09:27 PoliticsMinister: Belarus' presidency will focus on increasing CSTO cohesion During its chairmanship in the CSTO, Belarus will focus on increasing the cohesion of the CSTO and resolving contradictions between the member states, Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin told the media.
09:23 EconomyBelarus, Armenia discuss prospects of interregional ties The parties considered the prospects of boosting trade and economic cooperation between Belarus and Armenia, including issues of interaction in construction, development of interregional ties, exchange of visits between representatives of ministries and regional authorities.
09:03 EconomyBelarus set to double food exports to China in 2023 In 2022, Belarus exported more than $500 million worth of food products to China. “The increase was more than 40%. It is still not the figures the two countries can reach though.
08:36 EconomyChina plans to certify Belarusian food exporters In 2022, the trade between Belarus and China amounted to $5.79 billion (up by 13% over 2021): exports totaled $1.61 billion, imports - $4.18 billion.
08:14 EconomyBelarus' central bank reduces refinancing rate to 11% The interest rate on overnight loans was decreased from 12.5% to 12%, with the interest rate on overnight deposits down from 10.5% to 10% per annum.
07:24 PresidentLukashenko lays wreath at Monument to People's Heroes in Beijing Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko laid a wreath at the Monument to the People's Heroes on Tiananmen Square in Beijing
07:16 PoliticsLi Keqiang: China-Belarus relations are built on the basis of cooperation, mutual benefit Relations between China and Belarus are built on the basis of cooperation and mutual benefit, Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Li Keqiang said during a meeting with Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko.
07:07 PresidentLukashenko: New horizons of cooperation with China will be outlined during talks in Beijing New horizons of cooperation with China will be outlined during the talks in Beijing, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said during a meeting with Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Li Keqiang.
07:00 PresidentLukashenko meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang The main day of the state visit of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko to China began with a meeting with Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Li Keqiang.
21:35 SportGolden Puck tournament in Minsk Minsk is hosting the nationwide final ice hockey competitions among children and teenagers Golden Puck for the prizes of the President of the Republic of Belarus.
19:54 EconomyAgreement signed on Russian gas price for Belarus through 2025 Belarusian Energy Minister Viktor Karankevich met with Russian Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov in Moscow. Matters of bilateral cooperation in energy industry were discussed, including progress in the implementation of Union State programs on setting up the common markets of electricity and natural gas.
19:06 EconomyBelarus redeems eurobond issue, pays out interest yield On 28 February 2023 Belarus redeemed the eurobond issue Belarus 2023 to the equivalent of $800 million and paid out an interest yield on the eurobond issue Belarus 2023 to the equivalent of $27.5 million and on the eurobond issue Belarus 2030 to the equivalent of $18.6 million.
18:23 SocietyDrills in progress to improve cohesion of Belarusian territorial defense control bodies The drills are supposed to improve the level of training and cohesion of territorial defense control bodies with regard to their ability to set up territorial defense troops.
17:42 SocietyBelarus' Emergencies Ministry, UNICEF sign memorandum of understanding Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko arrived in China on a state visit. The Belarusian air force one touched down in the Beijing airport.
17:19 EconomyPotassium sales, investments, regional cooperation on agenda of Lukashenko's state visit to China Nikolai Snopkov remarked that the state visit will take place virtually on the eve of important political events in China. During these events personnel decisions will be made, the team in charge of further realization of China's strategic development plans and accomplishment of specified goals will be put together.