Recession in Russia and low commodity prices have a major impact on Belarus’s economy, which is expected to contract by 3% in 2016 and by 1% in 2017 as external shocks have an enduring impact on it.
05.05.2016 | 11:04
Belarus may adjust the dynamics of GDP decline by reducing costs in the industry. Only at oil prices higher than $50 per barrel Belarus may achieve the economic performance comparable with 2015.
02.05.2016 | 11:24
The government will provide bank guarantees and subsidize loan interest rates to pay for agricultural crop supply in 2016. Compared with 2015, such soft loans will be reduced by 20%.
29.04.2016 | 10:52
Belarus supports the idea to create a global mechanism of Internet regulation, stated Lukashenka at the meeting with the Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union Houlin Zhao.
21.04.2016 | 10:18
Belarusian nuclear power plant in Astravets represents one of the most successful projects in the countries embarking on the development of nuclear energy industry, IAEA experts assume.
20.04.2016 | 08:28
In 2015, exports of IT services by exceeded $700 million. The industry’s success is due to tax benefits, high quality of Belarusian specialists, and limited abilities of the state to interfere.
10.04.2016 | 10:46
This brief uses Economic Complexity Index (ECI) to discuss economic diversity of transition economies in post-Soviet decades, and the relations between economic diversification and per capita income.
09.04.2016 | 10:49
By giving up on serious economic reforms in favour of increasing Belarus’s external debt, Lukashenka once again proved he is first and foremost a tactician, not a strategist, writes Kamil Kłysiński.
04.04.2016 | 11:09
Belarus is a country better known for its Soviet-style economy and often dubbed “Europe’s last dictatorship”. Yet one industry has escaped government interference: IT. And it’s thriving.
03.04.2016 | 09:26
The removal of sanctions against Belarus earlier this year led to increased interest from institutional investors such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, writes Yarik Kryvoi.
26.03.2016 | 09:03
EU has lifted sanctions from Belarus, which is giving new opportunities for the country to use its Astravets nuclear power plant (NPP) which is currently in construction, writes Beata Stur.
21.03.2016 | 11:22
Prominent businessman Yauhen Baskin and several top managers with his company SZAT Servolux were arrested by KGB on March 14 just days after Yury Chyzh’s arrest on suspicion of felony.
16.03.2016 | 08:13
Work will be built on the basis of the Belarus government action program, informed the First Deputy Economy Minister Aliaksandr Zabarouski at the session of the House of Representatives.
04.03.2016 | 09:24
The 17th Assembly of Business Circles took place in Minsk with the slogan "Challenge the crisis"; the moods among business leaders varied from cautious optimism to anticipations of near disaster.
04.03.2016 | 08:15