09:46 EconomyBelarus-Russia Union State cooperation discussed The parties discussed topical issues of Belarusian-Russian cooperation as part of the Union State.
09:45 EconomyBelarusian MPs, IMF virtual mission discuss challenges, prospects for economic development At our meeting we discussed the challenges and prospects for economic development, the preparation and execution of the national budgets for 2021 and for 2022 and the medium term, said Vitaly Vasyukov, Deputy Chairman of the Standing Commission on Budget and Finance of the House of Representatives.
09:32 EconomyBelarus extends licenses on some imports from Ukraine Belarus has extended the licenses on number of goods from Ukraine. The Belarusian Council of Ministers issued resolution No.702 on 7 December 2021.
09:16 EconomyBelarusian banks to increase support under SMEs state program A regular meeting of the permanent ministerial commission on state programs took place under the chairmanship of Economy Minister Aleksandr Chervyakov on 8 December.
09:01 EconomyBelarus, Russia's Rostov Oblast outline cooperation priorities through 2023 The parties emphasized progress in trade and economic cooperation between Belarus and Rostov Oblast over the expired period of 2021.
19:57 EconomyBelarus, Russia's Altai Territory interested in expanding trade, economic cooperation According to the source, Belarus' trade with Altai Territory grew by 23.2% to $62.5 million in January-September 2021. The volume is expected to get close to $100 million according to results of the year.
19:32 PoliticsCSTO Military Committee discusses security threats, development of collective aviation Participants of the session discussed challenges and threats to military security in collective security regions as well as matters of further development of the collective air force and the organization of aerial defense of coalition forces during their initial deployment and operation in collective security regions.
19:09 PoliticsOpinion: Belarus' countersanctions against EU, USA came as an unexpected blow The website sb.by quotes the expert as saying: “It is important to understand it bearing in mind the import substitution decisions that have been made and have been contemplated by the government. There are plans to implement about 47 relevant programs in order to generate merchandise output to the tune of $9 billion."
18:52 EconomyEnergy ministers of Belarus, Russia hold talks in Moscow The parties discussed the bilateral cooperation within the framework of the Union State program to set up the common electricity market. Special consideration was given to the key aspects of the draft interstate agreement on the formation of a common electricity market.
18:45 SocietyCentenary anniversary of Belarus' National Library added to UNESCO list of commemorative dates The decision to include the centenary anniversary of the National Library of Belarus in the List of Commemorations and Anniversaries was taken at the 41st session of the UNESCO General Conference.
18:40 EconomyBelarusian Bellesbumprom's exports to Bashkortostan up 27% in January-October 2021 The major goods supplied are products of wood deep processing - furniture worth more than $1.6 million. Among the supplies are also wood-fiber boards, paper, cardboard, containers and other types of wood products.
18:24 SocietyRefugee: We are still hopeful Poland will open border for us We have been in Belarus for exactly a month and are not losing hope that the European Union will accept our families. We are all tired, women and children are exhausted. We are not certain about our future but are still hoping for a better outcome," a refugee said.
18:12 PoliticsBelarus, Kazakhstan discuss schedule of meetings at highest level “The parties exchanged information within the current agenda of Belarusian-Kazakhstani relations and discussed the state and prospects of cooperation for the near future,” the ministry said.
17:58 SocietyExhibition to mark CIS' 30th anniversary opens in Minsk The exhibition consists of several exposition zones. One of them presents a selection of books published in different years, which reflect all stages of development of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
17:46 SocietyBelarus' COVID-19 latest: 1,756 new cases, 2,108 recoveries The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 667,893. A total of 657,109 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.