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Minsk National Airport reaches another passenger milestone
4 January, 16:24
The Minsk National Airport handled 4,536,618 flyers in 2018, up 10.3% over 2017. The number of departures from the Minsk National Airport made up 26,082 in 2018, up 6.6% over 2017.
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Online sales of Belarusian Railways tickets gain traction
4 January, 13:59
In 2018 nearly 2.6 million citizens opted for buying their Belarusian Railways tickets online, 22.4% up from 2017. Passengers also like buying their tickets via self-service kiosks. As many as 1.4 million tickets were sold via the kiosks in 2018, 40% up from 2017.
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Belarus' gold, forex reserves at $7.16bn
4 January, 10:42
In December 2018, the country's gold and foreign currency reserves shrank by $282.3 million (or 3.8%) following the November growth by $332.3 million (or 4.7%).
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Belarusian farmers told to prepare agricultural machines for spring field work by 25 March
3 January, 19:57
A number of agricultural enterprises selected by the oblast administrations will get subsidies to pay some of the interest rate on the loans Belarusian banks will grant in 2019 to finance field work. The subsidies will be disbursed by the central state budget every month in 2019-2020.
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New company registered in China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone
3 January, 16:20
OOO Wiseasy International Bel (China) is the new resident. It has been founded by Wiseasy Company, a leading vendor of business analysis hardware in China. Wiseasy products are exported to over 60 countries across the globe.
Petrol and diesel prices down in Belarus
3 January, 12:18
Belneftekhim Concern explained that other chain operators may also reduce prices for fuel. “We set ceiling prices and filling stations may offer discounts,” Belneftekhim informed.
Indicators to evaluate performance of Belarusian government agencies in 2019 approved
2 January, 19:57
The number includes GDP (104% as against 2018), the export of merchandise and services (105.4%), real disposable income of individuals (103.4%), net foreign direct investments ($1.6 billion).
Belarusian defense export in 2018 past $1bn
2 January, 19:16
The State Military Industrial Committee of Belarus puts a lot of effort into developing promising areas of research – design schools, rocket engineering, instrument-making for space industry, electronics, information and communication technologies, robot technologies.
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Investors from USA interested in capabilities of IT industry in Brest
2 January, 18:47
The agreement to arrange a visit was reached as top officials of the Brest Branch of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry attended the 2nd European Innovation Week in Lublin, Poland in September.
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FM: Belarus ready to offer preferences to Japanese business
2 January, 13:44
Japan is of huge interest to us. Indeed, we are expanding trade and economic contacts – our trade was estimated at some $120 million in January-October this year. However, we believe that our potential is far from being exhausted, Vladimir Makei said.
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