09:00 SocietyKochanova speaks at CIS Interparliamentary Assembly Council session Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus, member of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly Council (CIS IPA Council) Natalya Kochanova has taken part in a session of the CIS IPA Council.
20:06 EconomyKey principles of Eurasian Economic Union's ideology formulated Mikhail Myasnikovich mentioned trust as the first principle. He said: “It is necessary to build up trust in the Eurasian Economic Union, its institutions and integration processes as a whole among national agencies, entrepreneurs, and members of the general public of the member states.”
19:22 EconomyWork in progress on Belarus' long-term social, economic development forecasts In the course of recovering from last year's decline the government will focus on ensuring as rapid recovery as possible and on returning the economy to the previous development track. The efforts will comply with principles of the counter-cyclical macroeconomic policy.
18:56 EconomyReal money income of Belarusians up 3.3% in January-February 2021 In January-February 2021, the real disposable money income of Belarusians went up by 3.3% over the same period of 2020, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee.
18:55 SportJunior canoe sprint competition in Brest About 250 junior athletes born in 2003-2004 from all regions and the city of Minsk are taking part in the tournament.
18:43 SportBelarus to play Austria, Hungary in Budapest On 15 April, the Belarusian national ice hockey team held a training session and left for Hungary where the team is expected to play two matches as part of the preparations for the 2021 IIHF World Championship.
18:34 EconomyStrategy 2025 expected to generate 4.5% in EAEU's GDP growth annually By implementing the strategic guidelines for the development of Eurasian integration until 2025, the EAEU ember states are expected to generate more than 4.5% in an additional GDP growth annually, EEC head Mikhail Myasnikovich said.
18:33 SocietyChinese embassy in Belarus slams attempts to smear Chinese vaccine “Reports about the low efficacy of the Chinese vaccine are a deliberate misinterpretation of the situation,” the diplomatic mission said.
18:27 EconomyTime needed to restore Belarusians' interest in bank deposits The official said: “A small increase in ruble deposits of individuals has been registered on the deposit market since the beginning of the year. The dynamics of foreign currency deposits remains negative for now.”
18:27 EconomyMyasnikovich: COVID-19 impact on EAEU economies weakening The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economies of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states is weakening, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Mikhail Myasnikovich said.
18:15 EconomyEurasian Economic Union considering developing an autonomous payment system A digital initiative to create the BRICS PAY settlement system will be reviewed at a meeting of the EEC Advisory Board for Interaction and the EAEU Business Council on 16 April, Mikhail Myasnikovich said.
17:58 PoliticsEAEU presidents to see package of amendments to EAEU Treaty in May Most of them focus on labor migration and the recognition of education certificates, the evaluation of the regulatory impact of draft international agreements within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union, antidumping procedures, the procedure for collecting indirect taxes and ways to control their payment.
17:53 EconomyBelarus' agricultural output down by 0.5% in Q1 State-run enterprises produced Br3,125.7 million worth of products or 99.9% as against the same period a year before in comparable prices.
17:53 EconomyEAEU central banks discuss measures to reduce negative impact of pandemic The monetary policy advisory council of the central (national) banks of the EAEU member states held a web-based session on 15 April, BelTA learned from the Information and Public Relations Department of the National Bank of Belarus.
17:40 PoliticsBelarus, Sweden show interest in joint projects Ambassador of Belarus to Russia Vladimir Semashko and Ambassador of Sweden to Russia Malena Mard expressed interest in joint Belarusian-Swedish projects as they met in Moscow on 14 April.