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Vladimir Ulakhovich. An archive photo
Belarus, Austria discussing joint projects in food industry, energy
19 March, 11:04
Belarus and Austria enjoy vibrant cooperation. The two countries have been implementing a number of major investment projects. “We need to continue working in this vein,” said Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vladimir Ulakhovich.
Excise duty rates on fuel up in Belarus
19 March, 10:15
The excise duty rate on the automobile fuel, not equivalent to Class 5, will make up Br475.08 per one tonne, that on the automobile fuel equivalent to Class 5 – Br292.59, and that on diesel fuel – Br227.05 and Br178.33 per one tonne respectively.
Nearly Br15.8m from ‘Google tax' in Belarus in 2018
18 March, 19:16
Approaches to collecting VAT from digital services are now being looked into within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union. Belarus and Russia already have the legislation in place. Kazakhstan says it is working on amending the legislation and intends to include VAT collection by digital means soon.
Belarusian footwear maker Belwest to embrace robot technology
18 March, 18:47
The company's own R&D center Latsit, which is a resident company in the Hi-Tech Park, will take care of designing and manufacturing the robots. The robots the R&D center has already made have neither prototypes nor competitors in the world.
Belarus, UK sign agreement on international road transportation
18 March, 17:24
The agreement is designed to regulate issues related to international transportation of passengers and cargoes between Belarus and the UK, including transit through their territories.
Belarus' industrial output up by 0.9% up in January-February 2019
18 March, 17:06
In January-February 2019 Belarus' industrial output totaled Br17.8 billion in current prices or 100.9% in comparable prices as against January-February 2018, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee of Belarus.
Over 250 deironing water stations to be built in Belarus in 2019
18 March, 16:36
In 2018 we put 41 deironing stations into operation. In 2019 plans are in place to build more than 250 deironing stations. All in all, we are planning to build around 1,400 deironing stations, to drill wells and conduct other activities to ensure all residents with high-quality drinking water by 2025, Marina Tolstik said.
Ambassador Kezban Nilvana Darama
Belarus, Turkey discuss trade, investments ahead of Lukashenko's visit
18 March, 12:08
Belarus and Turkey hold similar views regarding the development of cooperation. We seek to increase the flight frequency, develop trade and economic relations in a more balanced way, step up efforts to attract more Turkish investors to the Belarusian economy, and promote tourism, Kezban Nilvana Darama said.
An archive photo
Belarus to set up united business promotion authority
18 March, 09:26
Work is underway to draft a regulatory act to establish a united specialized business promotion organization that will be backed by existing business promotion centers while operating in the regions.
Photo courtesy of the Embassy of Belarus in China
Belarus negotiating better access to Chinese market
15 March, 19:57
The sides summed up results of last year's work and cooperation plans for 2019, including broader access of Belarusian products to the Chinese market. Favorable foreign trade conditions were discussed as well as ways to expedite container train traffic between China and Europe via Belarus.
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