Updated at 22:54,20-03-2017

Lukashenko orders to employ all jobless Belarusians by 1 May Kомментарии

16 март 2017, 00:21 | English / Economy

Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko instructed the government to solve the problem of jobs for all the unemployed in Belarus by 1 May. The head of state made the statement at the meeting on topical issues of the country’s development on 9 Read more

Lukashenko appoints new head of Belarus high-tech park Kомментарии

15 март 2017, 23:39 | English / Economy

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko appointed his aide Vsevolod Yanchevsky the new head of the Administration of the High-Tech Park Belarus. Read more

Lukashenka approves draft framework agreement with European Investment Bank Kомментарии

13 март 2017, 12:47 | English / Economy

Alyaksandr Lukashenka has, by his presidential edict, approved a draft framework agreement between Belarus and the European Investment Bank (EIB), reported the press office of the Belarusian leader. Read more

In simple words: What's new about 'freeloaders tax'? Kомментарии

13 март 2017, 12:37 | English / Economy

Meeting with the government top officials on March 9 in Minsk, Alyaksandr Lukashenka announced that the notorious Decree No 3 "On precenting social dependency" would not be revoked. Read more

Medvedev threatens to raise gas prices for countries that will quit EAEC Kомментарии

08 март 2017, 13:51 | Main story / Economy

Belarus and Russia exchanged accusations at the meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek. The head of Belarusian government Andrei Kabyakou said the unresolved problems in Belarus-Russian relations prevented Read more

Hungary counts on Belarusian builders Kомментарии

06 март 2017, 22:51 | English / Economy

Construction companies in Hungary count on builders from Belarus and Ukraine so that they can fill the gap at the local labor market due to migration and economic growth. Read more

Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant is open to international inspectors, energy minister says Kомментарии

02 март 2017, 00:50 | English / Economy

The Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant is open to international inspectors, Energy Minister Uladzimir Patupchyk told reporters in Minsk on February 24, commenting on a remark made by German Chancellor Angela Merkel the previous day that the plant should Read more

Bellehpram CEO: Belarus wants to cooperate with EU in any sphere Kомментарии

24 февраль 2017, 00:19 | English / Economy

Belarus will support cooperation with the EU in all spheres, Bellehpram concern CEO Mikalai Yafimchyk said. Read more

Belarus' GDP 1.5% down in January due to cuts in Russian crude supplies Kомментарии

24 февраль 2017, 00:18 | English / Economy

Belarus lost 1.5% of GDP due to the cuts in Russian crude oil supplies in January 2017, Prime Minister Andrei Kabyakou said on Tuesday at the meeting of the Presidium of the Council of Ministers, which discussed the results of the country's social Read more

Belarus buys 600,000 barrels of Iranian oil in bid to become less dependent on Russia Kомментарии

24 февраль 2017, 00:15 | English / Economy

Belarusian oil company Bel Oil has bought 84,000-ton (600,000 barrels) light and heavy crude oil from National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC). The cargo will be loaded in February, according to NIOC press release of 18 February. Read more


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