Updated at 11:50,16-10-2017

Trade Ministry suspends operation of 254 shops and cafes

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The results came after the Ministry received greater authority.

Since the Trade Ministry received more powers, it has suspended the activities of 254 facilities. The decree on additional measures to protect the rights of consumers was signed by Alyaksandr Lukashenka on 5 December 2014.

It happened about 7.5 months ago. It turns out that on average the Trade Ministry daily suspended operations of one facility and worked non-stop. This information was announced during a press conference of Deputy Minister of Trade Iryna Narkevich.

But the Ministry noted that the figure is relatively small if we consider the percentage of all the facilities controled by the ministry. Thus, the Ministry controls about 100 thousand food and trade facilities.

Foreigners in Belarus acquired the system Tax Free goods 13 billion.