92% of Belarus-Russia payments in 2023 “Last year national currencies - Russian and Belarusian rubles - accounted for 92% of payments. This is a huge figure, the highest on record,” the ambassador emphasized.
12:12 EconomyBelarus’ trade surplus at $480.7m in 2023 In 2023 the surplus of Belarus’ foreign trade in goods and services amounted to $480.7 million. Meanwhile, Belarus’ foreign trade rose by 6.8% from 2022 to exceed $95 billion.
11:25 EconomyAmbassador: Iran seeks to intensify economic cooperation with Belarus Iran hopes to intensify economic cooperation with Belarus, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Republic of Belarus Alireza Sanei said at a solemn event on the occasion of Iran's public holiday on 9 February.
11:15 EconomyBelarus plans to acquire port infrastructure in Russia within 2-3 years Dmitry Krutoi praised active work with Russia in terms of solving logistical issues and expanding access to port infrastructure for cargo transshipment.
10:59 EconomyBelarus, Uzbekistan to consider joint production of dump trucks Belarus and Uzbekistan will consider joint production of dump trucks, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Uzbekistan Leonid Marinich said in an interview with the Belarus 1 TV channel.
10:33 PoliticsBelarus’ ambassador meets with deputy speakers of Slovakia’s parliament “We are always happy to shake hands and exchange ideas with sincere friends of Belarus, who are committed to maintaining truly friendly relations between nations and protecting the national interests of their countries,” the Belarusian diplomat was quoted as saying by the foreign ministry.
10:02 SportBelarus’ Falei wins ITF event, rises 48 spots in rankings Aliona Falei of Belarus won the ITF France tournament in Grenoble defeating France’s Manon Leonard, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 in the final.
09:40 SocietyStatements about Belarus’ loss of independence to Russia dismissed as nonsense According to Dmitry Krutoi, the Belarus-Russia Union State Treaty will mark 25 years this year. “The basic point and the main goal is a common economic space. That is, all that we are doing now is an attempt to build this common economic space, to create equal conditions for our producers,” he said.