19:58 EconomyBelarusian Amkodor's export 75% up in Q1 2023 Andrei Yarotsky said: “The export growth rate in Q1 2023 totaled 175% as against the previous year, with the output growth rate at 117%. We are now increasing the volume of deliveries. There is demand for vehicles and machines."
19:16 EconomyExport by Belarus' Academy of Sciences 30% up in 2022 Vasily Gursky said: “In Belarus science develops largely thanks to support of the head of state and is practice-oriented. Last year was very tense but at the same time it was quite productive for the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus."
18:26 EconomyBelarus exports fish products to 35 countries in 2022 Belarus exported fish products to 35 countries last year, Olga Boreisha, deputy head of the department at the livestock and poultry farming directorate with the Agriculture and Food Ministry, said at a press conference.
18:14 EconomyPM: Belarus, Russia's Sverdlovsk Oblast well-positioned to hit $1bn in trade Roman Golovchenko noted that the first quarter was optimistic in terms of trade between Belarus and Sverdlovsk Oblast. "The growth was 40% year-on-year. I think that the figure of $1 billion is quite reachable. The Innoprom exhibition will give impetus to this," the Belarusian head of government said.
18:04 SocietyBelarus admits over 19,000 Ukrainian citizens since 1 January 2023 According to the committee, 14,111 citizens of Ukraine came to Belarus via Poland, 3,985 - via Lithuania and 1,347 - via Latvia.
17:47 PresidentLukashenko wants smoothly operating personnel management system in regions The head of state said: “Time for iron dictatorship is now! We've stayed in Minsk for too long. When we hold a conference in Grodno, we see full separation of the central government from the oblast administrations.”
17:37 EconomyPM: Trade between Belarus, Russia's Sverdlovsk Oblast consistently high Trade between Belarus and Russia's Sverdlovsk Oblast has been consistently high, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said as he met with Governor of Sverdlovsk Oblast Evgeny Kuyvashev.
17:22 In PicturesBlooming tulips in Vitebsk Vitebsk residents are admiring blossoming flowers and are taking pictures.
17:12 SocietyMinister: Tourism in Belarus is booming despite sanctions Despite sanctions, tourism in Belarus is booming, Belarusian Sports and Tourism Minister Sergei Kovalchuk said at the trade unions tourism forum Discover Belarus on 28 April
16:40 PresidentLukashenko identifies ways to improve performance of Belarusian agriculture “A number of things we need to address. If the oblast governor and the government don't talk about it, I will have to. Although it is the level of the oblast administration and the district administration,” Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked.
16:40 SocietyKhrenin: Belarus' membership will bolster SCO's international authority Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin and India's Defense Minister Rajnath Singh had a meeting in New Delhi on the sidelines of the SCO Defense Ministers' meeting in New Delhi.
16:23 PresidentLukashenko confident in Belarus' bright future I urge you not to look for excuses and some objective reasons for certain drawbacks in the work, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a conference with Gomel Oblast officials.
15:49 PresidentLukashenko: Belarusian farmers should be grateful for sanctions The president welcomed the fact that neither the Gomel Oblast governor, nor the president's aide for the region spoke about the sanctions at the meeting.
15:42 PresidentLukashenko explains his anti-market stance Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “No need for any control, [free] pricing practices. Things went downhill. We are fed up with it. I've always deterred you. Contrary to world trends I was trying to deter you: calm down, keep the best practices from the Soviet times. Although I am not enamored with the Soviet system.”
15:28 EconomyBelarus, Russia's Irkutsk Oblast sign contracts worth $9.4m The Belarusian head of government held a meeting with Governor of Irkutsk Oblast Igor Kobzev, visited the Eternal Flame memorial complex, Irkutsk Aviation Plant and the Nepomiluev farm in the Taltsy architectural and ethnographic museum.