16:11 EconomyBelarusian vice premier names measures to expand EAEU food market capacity Speaking about agriculture and food security, the deputy prime minister said that the current level of self-sufficiency of the EAEU in basic types of agricultural products and food was 93%.
15:51 PoliticsVolfovich attends high-level meeting on security “Our report was focused on the internal situation in Belarus. Of course, we touched upon the challenges and risks that Belarus faces on the external perimeter. The things that are happening around Belarus today cannot but alarm us,” Aleksandr Volfovich told the media on the sidelines of the event, which was attended by delegations from more than 100 countries.
15:40 SocietyEAEU members urged to leave comfort zone to promote integration The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states need to leave their comfort zone in order to further integration, Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko said as he spoke at one of the key sessions of the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum, EAEU Priorities 2030+, in Moscow on 24 May, BelTA has learned.
15:15 PresidentLukashenko sees U.S. dollars as a weapon. Will Belarus convince Russia, EAEU to stop using dollars? Today only a lazy person has not quoted the famous American businessman Elon Musk. The billionaire has recently said that using the U.S. dollar as a weapon would discourage people from using it. What can we say? Listen carefully to the Belarusian president.
15:03 EconomyPM: Belarus, Karelia have great cooperation potential in forestry Belarus and Karelia have everything in place to expand cooperation in the forestry industry, Belarus' Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said following his meeting with Head of the Republic of Karelia of Russia Artur Parfenchikov, BelTA has learned.
14:47 EconomyMinister: Belarus, Russia's Karelia have great cooperation prospects in forestry Belarus and Russia's Karelia have great cooperation prospects in the forestry industry, Belarus' Forestry Minister Aleksandr Kulik told journalists during his working visit to Petrozavodsk as part of Belarus' government delegation, BelTA has learned.
14:31 EconomyBelarus, Russia's Karelia urged to strive for more robust trade Belarus and Russia's Karelia should strive for higher results in mutual trade, head of the Republic of Karelia Artur Parfenchikov said at a meeting with Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko.
14:30 EconomyBelarusians encouraged to exploit opportunities opened up by Western sanctions Nikolai Snopkov said: “Unfortunately, we have not encountered short-term crisis phenomena and external pressure will grow higher. We will have to develop amid high dynamics of negative processes. Last year we learned how to adapt to that."
14:24 SocietyBelarus, India discuss cooperation in science, technology, innovation According to Tatiana Stolyarova, Deputy Chair of the State Committee on Science and Technology, cooperation in science, technology and innovation is one of key elements of trade and economic relations of Belarus and India.
14:19 EconomyMyasnikovich: EAEU's trade with SCO and BRICS surging "Business has actively responded to the signals given by the leaders of our states. Trade between the EAEU member states and the SCO and BRICS surged by more than 40% last year alone. The export by the EAEU increased by 1.6 times," Mikhail Myasnikovich said.
14:07 EconomyBelarus prime minister talks about prospects of cooperation with Russia's Republic of Karelia In particular, Roman Golovchenko mentioned cooperation in deliveries of machines and vehicles for mining and processing enterprises as a promising area. BelAZ, the flagship of the Belarusian mechanical engineering industry has a long history of cooperation with Karelian partners.
13:31 EconomyBelarus' agricultural output up 30% since 2010 “Food security is ensured in the country. The agricultural sector provides the domestic market with meat, milk, vegetable oil, sugar, potatoes, vegetables, melons and gourds. It is important that against the background of a gradual reduction of state support, the agricultural output has grown by 30% since 2010,” Nikolai Snopkov said.
13:22 EconomySnopkov names key tasks for fulfilling economic growth targets “Tasks for 2023. If we look at the situation as a whole, we will see that it is getting back to normal, but there should be no illusions about this. Not everything was resolved last year,” Nikolai Snopkov said.
13:01 EconomyBelarus to move away from U.S. dollar, euro in trade with EAEU states in 2023 “Settlements in toxic currencies - the U.S. dollar and the euro - have dwindled. The goal for 2023 is to completely move away from settlements in the U.S. dollar and the euro in trade with Russia and other EAEU nations (about 8% of settlements remain),” Nikolai Snopkov said.
12:58 EconomyBelarus, Russia's Karelia urged to step up trade in agriculture, food Belarus and Russia's Karelia are well-positioned to step up cooperation in terms of agriculture and food, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said as he met with Head of the Republic of Karelia Artur Parfenchikov.