17:50 EconomyBelarus uses new procedure to make eurobond payments in June In accordance with the new procedure the Finance Ministry is going to transfer the sums payable in Belarusian rubles to special accounts in Belarusbank. Citibank has been granted access to the sums and can receive them in accordance with eurobond issue documents.
17:29 EconomyOver 20 Belarusian companies certified to manufacture halal products More than 20 Belarusian enterprises have been certified to manufacture halal products, Chairman of the Belarusian State Committee for Standardization Valentin Tataritsky told reporters in Brest on 29 June.
17:02 SocietyAgreement to open two sci-tech centers signed in Grodno The centers will operate at Yanka Kupala Grodno State University and Grodno State Agrarian University.
15:54 SocietyMFA calls on Poland to stop building wall through protected forest at Belarus border According to Yuri Ambrazevich, Belarus counts on the assistance of Polish public activists, environmental organizations and Polish citizens.
15:32 EconomyBelarus to intensify cooperation with Tomsk Oblast Belarus will cooperate with Russia's Tomsk Oblast in the field of agriculture and environmental conservation. This matter was discussed at the third meeting of the working group on cooperation between Belarus and Tomsk Oblast, BelTA has learned.
15:28 PartnersNovel method for desert control keeps sandstorms in check "Wow...," a media group surrounding Tang Ximing murmured, while carefully looking at him show how to make a straw checkerboard on a dune at Shapotou in Zhongwei, a northwestern Chinese city
14:38 EconomyMinsk to host Indonesia-EAEU forum in 2023 Director of the National Center for Marketing Nikolai Borisevich met with Ambassador of Indonesia to Russia and concurrently to Belarus Jose Antonio Morato Tavares in Moscow.
13:52 EconomyNew contacts with Russian partners expected to improve performance of Belarusian enterprises Dmitry Yaroshevich visited the Dobrush paper factory Geroy Truda branch of the holding company Belorusskie Oboi. The official met with the management and workers of the branch and took part in the discussion of the matters the collective was worried about.
13:47 EconomyBelarus' timber export to Russia skyrockets Last year, more than 2 million cubic meters of timber was sold abroad via BUCE, with about 90% of it bound for the EU countries and the UK. Of course, it is not possible to redirect this volume to other markets overnight. At the same time, thanks to intensive work with potential buyers, we have achieved certain results, said Aleksei Matsevolo, Deputy Chairman of the Board of BUCE.
13:13 PoliticsLavrov to speak at Belarusian State University "From 29 June to 1 July, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will be in Minsk on a working visit," Maria Zakharova said.
12:51 EconomyEEC Council to meet in Vitebsk on 15 July The EAEU deputy prime ministers will consider the preparation of an international agreement on a common gas market and regulation of a temporary procedure to confirm compliance with the union's technical regulations in respect of e-commerce goods.
12:29 EconomyOver 7m tonnes of haylage stocked up in Belarus As of 29 June, Vitebsk Oblast agricultural workers cut down first grass on 69.6% of the targeted area. Progress was at 98.7% in Grodno Oblast and 98.6% in Mogilev Oblast. Brest Oblast, Minsk Oblast and Gomel Oblast fulfilled the first cutting target.
12:21 EconomyBelarus blames Western infrastructure for failing to transfer eurobond payments The Western clearing system cannot guarantee full and timely payments to the eurobond holders. Meanwhile, Belarus can because it has sufficient resources to make payments on the state debt.
11:59 EconomyMinister explains Belarus' decision to service Eurobonds in Belarusian rubles Belarus' Finance Minister Yuri Seliverstov explained why Belarus decided to handle payments on Eurobonds in Belarusian rubles as he talked to journalists on 29 June.
11:24 SocietyOpinion: Belarus remains fully committed to its international obligations "When we see behavior that clearly deviates from international principles, from the obligations that countries have undertaken under international treaties, we cannot remain silent,” Chairman of the Standing Commission on International Affairs of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Andrei Savinykh said.