30 March 2022
MINSK, 30 March (BelTA) – China has become one of the three largest buyers of rapeseed oil at the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange, spokesman for BUCE Roman Yaniv told BelTA.
In the first quarter of 2022, China ranked third among the largest buyers of rapeseed oil at the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange. Following the increase in the number of Chinese buyers and transactions, sales of rapeseed oil to China surged by 67% in value terms year-on-year to $2.2 million....
22 March 2022
MINSK, 22 March (BelTA) – The Belarusian government has banned the export of grain products used as animal feed and the export of certain types of industrial goods, BelTA informs citing the official Telegram channel of the Council of Ministers.
The first resolution approved the ban on the export of feed grain, including protein raw materials for the feed industry. This move seeks to ensure the stable operation of animal husbandry. The document expands the list stipulated by the...
18 March 2022
In an interview with the Japanese TV channel TBS Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko spoke at length about the situation in Ukraine, ways of resolving the conflict, and Belarus’ stance on the matter, BelTA has learned.
The interview lasted for about an hour and a half. A considerable part of the interview was dedicated to the situation in the region, in particular, events in Ukraine, security problems, opportunities for a peaceful resolution of the conflict, and Belarus’ role in...
12 March 2022
Press Secretary of the Belarusian President Natalya Eismont told BelTA about new details of the talks between Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin held in Moscow.
“As a matter of priority, the heads of state discussed in detail the situation in the world, in the region, with a focus on Ukraine. One of the main topics in this regard was progress in the peace talks taking place in Belarus and the positions of the Russian and Ukrainian...
22 February 2022
MINSK, 22 February (BelTA) – Early voting for the constitutional referendum has started in Belarus. It will be running from 22 to 26 February. It will be meant for voters unable to vote on election day, 27 February, BelTA informs.
A total of 5,510 polling stations have been set up in Belarus, including 883 in Brest Oblast, 714 in Vitebsk Oblast, 977 in Gomel Oblast, 608 in Grodno Oblast, 929 in Minsk Oblast, 707 in Mogilev Oblast, and 692 in the city of Minsk. A total of 217...
11 February 2022
MINSK, 11 February (BelTA) - In 2021, Belarus' exports of food products and agricultural raw materials totaled $6.7 billion, up by 17.3% over 2020. This is a record high figure for Belarus, Agriculture and Food Minister Igor Brylo said at a press conference in Minsk on 11 February, BelTA has learned.
"Exports in 2020 amounted to $5.8 billion. In 2021 we approached the mark of $6.7 billion," said Igor Brylo. “In 2021 the major market for us was the Russian Federation. Last year it...
2 February 2022
MINSK, 2 February (BelTA) – The Belarusian Economy Ministry and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have worked out instructions for promptly starting and developing one's business in the regions, the ministry's press service told BelTA.
The source said: “How can one open a barbershop or an online shop? How can one start or expand a business specializing in education services or tourism? How can one organize the production of cheese, apparel and accessories,...
26 January 2022
MINSK, 26 January (BelTA) – Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Aleinik met with Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Ante Jozic on 25 January, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BelTA.
Sergei Aleinik and Ante Jozic discussed matters on the bilateral agenda. They reaffirmed mutual interest in invigorating Belarus-Vatican cooperation, the press service said.
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20 January 2022
MINSK, 20 January (BelTA) – Resident companies of the Hi-Tech Park (HTP) are featured in the ranking of the world's best developers of mobile applications and games, BelTA informs citing the HTP website.
“HTP resident companies specializing in development of mobile applications and games performed exceptionally well in 2021. This is evidenced by the State of Mobile 2021 annual report prepared by the U.S agency App Annie,” the HTP said.
For example, Flo Health's women's...
11 January 2022
MINSK, 11 January (BelTA) – The international exhibition Belagro 2022 will take place in the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone on 7-11 June, BelTA learned from Minskexpo.
The annual forum Belagro reviews international experience in agro-industrial engineering and serves as a platform to find innovative solutions in the field of environmentally safe materials and waste-free technologies. A special exposition of achievements of Belarusian farmers is organized annually by...