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29 May 2020
MINSK, 29 May (BelTA) – The products of the Belarusian steel mill BMZ will go to Ukraine via the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE), BelTA learned from spokesman for the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange Roman Yaniv. “Today, the BUCE has launched weekly trading in BMZ products on the Ukrainian market. In line with the agreement with the BMZ, only one commodity position, i.e. reinforcing bar A500C, will be exported at the initial stage, with the supply to the border of...
13 May 2020
MINSK (BelTA) – Foreign investors injected $2.8 billion into the real sector of Belarusian economy (apart from banks) in January-March 2020, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee. Among the main investors in Belarus were economic entities of Russia (35.7% of the total), Cyprus (15%), and Austria (8.4%). Foreign direct investments (FDI) made up $2.1 billion, or 75.1% of the total foreign investments. In Q1 2020, Belarusian organizations (apart from banks) invested a total of...
8 May 2020
MINSK, 8 May (BelTA) – The Belarusian parliament have set the country's presidential election for 9 August, BelTA has learned. Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko stressed that the MPs are in for a serious and responsible political organizational work taking into account the importance of this political event for the country. According to Vladimir Andreichenko, this work will be conducted both in the parliament and election constituencies “to ensure that the...
30 April 2020
MINSK (BelTA) – An investment project to build the Gomel-Gorki trunk line will be implemented in 2020-2023 for the sake of diversifying oil import to Belarus. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed the relevant executive order on 29 April, BelTA has learned. OAO Gomeltransneft Druzhba is the customer for the services of designing and building the trunk line. The industrial group Belorusneft is the general design company and the general contractor for the project. Central government...
8 April 2020
MINSK, 8 April (BelTA) – A delegation of the World Health Organization arrived in Belarus in the evening of 7 April, BelTA learned from the press service of the Healthcare Ministry. The delegation includes three experts. The mission will work in Belarus from 8 April till 11 April. The WHO experts will assess the situation and the adequacy of coronavirus containment efforts in Belarus and analyze clinical protocols and approaches to providing medical help. The WHO specialists will inspect...
25 March 2020
MINSK (BelTA) – Belarus' Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection calls to join the Earth Hour-2020 and switch off the lights on buildings on 28 March for an hour from 20.30 to 21.30, Tatiana Kononchuk, the head of the central office for environmental policy, international cooperation, and science at the Belarusian Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Ministry, told the media in Minsk on 24 March, BelTA has learned. “The Ministry of Natural Resources and...
18 March 2020
MINSK (BelTA) – The Belarusian manufacturer of agricultural machines Gomselmash starts shipping 20 grain harvesters KZS-812 to Zimbabwe, BelTA has learned from the press service of Gomselmash. According to the deputy director of the sales and maintenance center Evgeny Mezhenny, the machines will be sent in several shipments within two weeks. Five harvesters will be shipped on 17 March. Another five will be dispatched at the end of the week and the remaining ten - next week. Two ports will...
13 March 2020
MINSK (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed a decree on encouraging the use of electric vehicles, the press service of the head of state told BelTA. The decree stipulates measures to fuel demand for electric vehicles and encourage the creation of the necessary vehicle charging infrastructure and aftersales service infrastructure in the country. In particular, owners of electric vehicles will not have to pay the public roads usage tax. Natural persons will be exempt...
5 March 2020
MINSK (BelTA) – The National Agency of Investment and Privatization (NAIP) of Belarus has become a member of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), the agency's representatives told BelTA. The WAIPA membership will allow the NAIP to increase trust of foreign companies, improve the country's investment climate, and will give access to WAIPA's publications and researches, which can be used as guidelines for attracting foreign investors. WAIPA was established under the...
26 February 2020
MINSK, 26 February (BelTA) – The IBU Open European Championships will kick off in the Raubichi Olympic Center near Minsk on 26 February, BelTA has learned. The solemn opening ceremony is scheduled for 11:00. The championships will begin at 13:00 with the Men Super Sprint Qualification. Belarus will be represented by Viktar Kryuko, Raman Yaliotnau, Anton Smolski, Mikita Labastau, Sergei Bocharnikov, and Maksim Varabei. The women's event will feature Belarusian biathletes Iryna Kryuko, Hanna...

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8 April 2020
GOMEL (BelTA) – The Gomel Oblast electric company RUP Gomelenergo intends to add ten electric cars to its vehicle fleet in 2020, the company’s Press Secretary Oksana Shaporova told BelTA. Since May 2019 Gomelenergo has bought seven electric cars, which are used for company needs. Gomelenergo electricians use the cars to provide services to customers. The electric cars have a number of advantages. Electricity is cheaper than conventional fuel. The cars need no engine oil or cooling...
11 February 2020
 GOMEL (BelTA) – Shares owned by Gomel Oblast authorities in over 30 public joint-stock companies (OAO) are available for sale via auctions or tenders this year, representatives of the State Property Committee of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee told BelTA. Shares of 15 public joint-stock companies are available for sale via auctions. The packages vary from 10.5% to 90.8% of the charter capital. The choice includes agribusiness companies, transport companies, trade and hotel...
5 February 2020
DOBRUSH(BelTA) – The plant to produce cardboard in Dobrush will go operational by the end of 2020, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko told journalists as he visited Dobrush Paper Factory on 4 February, BelTA has learned. “By the end of the year the factory will start working in the routine mode. It will operate at its full capacity,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said. According to him, all the works will be completed mainly by Belarusian enterprises. The equipment will be launched by an...
29 January 2020
GOMEL(BelTA) – The harvester R&D center of the Belarusian agricultural machinery manufacturer OAO Gomselmash tested about 20 samples of new products in 2019, BelTA has learned. The company offers new products every year. The products are made possible thanks to efforts of Gomselmash's harvester R&D center. The product list includes harvesters, power units, and harvester cutter bars. For instance, the division has finished testing the rotary grain harvester KZS-1119R, which will soon be...
15 January 2020
RECHITSA DISTRICT(BelTA) – The Belarusian industrial group Belorusneft has discovered three new deposits of hydrocarbon resources in Rechitsa District, Gomel Oblast, BelTA has learned. The new oil extraction potential was uncovered in the southern block of the Gartsevskoye oil field of the Pripyat Trough. The discovered deposits represent strata of the Sargayev horizon, the Semiluki horizon, and the Voronezh horizon. While probing deposits of the Voronezh horizon over 4,000m below the...
10 January 2020
GOMEL, 10 January (BelTA) – The Belarusian industrial group Belorusneft intends to increase the number of car charging stations all over the country up to 500 in 2021, the company’s press service told BelTA. Belorusneft is working hard to expand the chain of car charging stations. Plans are in place to install about 150 electric vehicle charging stations in Minsk in 2020. As many as 54 stations were commissioned in the nation’s capital last year. A significant number of them were...

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