13:05 EconomyCIS Economic Council informed about preliminary results of Belarus' presidency Igor Petrishenko informed participants of the session about preliminary results of Belarus' presidency in CIS bodies and put forward a number of proposals.
12:58 SocietyOver 130 tonnes of humanitarian aid delivered to refugees stranded at Belarus-Poland border 3 December is the 26th day that the refugees have been stranded at the Belarusian-Polish border. They are staying in a transportation and logistics hub near the Belarusian border checkpoint Bruzgi.
12:57 PresidentLukashenko: The world has followed Belarus' anti-lockdown strategy The president listed some positive recent economic results: the growing gross domestic product and industrial output, higher exports and a record-high foreign trade surplus. The average salary increased steadily reaching Br1.500 in October.
12:43 PresidentLukashenko to Western diplomats in Belarus: No need to pack your suitcases just yet Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “We've already noticed, it's been 24 hours (since they wanted to enforce these sanctions), some embassies are already packing their suitcases saying that the president will make the decision and they will be kicked out of the country tomorrow."
12:35 PresidentLukashenko: West wants Belarus to become another Ukraine The West has issued an ultimatum to Belarus demanding that it should follow in Ukraine's footsteps, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a government meeting to discuss the country's social and economic development on 3 December.
12:31 PresidentLukashenko urges to step up performance discipline, execute decisions immediately Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed it is necessary to endure whatever the cost in the face of confrontation with the collective West. “And we will endure only if we are united and monolithic. This is why discipline, duty performance should be prioritized," he said.
12:16 PresidentLukashenko: We are the key link in pressure on Russia, we cannot betray Russia and its people Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that the society is growing increasingly concerned because the West has started choking Belarus economically. “It is no secret that a hybrid war is in progress. The war began a long time ago. Not only against us," he said.
12:10 PresidentLukashenko: Government's efforts to counter sanctions should be efficient The head of state noted that this is not the first time that Belarus has faced sanctions. Moreover, the country has been preparing for this for at least six months, and the government has set up a so-called emergency response team.
11:54 PresidentLukashenko urges government to be more frugal "In practice, this means that we will have to focus more on discipline and flexibility: to reorient to friendly trade and financial markets and ignore the attacks of the West," Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
11:53 PresidentBelarusian government urged to keep inflation within 6% in 2022 “Issues related to the monetary policy have always been discussed in some kind of a simplified format. It cannot be like that this time. High inflation is the most discussed topic at the moment,” the Belarusian leader said.
11:10 PresidentLukashenko: Export growth can build public trust in ruble, bank deposits “The government believes that export should be a priority next year. It makes perfect sense. After all, as long as we have an opportunity to sell and secure a foothold on global markets (and this will not last long), we should act,” the Belarusian leader noted.
10:56 PresidentBelarus' foreign trade surplus exceeds $2.7bn in January-September 2021 According to Aleksandr Lukashenko, the results of January-October show that the country's gross domestic product increased by 2.4%. There is a 7.1% increase in industrial output virtually in all subindustries
10:54 PresidentLukashenko: Belarusian economy keeps growing despite unprecedented pressure Belarus has recently got under unprecedented external pressure but managed to maintain its economic growth, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a government meeting to discuss the country's social and economic development on 3 December.
10:53 EconomyBelarus produces 828kg of milk, 137kg of meat per capita annually "Belarus ranks 23rd in the world in terms of food security among 113 nations. We are ahead of Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Spain, Russia, Ukraine,” Igor Brylo noted.
10:50 PartnersQinghai Provincial Museum showcases new exhibits featuring valuable cultural relics, archaeological discoveries An exhibition featuring cultural relics was recently kicked off at the Qinghai Provincial Museum, together with three parallel exhibitions focusing respectively on representative intangible cultural heritage, archaeological discoveries, and revolutionary cultural relics found in the northwestern Chinese province.