Co-Chair of the Republican Confederation of Entrepreneurship assumes that it is better to admit devaluation and start living anew than to agonize and still go through it later with bigger losses.
31.12.2014 | 09:36
A 30% levy on purchasing currency made Belarusan businessmen freeze in anticipation. The only business that functions today is retailing, as it sells goods that were already imported to the country.
28.12.2014 | 09:26
The state budget for 2015 is a special one: this is the period of president elections. However, this time external economic conditions don’t allow the authorities to openly buy votes.
11.12.2014 | 09:27
The chief economic events for October in Belarus include ratification of the EEU, continued fighting over re-export of banned European food to Russia, and an argument over Russia’s oil tax maneuver.
07.11.2014 | 10:53
Lack of Belarusan exports’ variety makes wage growth impossible due to problems with sales in Russia. Moreover, Belarus’ economic authorities are no longer obliged to prove economy’s social successes.
30.10.2014 | 11:36
To contain inflation in Belarus and reduce external imbalances in Belarus subsidised lending is to be sharply curtailed and salaries in the remaining period of the current year shouldn’t be raised.
29.10.2014 | 09:26
Either Miasnikovich makes statements as an independent politician, which is hard to believe, or he didn’t quite understand what he said regarding unification of Russia’s and Belarus’ payment systems.
27.10.2014 | 08:02
Rosselhoznadzor informed Minselhozprod that starting from October 20 limitations on import of plant products from Belarus are introduced. The decision is made after several warnings about re-export.
15.10.2014 | 08:15
If Russia doesn’t make good on its promise to quit WTO, it will have to raise energy prices to their level for the West. Thus, Belarus will have this source of revenues for 2-3 more years.
09.10.2014 | 09:53
Belarus’ authorities seek to expand cooperation with the EU and the US as well as to get aid from international financial institutions so that to reduce the growing financial dependence on Kremlin.
01.10.2014 | 10:39
For Lukashenka, the Eurasian Union does not present itself as a union of values, but rather a means of extracting as many economic benefits as possible to support his regime, writes Vadzim Smok.
30.09.2014 | 11:28
Proper local elections should be a long-term goal, even if for now it sounds unreal. To make it real local anti-corruption activists, independent media and grassroots initiatives need serious support.
27.09.2014 | 10:08