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15 May 2018
All branches of Belarusian economy encouraged to embrace digital transformation All branches of Belarusian economy encouraged to embrace digital transformation
"Any digital transformation contains several components, which absolutely everyone has. Infrastructure is the first one. Education is the second one. The ecosystem or the legal environment where they are being implemented and where various technical solutions are being introduced is the third one"...
15 May 2018
Kalinin: Belarus invests about Br600m in IT annually Kalinin: Belarus invests about Br600m in IT annually
"A lot has been done to develop the IT country. The state program for the development of electronic technology and information society for 2016-2020 is currently in force. Decree No. 8 has created unprecedented conditions for the development of IT industry in our country"...
15 May 2018
Belarus-Tajikistan continued partnership reaffirmed Belarus-Tajikistan continued partnership reaffirmed
"We’ve agreed to encourage investments into the establishment of effective joint enterprises by every means possible, including in our free economic zones. We’ve agreed to continue working to enable favorable conditions for the work of Tajik and Belarusian investors"...
15 May 2018
Lukashenko: Belarus ready to work with Tajikistan in all areas Lukashenko: Belarus ready to work with Tajikistan in all areas
The president is confident that the bilateral relations will be further developed through the roadmap of Belarus-Tajikistan cooperation for 2019-2020. The document envisages a wide range of cooperation areas...
15 May 2018
Belarus’ National Development Strategy seen as key tool for achieving SDGs Belarus’ National Development Strategy seen as key tool for achieving SDGs
The system of indicators will be formed according to two key directions: based on global SDG indicators and on national priorities, goals and objectives...
15 May 2018
Rahmon: Tajikistan values multifaceted ties with Belarus Rahmon: Tajikistan values multifaceted ties with Belarus
In his words, such a joint approach and a high level of mutual trust create a solid foundation for taking the bilateral partnership to a new level...
15 May 2018
Cooperation with Georgia viewed as important for Belarus Cooperation with Georgia viewed as important for Belarus
"We seek to develop mutually beneficial equal cooperation. That was demonstrated by the visit of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko to Georgia in March this year. The visit, we believe, was very productive"...
15 May 2018
Close attention paid to digital transformation of Belarusian economy, state administration Close attention paid to digital transformation of Belarusian economy, state administration
"The president has outlined the policy for the country’s future development: building an IT country"...
15 May 2018
Lukashenko: Belarus welcomes Tajikistan’s achievements, ready to develop cooperation Lukashenko: Belarus welcomes Tajikistan’s achievements, ready to develop cooperation
“I would like to see Tajikistan join the most developed and advanced countries as this ancient great nation deserves it. You have done a lot for this. I am here to help our ties grow stronger,” Alexander Lukashenko said...
15 May 2018
China’s Hubei Province to increase investment in Belarus China’s Hubei Province to increase investment in Belarus
“Your country is located in the center of Europe and has good potential for cooperation in logistics and trade. These advantages should be actively used with mutual benefit. The international seminar will help strengthen the partnership between Hubei and Belarus”...
14 May 2018
Minsk to host EaP informal ministerial dialogue in June Minsk to host EaP informal ministerial dialogue in June
She emphasized that the holding of such an event in Minsk shows the potential for cooperation in the Eastern Partnership program. "We are working on harmonizing digital markets in the EU. This is our goal. For us Belarus is an important country in this matter"...
14 May 2018
Call to make EAEU attractive to third countries Call to make EAEU attractive to third countries
“We cannot, however, make hasty decisions, especially if countries are not ready to establish closer contacts with our union. The EAEU must show it is attractive to third countries”...
14 May 2018
EAEU criticized for placing corporate interests first EAEU criticized for placing corporate interests first
"Initially we set up the union to promote economic cooperation and build a system of equal market relations. However, politics regularly interferes with trade"...
14 May 2018
TIBO contributes to Belarus’ IT country concept TIBO contributes to Belarus’ IT country concept
"This year’s forum is marking its 25th anniversary and is held during the period declared by the president and the government of our country as the key moment for the development of digital economy"...
14 May 2018
Belarus’ ambassador on trade with Tajikistan, Belarusian furniture in Rahmon’s residence Belarus’ ambassador on trade with Tajikistan, Belarusian furniture in Rahmon’s residence
In 2017 the trade between Belarus and Tajikistan made up $42.9 million, up more than two times over 2016. the growth continues in 2018...
14 May 2018
Nikol Pashinyan sees big untapped potential in Belarus-Armenia relations Nikol Pashinyan sees big untapped potential in Belarus-Armenia relations
"We need to work in this direction. Armenia has a lot which may interest Belarusian business. The same is true about Belarus"...
14 May 2018
Lukashenko: There are no and will be no problems in the relations with Armenia Lukashenko: There are no and will be no problems in the relations with Armenia
“It is very important for me to tell you about Belarus and our attitude to the fraternal Armenian people and to your state. Therefore, this meeting is very important”...
14 May 2018
Belarus seen among China’s key Belt and Road partners Belarus seen among China’s key Belt and Road partners
The Belarusian-Chinese cooperation has been steadily developing, with the number of joint projects gradually increasing...
14 May 2018
Belarusian-Russian consent on gas pricing formula expected by 1 July 2019 Belarusian-Russian consent on gas pricing formula expected by 1 July 2019
The deputy prime minister explained that Belarus is interested in buying Russian gas at a price, which is tied to the Russian domestic price for natural gas...
11 May 2018
Ambassador: Japan’s business wants to run projects in Great Stone Ambassador: Japan’s business wants to run projects in Great Stone
The presentation of Belarus’ investment potential took place during the first Belarus-Japan Economic Forum that was held in Japan on 9-11 May...
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