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30 Apr 2019
EAEU urged to deal with rising number of trade barriers EAEU urged to deal with rising number of trade barriers
However, there is still a number of unresolved issues, Sergei Rumas note. "The key goal of the EAEU was to form an effective internal market of the member states with all four freedoms. There are still a lot of challenges on this way"...
30 Apr 2019
China-Belarus industrial park envisaged as major manufacturing, logistics hub China-Belarus industrial park envisaged as major manufacturing, logistics hub
"We see this pearl. It is one of the largest parks of this kind. I am sure that in the near future it will become a major center for not only manufacturing but for the logistics of selling cutting-edge innovative products and goods"...
30 Apr 2019
Ambassador: Belarus-Sweden trade, economic cooperation evolving rapidly Ambassador: Belarus-Sweden trade, economic cooperation evolving rapidly
The export of services has been one of contributors to growth. A special interest is in the Belarusian IT-sector, according to the diplomat. two Swedish companies have registered with the Hi-Tech Park just recently...
29 Apr 2019
OSCE PA Silk Road Support Group declaration based on mutual interests OSCE PA Silk Road Support Group declaration based on mutual interests
Boleslav Pirshtuk stated that the issues raised at the international parliamentary conference in Minsk were consonant with the themes touched upon at the 2nd Belt and Road Forum of International Cooperation in Beijing last week...
29 Apr 2019
Belarus’ interest in developing local self-government noted Belarus’ interest in developing local self-government noted
"We’ve already had multiple fruitful discussions at the level of the Council of the Republic and the country’s leadership. Today we’ve seen how much the Belarus president is dedicated to and intent on developing and enhancing the sphere of local regional authorities"...
29 Apr 2019
Belarus supports China's initiative to create digital Silk Road Belarus supports China's initiative to create digital Silk Road
"We support China’s initiative to create the digital Silk Road and would like to join it in order to build up our capacities of delivering goods by dint of cargo handling automation. To accelerate movement of goods and passenger flows it will make sense to synchronize actions of the countries that host Asia-Europe land routes"...
29 Apr 2019
Congress of Local and Regional Authorities eager to step up dialogue with Belarus Congress of Local and Regional Authorities eager to step up dialogue with Belarus
Anders Knape noted that during the meeting both sides agreed it is very important to advance cooperation between the Council of Europe, the congress, and Belarus...
29 Apr 2019
OSCE ready for closer cooperation with Belarus OSCE ready for closer cooperation with Belarus
During the meeting the parties talked over the regional agenda with the focus on the security situation and economic development of states...
29 Apr 2019
Andreichenko: Social justice at the heart of Helsinki 2 and new Silk Road Andreichenko: Social justice at the heart of Helsinki 2 and new Silk Road
“The deep meaning of these initiatives is in ensuring social justice, which is in great demand around the world today. Moreover, they can be considered as important international instruments to implement the Sustainable Development Strategy”...
29 Apr 2019
OSCE PA looks to open dialogue in Minsk OSCE PA looks to open dialogue in Minsk
Minsk is hosting the 2nd International Parliamentary Conference of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly's Silk Road Support Group “Belt and Road: strengthening cooperation for sustainable development and prosperity"...
26 Apr 2019
Belarus-Uzbekistan Forum of Regions to bolster bilateral ties Belarus-Uzbekistan Forum of Regions to bolster bilateral ties
“We are ready to discuss the preparations for the forum to make it most useful for the two countries,” Marianna Shchetkina noted...
26 Apr 2019
Russia hopes for constructive settlement of oil quality problem Russia hopes for constructive settlement of oil quality problem
“I hope that the great work that was done to prepare this meeting on our part and on the part of our colleagues, comprehensive analysis of the situation and events, measures worked out and discussed will contribute to the prompt and efficient solution of the problem and enable us to resume normal operation of the whole system”...
26 Apr 2019
Belarusian losses from polluted Russian oil emphasized Belarusian losses from polluted Russian oil emphasized
“The delivery of poor-quality raw materials has led to the abnormal operation of Belarusian oil refineries, resulting in lower output of oil products and our failure to deliver products to customers. The state budget of Belarus and oil transport organizations are incurring losses”...
26 Apr 2019
Belarus, China agree to discuss new promising projects Belarus, China agree to discuss new promising projects
"Our bilateral trade, economic, and political relations have been steadily developing. We, as it was noted during the meeting between our president with his Chinese counterpart, have absolutely no problems. We support each other in international organizations"...
26 Apr 2019
Belarus hopes for significant boost in cooperation with Serbia Belarus hopes for significant boost in cooperation with Serbia
“I think that during our meeting and my visit to Serbia we will have a serious conversation about our cooperation in the best interests of our people in Serbia and Belarus,” the Belarusian leader remarked...
25 Apr 2019
Integration of Belarusian nuclear power plant into national power grid in progress Integration of Belarusian nuclear power plant into national power grid in progress
The official stressed that the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant is the most important project for the country’s power engineering industry. The nuclear power plant’s integration into the power grid is the second most important one...
24 Apr 2019
Luo Zhanhui: China-Belarus friendship embodies the Great Silk Road spirit Luo Zhanhui: China-Belarus friendship embodies the Great Silk Road spirit
"Bilateral talks will cover such areas as the Belt and Road development and the deepening of interregional cooperation in the Eurasian space. In the process of the Belt and Road construction, China and China fully embodies the Great Silk Road spirit: peace and interaction, openness and inclusivity, mutual benefits"...
24 Apr 2019
Opinion: Belarus is an internationally recognized peacemaking platform Opinion: Belarus is an internationally recognized peacemaking platform
"In recent years Belarus has positioned itself as a successful peacemaking platform. We have hosted a lot of major political events recently. Of course, this is thanks to the strategic position of the state as a whole, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs"...
24 Apr 2019
OSCE PA Silk Road Support Group Conference in Minsk to focus on economy OSCE PA Silk Road Support Group Conference in Minsk to focus on economy
"Belarus would like to once again set up an image platform to attract the attention of major partners. The agenda will chiefly deal with economic matters. This is above all investment attractiveness. Secondly, Belarus is a linking bridge between the Eurasian Economic Union and the European Union"...
24 Apr 2019
Belarus touted as springboard for Bangladesh’s access to EAEU market Belarus touted as springboard for Bangladesh’s access to EAEU market
According to Aleksandr Turchin, Belarus views Bangladesh as an important and promising partner in South Asia...
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