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Helpful contacts for foreign businesses in Belarus

Useful business contacts in Belarus
Useful business contacts in Belarus

Doing business in Belarus? Find out which organisations and ministries can help

The National Agency of Investment and Privatisation

The National Agency of Investment and Privatisation was set up to attract inward investment and help international companies in Belarus.

Services for foreign investors in Belarus include:

  • preparing investment proposals
  • looking for potential investors
  • research and analysis for potential investors
  • facilitating interaction with Government bodies and national institutions
  • arranging meetings with Government officials and others
  • introductions between Belarus businesses and foreign partners
  • newsletters and market research
  • support and guidance

Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is one of the main public organisations representing international trade in Belarus.

This organisation helps with many aspects of business in Belarus, including:

  • finding business partners for foreign businesses
  • help for Belarusian companies trading abroad
  • legal and commercial advice
  • translation and interpreting

The Belarusian CCI head office is in Minsk. It is represented in many countries as the Embassy of Belarus, and also has offices in Minsk and in the regions of Belarus:

Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange

Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) is the only mercantile exchange in the Republic of Belarus and one of the largest spot exchanges in Eastern Europe. BUCE’s main function is assisting Belarusian companies with sales of their products in foreign markets and helping foreign companies to access the Belarusian market.

BUCE’s key advantages:

  • market pricing based on supply and demand;
  • simplified access to the market of Belarus and Eurasian Economic Union (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia);
  • consolidated database of buyers and sellers from 57 countries;
  • free accreditation and training;
  • electronic documentation;
  • online access to the trading system;
  • complete security of exchange transactions;
  • expert examination of exchange commodities;
  • transportation and logistics services;
  • quick settlement of disputes through arbitration.

BUCE has branches in all the regional centers of the Republic of Belarus as well as offices in Russia, Lithuania and Latvia.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the Government Ministry responsible for implementing foreign policy. It also works to encourage foreign investment into the economy of Belarus and international trade.

Ministry of Economy

The Ministry of Economy is the Government Ministry responsible for fostering economic ties with other countries and developing the economy of Belarus.

Useful business contacts in Belarus

National Agency of Investment and Privatisation
14 Bersona Street, Minsk, 220030, Belarus
Tel: (375 17) 200-81-75, (375 17) 200-52-89, (375 29) 794-09-91 (МТС),
(375 29) 690-09-44 (Velcom)
Fax: (375 17) 226-47-98
Email: mail@investinbelarus.by

Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
11 Kommunisticheskaya Street, Minsk, 220029, Belarus
Tel: (375 17) 290-72-49 
Fax: (375 17) 290-72-48, (375 17) 237-79-71
Email: mbox@cci.by 
Department of Foreign Economic Cooperation

Tel: (375 17) 290-72-76

Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange
2-200 Kazintsa Street, Minsk, 220099, Belarus 
Tel: (375 17) 224-48-25
E-mail: info@butb.by
Foreign Economic Relations Office
Tel: (375 17) 309-32-88
Email: a.bashliy@butb.by

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
19 Lenina Street, Minsk, 220030, Belarus
Tel: (375 17) 327-29-22
Fax: (375 17) 210-42-50, (375 17) 327-45-21 
Email: mail@mfa.gov.by

Ministry of Economy
14 Bersona Street, Minsk, 220030, Belarus
Tel: (375 17) 222-60-48
Fax: (375 17) 200-37-77
Email: minec@economy.gov.by, contact@economy.gov.by

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