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.
12:56 EconomyBelarus-Karelia trade up 1.6 times in Q1 2023 The trade between Belarus and Russia's Karelia increased by 1.6 times in the first quarter of 2023 to exceed $27 million, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said as he met with Head of the Republic of Karelia Artur Parfenchikov on 24 May.
12:36 EconomyMinister: Energy security remains relevant for Union State, EAEU amid sanctions The minister views the development of the energy security concept for the EAEU common market as timely.
12:35 SocietyPay raise for workers named key task for Belarus' government in 2023 The key task for the government this year is to create conditions for increasing salaries, First Deputy Prime Minister Nikolai Snopkov said at the joint meeting of the House of Representatives and the Council of the Republic on 24 May, BelTA has learned.
12:34 SocietyBelarusian NPP hailed as great contributor to climate change efforts The Belarusian NPP makes a significant contribution to the fight against climate change, Belarusian Energy Minister said at the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow.
12:19 EconomySnopkov: Belarusian producers need to occupy vacant niches on Russia's market "For a number of dairy products our share on the Russian market is 90%. The potential for increasing exports to Russia is huge,” Nikolai Snopkov said.
12:12 SocietyBelarusian Belavia's air fleet fully utilized despite sanctions “In the context of the EU ban to use its airspace, the Belarusian airline had to change routes. We all felt it. Today the entire fleet is utilized to the full. Belavia operates flights to 19 airports in nine countries," Nikolai Snopkov said.
11:57 EconomyBelarus ready to launch joint ventures in EAEU if necessary conditions are in place Belarus is ready to set up joint ventures in the Eurasian Economic Union member states, but most of them, with the exception of Russia, do not have the necessary conditions for this, Deputy Industry Minister of Belarus Aleksandr Yefimov said.
11:56 EconomyMyasnikovich: EAEU, SCO, BRICS might launch common payment card system Three integration unions, namely the EAEU, the SCO and BRICS can issue a common payment card, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich said at the 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum in Moscow.
11:47 EconomySnopkov: Belarus' export of goods, services reaches 10-year high in Q1 2023 The positive dynamics is connected, among other things, with the expansion of export support mechanisms by the government.