17:36 EconomyBelarus-Uzbekistan trade up 1.5 times in Q1 2020 The trade figures were reviewed during a videoconference meeting between Belarus Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Dvornik and Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Investment and Foreign Trade Sardor Umurzakov of Uzbekistan on 20 May.
16:43 EconomyBelarusian textile manufacturers to look for new partners, to increase exports to EU Textile manufacturers are planning to look for new partners and step up exports to the European Union, Tatyana Lugina, the head of the Belarusian light industry concern Bellegprom, said as she addressed the videoconference meeting of the board of the concern.
16:15 In PicturesWeek of Kindness campaign in Vitebsk Oblast For example, on 20 May, the BRSM volunteers helped Nikolai Ivanov, a disabled veteran of the Great Patriotic War from the agro-town of Olgovo, with his vegetable garden.
15:52 PoliticsBelarus, Ireland discuss cooperation in financial organizations amid COVID-19 The ministers expressed satisfaction with the positive momentum in bilateral trade and economic cooperation in 2019 and discussed the ways to foster it in the future. The parties also discussed cooperation between Belarus and Ireland in the UN and international financial institutions.
14:56 SocietyBelarus reports recovery of 11,415 coronavirus patients So far, 32,426 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Belarus. Belarus has performed 387,673 tests.
14:51 SocietyOpinion: Famine can be caused by lockdown, not by food shortages The situation with food supply is generally good in the world. Problems are attributed to the aftermath of the lockdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, Anton Dudarenok, an analyst with the Belarusian Institute of Strategic Research.
14:00 Society“Nice”: Modern aristocracy. New house goes on sale in Minsk World complex You can get the feel of the Cote d'Azur in the center of Minsk. The multifunctional complex Minsk World is launching the sale of apartments in the new house called "Nice"!
13:58 PoliticsBelarus' CEC registers 15 initiative groups The Central Election Commission has completed the registration of initiative groups of citizens to nominate candidates to the post of the President of Belarus, BelTA has learned.
13:11 PartnersCPPCC plenary to hold reduced session for 2020 National political advisors will have a busy agenda in the upcoming week, reviewing and discussing work reports of the central government, the top judicial and procuratorate organs, the draft civil code and related resolutions, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
12:43 PresidentLukashenko congratulates Belarusians on 500th anniversary of Zhirovichi monastery The head of state stressed that the acheiropoietos image of the Mother of God in a granite stone is one of Belarus' main Orthodox relics which is revered all over the world.
11:52 SocietyBelarusian Belpochta moves up in global postal development index Belarus sits between Slovakia (20th place) and Moldova (22nd). As for the neighboring countries, Poland is ranked 11th, Russia 16th, Lithuania 30th, Ukraine 37th, Latvia is 55th.
10:47 EconomyOpinion: Developments of 2020 show great value of food security The developments of 2020 highlight the great value of food security, Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vladimir Ulakhovich said during a discussion dedicated to food security as part of the Expert Community project.
09:59 EconomyRefinancing rate down to 8% in Belarus The current acceleration of inflation is temporary. In the coming months the disinflationary effect on the part of cumulative demand will become more pronounced. As a result, the price growth will decelerate to the level of the late 2019. By the end of 2020, the inflation rate is expected to stay within 5-6%.
09:30 EconomySMEs contribute 26.1% to Belarus' GDP Small business contributed 15.9%, medium-sized enterprises contributed 7% and self-employed business people contributed 3.2% to the country's GDP.
09:07 PresidentLukashenko signs decree to increase support for some population groups Couples where women are under 40 will be offered one free attempt of in vitro fertilization if there are medical grounds for that.