09:24 PoliticsBelarus-Turkey relations discussed Belarusian First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkey to Belarus Mustafa Ozcan on 13 May.
09:11 EconomyBelarus, Hungary discuss prospects of bilateral relations On 13 May Belarusian First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary to Belarus Zsolt Chutora.
09:01 EconomyPlans to study cooperation prospects for industrial companies of Belarus, Turkmenistan Director of the National Center for Marketing and Price Study Nikolai Borisevich held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan to Belarus Nazarkuly Shakuliyev.
19:59 EconomyPlans to review, optimize 750 administrative procedures in Belarus by year end According to Aleksandr Chervyakov, the purpose of the meeting is to discuss a roadmap on the development of the recently established agency: what has already been implemented and what is supposed to be implemented in the near future.
19:42 EconomyForeign investments in Belarus economy at $3.4bn in Q1 2022 The main investors in Belarusian corporations were commercial entities from Russia (37.7% of all the incoming investments), Cyprus (22.9%), Netherlands (8%), and Ukraine (6.6%). Foreign direct investments amounted to $3 billion, 88.8% of all the foreign investments.
19:21 SocietyBelarus-Russia cooperation in culture, science, sport discussed Igor Petrishenko said: “We actively advance cooperation in social and humanitarian affairs. A joint session of the boards of our sport ministries took place about one month ago where aspects relating to the sanction pressure were discussed as well as restrictions on Belarusian and Russian athletes."
18:56 EconomyBelarusian government promptly acts to support private sector amid Western sanctions Community advisory councils and entrepreneurship promotion councils have been established under the aegis of municipal government agencies and central government ones. Business operation issues are discussed during their meetings.
18:39 EconomyBelarus, Khabarovsk Territory sign cooperation agreement The Mogilev Oblast Executive Committee hosted a meeting of the working group on cooperation between Belarus and Khabarovsk Territory. There were two main issues on the agenda: the state and prospects of cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and Khabarovsk Territory.
18:29 PoliticsBelarus-Bulgaria cooperation in trade, economy discussed in Sofia The parties discussed the state and prospects of Belarus-Bulgaria cooperation, including interparliamentary and interregional contacts, as well as trade, economic and humanitarian cooperation.
18:17 EconomyBelarus' export reaches $10.8bn in January-March 2022 In January-March 2022 Belarus' foreign trade totaled $20.658 billion, up by 4% year-on-year. Import amounted to $9.834 billion (up by 3.3%). Surplus of foreign trade in goods and services equaled $989.5 million, up from $808 million in January-March 2021.
18:02 SocietyMore properties included in Belarus heritage list “The newcomers to the list are 11 intangible cultural heritage elements, 5 architectural specimens, 1 monument of history and 1 monument of art,” the specialist said.
17:35 EconomyVice governor: Cooperation with Russia's Khabarovsk Territory holds great promise Once we find a proper approach and mutually beneficial areas of work, the cooperation will benefit both parties, Mogilev Oblast Vice Governor Ruslan Strakhar told the media as the Belarusian region hosted a delegation of Russia's Khabarovsk Territory headed by Governor Mikhail Degtyarev on 13 May.
17:09 EconomyFEZ Grodnoinvest gets over $134m of foreign investment in January-March The FEZ Grodnoinvest administration is working hard to bring new investors from near and far abroad. In January-March 2022, business meetings were held with partners from Russia, Poland, Lithuania, the UAE, Uzbekistan, India and other countries.
16:18 EconomyGovernor: Russia, Belarus will counter sanctions by joint efforts Russia and Belarus will counter the sanctions by joint efforts and will implement joint projects, Governor of Russia's Khabarovsk Territory Mikhail Degtyarev said as he visited Mogilev Oblast of Belarus on 13 May.
16:16 PartnersChinese scientists find fossil of new marine reptile with "incredibly long" tail Chinese scientists have discovered a fossil of a new species of marine reptiles known as a pachypleurosaur, dating back 244 million years, with the longest tail ever seen for its kind, indicating it may have been an exceptional swimmer.