19:58 EconomyMost popular import substitutes sold via BUCE's platform identified The most popular import-substituting goods sold via the industrial goods and consumer goods platform of the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange included server equipment, components for machines and mechanisms, ventilation systems, road construction and maintenance machines, and construction materials.
19:10 SocietyMilitary Academy praised as key forge of Belarusian army officers Viktor Khrenin said: “Belarus' Military Academy, which can be rightfully described as the key forge of officer personnel of our country and one of the republic's leading higher education institutions, has turned 70. Looking back at your history, we have the right to say that you have something to be proud of."
18:31 EconomyTataritsky: Belarusian products have high export potential Belarusian industrial goods and foodstuffs have a good export potential, Chairman of the State Committee for Standardization Valentin Tataritsky told journalists at the ceremony to award winners of the Best Goods of the Republic of Belarus 2022 competition, BelTA has learned.
18:17 SocietyOver 300 young professionals to join Profskills Belarus 2023 competition More than 300 participants will compete in the 5th nationwide competition of professional skills ProfSkills Belarus 2023, Rector of the National Institute of Professional Education Valery Golubovsky told the media.
17:53 EconomyOver 1,000 participants sign up for international economic forum in Vitebsk More than 1,000 participants have already signed up to take part in the 11th edition of the international economic forum Innovations. Investments. Prospects in the offline and online formats.
17:37 SportItalian Open: Sasnovich loses to Vekic in round two Belarus' world number 44 Aliaksandra Sasnovich lost to Croatia's world number 24 Donna Vekic, 6-3, 3-6, 3-6, in the Italian Open second round.
17:13 SocietyMinister: Belarus, UAE have great potential for comprehensive cooperation Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates to Belarus Ibrahim Salim Mohamed Almusharrekh has visited the Belarusian Internal Affairs Ministry.
16:54 SocietyBelarus takes in over 21,300 Ukrainian citizens since 1 January 2023 Since 24 February 2022, Belarus has admitted 96,072 citizens of Ukraine. 15,890 people arrived in Belarus directly from the territory of Ukraine. 61,993 citizens of Ukraine came to Belarus via Poland, 14,592 via Lithuania and 3,597 via Latvia.
16:40 EconomyBelarus' export at ten-year-high in Q1 2023 In Q1 2023 merchandise export went up by 12% or $1 billion. Consumer goods (plus 8.8 percentage points) made the largest contribution to the export growth. In Q1 2023 losses on markets of unfriendly countries and Ukraine were fully compensated for with the growth of export to alternative target markets.
16:32 SportBelarus' appeal against International Paralympic Committee suspension upheld According to Chairman of the Belarusian Paralympic Committee Oleg Shepel, Belarusian and Russian athletes remain barred from competitions.
16:12 EconomyBelarusian Finance Ministry floats $30m worth of government bonds via local exchange According to the source, this issue of government bonds to the tune of $30 million has been sold in full. The floating was finished on 10 May 2023. The redemption date for the bonds is 24 March 2027.
15:57 EconomyVice premier: Russia, Belarus have many areas for industrial cooperation According to Denis Manturov, the parties discussed in detail the issues of industrial cooperation in the areas where there is potential for development. “This is almost all the industries - high-tech, energy and transport engineering, chemical complex, and pharmaceuticals.
15:36 EconomyEEC: Free trade zone between EAEU, Iran is likely to be established in 2023 It is highly likely that a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Iran will be established by the end of 2023, Member of the Board (Minister) for Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Andrei Slepnev said at a briefing, BelTA has learned.
15:18 SocietyNational flag mounted on Belarus' highest point Belarus' national flag was mounted on the country's highest point, Dzerzhinsky Hill, in the run-up to the Day of the National Flag, Emblem and Anthem on 12 May, BelTA has learned.