09:01 EconomyBellesbumprom's furniture export to Russia's Tomsk Oblast up by almost 1.7 times in H1 2023 “The enterprises of the Bellesbumprom concern make their contribution to expanding Belarus' cooperation with Tomsk Oblast. In January-June, furniture export to this region of Russia rose by almost 1.7 times year-on-year. Board products, paper and cardboard are also supplied there,” the press service said.
19:56 EconomyBelarus, Russia discuss energy markets, common industrial, transport policies Dmitry Krutoi and Dmitry Kozak exchanged opinions about a broad range of matters concerning Belarusian-Russian cooperation and integration interaction. Topical matters concerning the domestic political agenda and the foreign political agenda of the two countries were discussed.
19:20 SocietyBelarus' Academy of Sciences, Russia's Tomsk Oblast identify cooperation avenues In particular, those include agribusiness, new genetic opportunities, the potential of animal husbandry, new crop varieties, R&D efforts in such fields as microelectronics, photonics, microwave electronics, technologies for advanced conversion of peat, for water purification, equipment and technologies for healthcare.
18:47 EconomyBelarus ready to contribute to projects in Russia's Far East Representatives of the Belarusian Economy Ministry and the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arctic met for a working conference to discuss matters concerning the realization of joint projects in the Far East and the Arctic.
18:32 EconomyBelarus' agricultural output up by 5.2% in January-July 2023 The output by all types of agricultural producers (state-run enterprises, private farms, subsidiary plots of individuals) totaled Br14 billion in January-July 2023, up by 5.2% year-on-year in comparable prices.
18:17 SocietyBelarusian ballet artists on tour in China The classical ballet troupe of the Belarusian State Academic Musical Theater performed The Sleeping Beauty by Pyotr Tchaikovsky in the city of Dalian, Liaoning Province during its tour in China, BelTA learned from Belarus' embassy in Beijing.
18:01 PresidentLukashenko signs decree to raise retirement pensions on 1 September According to the decree, labor pensions will be recalculated and increased by an average of 5% on 1 September 2023.
17:19 PoliticsKhrenin: Our neighbors conduct military training of criminals who fled from Belarus “Countries neighboring the Republic of Belarus are training on their territory armed militants from among the criminals who fled from Belarus. They openly say that they will use them for military attacks on the Belarusian state,” Viktor Khrenin said.
16:29 SocietyKhrenin: West is making attempts to disrupt alliances, to tear countries apart The West is making attempts to disrupt the alliances of states, to tear countries away from each other, Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin said at the 11th Moscow Conference on International Security.
15:45 SocietyVolfovich: Tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus are no threat to other countries The deployment of tactical nuclear weapons on the territory of Belarus is a forced measure that in no way threatens other countries, State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Aleksandr Volfovich said at the 11th Moscow Conference on International Security on 15 August, BelTA has learned.
15:12 SocietyBelarus, Russia's Perm Territory, Jewish Autonomous Region discuss cooperation in tourism The working groups on Belarus' cooperation with Perm Territory and the Jewish Autonomous Region held a meeting that was also attended by representatives of the Sports and Tourism Ministry of Belarus.
14:33 EconomyBelarus eager to sell agricultural machines, passenger vehicles to Russia's Tomsk Oblast Piotr Parkhomchik said: “In 2022 trade between Belarus and Tomsk Oblast rose by 47%. In H1 2023 we registered positive growth dynamics of nearly 30%. We would like not to stop at these results. We are ready to tackle any issues.”
13:52 EconomyBelarus, Paraguay sign memorandum of intent on cooperation in industry During a working trip to Paraguay, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Republic of Paraguay concurrently Sergei Lukashevich met with President of the Industrial Union of Paraguay Enrique Duarte Luraghi.
13:27 EconomyDoubling Belarus' trade with Russia's Tomsk Oblast looks doable In 2022 trade between Belarus and Russia's Tomsk Oblast increased by 47% to nearly $23 million. Positive dynamics has been observed this year, too. Trade increased by nearly 30% in H1 2023.
13:20 PoliticsDefense minister: European power elites are focused on a global war against the East “The rhetoric of the participants of the July NATO summit in Vilnius testifies to the fact," the minister said.