16:29 SocietyCIS chiefs of staff meet in Saint Petersburg A meeting of the Chiefs of Staff Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) took place in Russia's Saint Petersburg on 9 June.
16:01 SocietyStrawberry harvesting season in Belarus The strawberry harvesting season has begun in Luninets District. Due to the protracted and cool spring, the harvesting season began later than usual.
16:00 EconomyOpinion: Belarus can promptly redirect food export from European Union to other markets When asked about the threat of sanctions from the European Union, the official said: “We haven't lost any market, thank god, everything is good for us for now. The share of the European market is small. We can easily replace it with supplies to markets in other regions.”
15:59 PartnersUS businesses won't exit from China despite tension: US advisor US businesses will not exit the Chinese market though a White House official warned of the end of engagement with China, said Kenneth Jarrett, a senior advisor to the Albright Stonebridge Group in an interview, according to a Forbes article published Sunday.
15:52 EconomyBelarus ready to help Russia with potato supplies if necessary The official made a few comments in response to a recent statement by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Viktoria Abramchenko, who said Russia was discussing the possibility of buying potatoes in Belarus in order to stabilize prices on the domestic market.
15:42 EconomyBelarus' export to Russia up 17.4% in January-April 2021 In January-April 2021, Belarus' export to Russia went up by 17.4% year-on-year, Ambassador of Belarus to Russia Vladimir Semashko said as he attended the Belarus-Asia Forum in Moscow on 9 June.
15:26 EconomySimilar aspirations seen as basis for cooperation between Belarus, Asian countries Similar aspirations, including on the international agenda, are the basis for the development of cooperation between Belarus and the countries of the Asian region, Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Vladimir Semashko said as he spoke at the Belarus-Asia Forum in Moscow.
15:26 EconomyBelarus' deputy industry minister comments on possible impact of sanctions “Of course, we are examining possible risks and considering product diversification, while our manufacturers are looking for new suppliers of components and materials. Thus, the situation is under control, and I think that we will be able to avoid any serious shocks,” the deputy minister said.
14:25 SocietyAmbassador: Belarus has learned to defeat coronavirus “The pandemic has divided our timeline into pre and post COVID eras. Not a single economy has been able to avoid losses, almost all countries of the world saw a decline in GDP last year,” Vladimir Semashko said.
14:07 SocietyBelarus reports 834 new COVID-19 cases, 1,035 recoveries in past 24 hours The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 401,853 cases. A total of 394,272 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
14:00 SocietyMinsk World: Moscow is ready to invest in Belarusian commercial property MAPIC Russia is the largest retail property exhibition in Russia and the CIS bringing together all market players. This year it opened at the Crocus Expo and is being held for the 18th time.
14:00 SocietyEverything is top-notch in Alexandria! First tenants get keys to apartments in Minsk World new house “A great location in a nice neighborhood! Beautiful landscaping! A pleasant view from the window!” This is what new tenants say about the new house in the Minsk World multifunctional complex.
13:37 EconomyAccreditation hailed as effective tool for assuring competency, trust in different economic sectors Accreditation is an effective tool for assuring competency and trust in a wide variety of areas of economic and social life, Chairman of the Belarusian State Committee for Standardization Valentin Tataritsky said.
13:01 EconomyOpinion: Sanctions open up new opportunities for Belarus Sanctions open up new opportunities for the economy, PhD of Economics Yekaterina Gospodarik, the head of the analytical economics and econometrics department at Belarusian State University, said on the air of the Belarusian radio station Alfa Radio.
12:20 EconomyHydraulic tests of primary, secondary circuits of second unit of Belarusian nuclear power plant over In line with the pre-launch tuning program the second unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant has successfully finished hydraulic testing and circulation flushing of pipes and equipment of the primary circuit and the secondary one of the reactor unit.