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Sergei Rumas Belarus, Russia to continue dismantling trade barriers
“We've agreed to continue the dialogue about enabling favorable conditions in mutual trade and increasing Belarus-Russia trade turnover, including by removing barriers and restrictions standing in the way of trade,” said Sergei Rumas.
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Furniture production in Belarus up by over 60% in last five years
Yesterday 19:13
New Belarusian companies as well as foreign-owned ones are being set up while the existing enterprises are expanding and modernizing their manufacturing. In 2018 Belarus' furniture output is expected to reach some $612 million, 60.6% up from 2013.
Sergei Rumas
Belarus, Russia to continue dismantling trade barriers
Yesterday 18:43
“We've agreed to continue the dialogue about enabling favorable conditions in mutual trade and increasing Belarus-Russia trade turnover, including by removing barriers and restrictions standing in the way of trade,” said Sergei Rumas.
The session in progress
Belarus-Russia trade balance skewed by slow troubleshooting
Yesterday 17:20
Sergei Rumas said: “Bilateral trade has been and remains the key indicator of bilateral relations. Unfortunately, misbalance in Belarus-Russia merchandise trade grew stronger in 2018. In January-October the deficit of the mutual trade rose by $3.3 billion."
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Belarus eager to get last tranche of EFSD loan in January
Yesterday 17:03
“We are compiling a report on hitting the targets set by the program and will forward this report to the EFSD. It will be reviewed and evaluated. An EFSD monitoring mission will have to make a conclusion about results of fulfilling the entire program,” the official explained.
Belarus-Germany working group to hold meeting on trade, investment
Yesterday 15:22
The Belarusian delegation will be led by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Evgeny Shestakov. The German delegation will be headed by Eckhard Franz, head of the external economic policy division at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.
Plans to gradually increase Belarus-Russia Union State budget
Yesterday 14:42
– Plans are in place to gradually increase the Union State budget, Belarus Finance Minister Maksim Yermolovich told the media on the margins of the session of the Council of Ministers of the Belarus-Russia Union State in Brest.
Maksiem Yermolovich. Archive photo
Russian loan to honor Belarus' financial commitments
Yesterday 13:47
Belarus will use a $630 million loan from Russia to honor its financial obligations. But this may not happen in 2019, Belarus Finance Minister Maksim Yermolovich told the media on the margins of the session of the Council of Ministers of the Belarus-Russia Union State.
Belarus' losses due to ‘tax maneuver' in Russia estimated at Br630m in 2019
Yesterday 13:42
Belarus' central state budget for the year 2019 is based on a pessimistic scenario of economic development and takes into account the negative effect the new taxation scheme in the Russian oil industry will have on the state budget in Belarus.
Artur Parfenchikov
Russia's Republic of Karelia strongly interested in cooperation with Belarus
Yesterday 13:28
A new plan to guide Belarus-Karelia cooperation over the course of three years was put together during the Russian delegation's visit to Belarus. The plan is designed to invigorate cooperation in trade and other areas.
Zsolt Csutora. An archive photo
Belarus-Hungary trade up 30% in 2018
Yesterday 12:46
As for the economic cooperation prospects, the ambassador said that the two countries have been developing interaction between pharmaceutical companies and are negotiating the joint Belarus-Hungary production of medicines.
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