11:27 PoliticsGryzlov: Russia, Belarus' efforts to counter sanctions are bearing fruit The measures taken by the governments of Russia and Belarus to fend off the sanctions are bringing tangible results, Russian Ambassador to Belarus Boris Gryzlov told reporters.
11:23 EconomyEEC minister announces series of EAEU events in May-June The 2nd Eurasian Economic Forum will be held in Moscow on 24-25 May. The forum is the first major event in a series of Eurasian events, which will take place in May-June. The Supreme Eurasian Economic Council is scheduled for 25 May.
11:05 EconomyBelarus' foreign trade up by 11% in Q1 2023 In January-March 2023 Belarus' foreign trade totaled $23.3 billion, up by 11.6% year-on-year, BelTA learned from the website of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus.
10:55 PartnersSyria comes in Group B of AFC Cup with Australia, Uzbekistan and India The 18th edition of the AFC Asian Cup draw brought Syria in Group B along with each of Uzbekistan, Australia and India.
10:33 EconomyBelarus' cement exports to Russia up by almost 4 times BCC has been progressively increasing the supply of cement to the Russian market, fully compensating for the lost exports to the European Union.
10:07 PartnersIstanbul's Maiden's Tower reopens after 2-year restoration Istanbul's famed Maiden's Tower reopened on Thursday after a lengthy and meticulous restoration.
10:06 EconomyBelarusian automaker MAZ featured at Kazakhstan Machinery Fair Minsk Automobile Plant (MAZ), one of Belarus' largest mechanical engineering companies, is taking part in the major industrial exhibition in Kazakhstan.
09:39 EconomyBelarus imposes licensing on some timber imports The list of goods subject to temporary import licensing includes particle boards and oriented stand chipboards (OSB), fiberboards and multilayer paper and cardboard with all bleached layers.
09:19 SocietyBr3.5bn earmarked for family benefits in Belarus in 2023 "State budget expenditures on social security measures for families with children annually amount to over 3% of GDP. This year Br3.5 billion has been designated for state benefits, of which Br2 billion are benefits for children under the age of three," Valery Kovalkov said.
09:06 In PicturesSpring in Botanical Garden in Minsk Tulips, magnolias and rhododendrons are in bloom in the Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
09:00 PoliticsAmbassadors of Belarus, China to Russia discuss cooperation in international organizations On 11 May Ambassador of Belarus to Russia Dmitry Krutoi met with Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Russian Federation Zhang Hanhui in Moscow.
19:58 SocietyBelarus' commitment to reaching SDGs underlined Valery Belsky said: “We are glad that our contacts continue in these complicated times. We are ready to discuss any matters that help reach the global Sustainable Development Goals.”
19:29 PoliticsBelarus' experience in reaching SDGs hailed as example for other European countries Gwi-Yeop Son said: “We were told that the possibility of transferring this data from the national level to the regional one was being discussed. It is a remarkable example of how a country can work. I think this experience can be used as the best practice among other countries in Europe.”
19:13 EconomyTen Belarusian trolleybuses handed over to Russian Yekaterinburg All the trolleybuses have the ability to drive without overhead power lines. This is why they can be used in the areas of Yekaterinburg where overhead power lines are not available. One trolleybus can carry up to 90 people.
18:51 EconomyIndustrial optimism index on the rise in Belarus According to the survey, positive attitudes among heads of Belarusian industrial enterprises are on the rise: the industrial optimism index has been growing continuously for half a year.