MINSK, 24 February (BelTA) – All the necessary conditions have been created to keep the Belarusian economy growing, Economy Minister Aleksandr Chervyakov said as he delivered a lecture to students and teaching staff of Belarusian-Russian University, BelTA learned from the press service of the Economy Ministry.
The minister gave his take on the geopolitical situation in the world, spoke in detail about the efforts of the government to maintain stable operation of the economic sector and to counter the sanctions. He reviewed performance in 2022 and outlined plans for 2023. “The Belarusian economy is steady and balanced. By now, the necessary conditions have been created to maintain sustainable economic growth. Recovery trends have been observed in manufacturing and construction since January. Agriculture is growing steadily,” said Aleksandr Chervyakov.
The minister dwelled on the need to develop the necessary skill set by students. “The world is changing rapidly. New high-tech industries are emerging, innovative technologies and equipment are being introduced. Employers have increasing requirements for personnel qualifications. It is very important to transform knowledge into specific skills and competencies. Your competitiveness in the labor market and, accordingly, your income will depend on it,” the minister said addressing the students.