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Doing business in Belarus

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An overview of the resources on this site to help you set up a company and do business in Belarus…

What’s the best way to establish contacts and find a business partner?

Finding the right business partner is the key to success in the country.

You can do a certain amount of research yourself, but there are also lots of agencies in Belarus that can help you

Do you need to register a company in Belarus?

This depends on the kind of business you want to run. If you want to trade with Belarus then there is no need to register a company, although there are now many international companies in Belarus that have done so.

Indeed, if you are serious about the market and intend to stay for the long term, then having a presence in Belarus can help build relationships and contacts and establish trust between you and your partners.

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How do you set up a business in Belarus?

Setting up a company has become much simpler and quicker in recent years. State organisations and Belarus banks alike have taken steps to make themselves more accessible to foreigners.

Find out all about setting up a company in Belarus

What are the legal implications?

If you are thinking of doing business in Belarus, it’s advisable is to find a good local lawyer. Your lawyer will be able to help you understand the legal requirements and help you through the process.

They will also be able to advise you on the latest employment law and commercial law in Belarus.

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