BelCCI lauded for doing great job assisting Belarusian companies to tap into new markets
Mogilev hosted a regional meeting of members of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry to elect delegates to the 12th Congress of the BelCCI, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI). The event was attended by BelCCI Chairman Mikhail Myatlikov, Deputy Chairman of the Mogilev Oblast Executive Committee Ruslan Strakhar, Deputy Director of the Department of Foreign Economic Activity - Head of the Department for...
Belarus, Russia's Yugra find much common ground for cooperation
Belarus and Russia's Yugra have plenty of common ground for cooperation, Chairman of the Standing Commission on Regional Policy and Local Self-Government of the Council of the Republic Mikhail Rusy told the media after the meeting with the delegation of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug–Yugra of Russia led by Deputy Governor Roman Genkel, BelTA has learned. “This region is unique and interesting for joint work. However, the current volume of mutual trade is not satisfactory while...
Net FDI in Belarusian economy up 1.5 times
The net inflow of foreign direct investment in the Belarusian economy has increased by 1.5 times, BelTA learned from the press service of the Economy Ministry. “In H1 2022, the Belarusian economy received $4.3 billion of foreign investments. Foreign direct investment (FDI) accounts for the major share (over 88%). Their volume increased by 4.4%. Foreign direct investment on a net basis increased most significantly (by 45.8%). Investors began to reinvest profits more often (an...
Opinion: Direct cultural contacts in the Union State are of crucial importance
Direct contacts between figures of culture and talented young people in Belarus and Russia are extremely important, head of the representation of the Standing Committee of the Belarus-Russia Union State in Minsk Marianna Shchetkina said at the plenary session of the forum “Cultural Space of Russia and Belarus as a basis of the ideology of the Union State” in Brest, BelTA has learned. “In order to form a single cultural and informational space, we need to work together. Direct...
Agriculture ministry approves plan for autumn sowing in Belarus in 2022
The Agriculture and Food Ministry of Belarus has approved the plan for autumn field works in 2022, BelTA informs citing the information posted on the website of the ministry. The area under winter crops to be used as grain should be 1,908,300 hectares, of which 1,480,500 hectares should be allocated for winter cereals, 427,800 hectares for cruciferous vegetables (including 2,5400 hectares for winter rapeseed to be used as grain). The area under winter crops to be used as green...
Lukashenko views global food insecurity as chance for Belarus' agriculture
The current situation on the global food market is a chance for Belarus' agricultural sector, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said during his working trip to Postavy District, Vitebsk Oblast on 5 August, BelTA has learned. “We discussed in detail the importance of this year's harvest campaign for Belarus at the last meeting. Issues were identified (there were many of them in Vitebsk Oblast, Gomel Oblast and Mogilev Oblast), and concrete solutions were proposed,”...
Belarus' grain harvest reaches 2m tonnes
Belarus has harvested 2 million tonnes of grain so far, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry. “As of early 3 August the grain harvest in the country reached 1,944,000 tonnes. The figure will be considerably higher by the end of the day,” the press service said. Grain and leguminous crops (excluding maize, buckwheat and millet) have been cropped from 24.4% of the targeted area. Harvesting was completed on 45.4% of the area...
Lukashenko wants Belarusian companies to build strong foothold on domestic market
Belarusian manufacturers should build a strong presence on the domestic market, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he toured the Stolitsa shopping mall in the center of Minsk, BelTA has learned. The head of state dropped by a store of a well-known Belarusian confectionery brand. He was informed that the departure of a number of foreign suppliers vacated some niches in this market segment. The head of state set a task to make the most of this situation and increase the...
Lukashenko wants better results from Mogilev Oblast
Mogilev Oblast should achieve better results, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he heard out a report by Mogilev Oblast Governor Anatoly Isachenko, BelTA has learned. The head of state noted that Anatoly Isachenko has been running the region for only six months. Yet, he is not new to the region, he had previously worked there in various roles, and therefore he knows the situation on the ground well. “Given your work here, in the center [before his appointment to...
About 70,000 people visit festival in Alexandria
About 70,000 people visited the festival Alexandria Gathers Friends in Shklov District, Mogilev Oblast, BelTA learned from Deputy Head of the Mogilev Oblast Public Security Police Department Sergei Volkov. “Shklov District hosted one of the biggest festivals of the summer – Kupala Night. A huge number of visitors flocked to the banks of the Dnieper River that connects Vitebsk Oblast and Mogilev Oblast. Dozens of thousands of guests and participants, over half a thousand artisans...
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