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21 May 2019
MINSK, 21 May (BelTA) – Additional security measures will be introduced during the 2nd European Games in Belarus. President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed the corresponding decree on 20 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The document is based on the best domestic and foreign practices of organizing and holding big international sports events. The document is aimed at ramping up security at sports arenas, hotels and other European Games infrastructure...
4 May 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – Test tournaments in rhythmic gymnastics and sports acrobatics kicked off in Minsk Arena on 3 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Gymnastics Association. Taking part in the rhythmic gymnastics tournament are athletes from Belarus, Russia, Austria, Estonia, Moldova, and Romania, including famous Russian gymnasts, multiple world champions Dina Averina and Arina Averina. Belarus is represented by Katsiaryna Halkina, Anastasiia Salos, Alina Harnasko,...
10 April 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – The Days of Belarusian Culture will take place in Japan on 18-21 April, Vasily Golovan, Deputy Head of the State Special Cultural Events Department at the Culture Ministry, told a press conference on 9 April, BelTA has learned. According to Vasily Golovan, such events help popularize the Belarusian culture and improve the country's image in the international arena. Hence, the increased attention is paid to their organization. Honored Artist of Belarus, MP of the House of...
27 March 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – Over 20 production sites will be commissioned in 2019 as part of the national innovative development program for 2016-2020. The figure was mentioned by Chairman of the State Science and Technology Committee Alexander Shumilin before the session of the Council of Ministers' Presidium held on 26 March to discuss the program's progress, BelTA has learned. The official noted that not all the projects had been implemented on time and not everything had been possible to...
26 February 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – The TV channel Euronews has presented an image-building video about Minsk and Belarus for placement in the TV channel's broadcasting schedule, the press service of the Minsk European Games Organizing Committee (MEGOC) told BelTA. The video is already being demonstrated by the TV channel. It tells viewers about Minsk and its suburbs as well as places of interest in the area.     The concept of the video is a product of collaboration of the TV channel...
20 February 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – Belarus First Vice Prime Minister Alexander Turchin held a working meeting with Stadler Rail Group CEO Peter Spuhler, BelTA learned from the press service of the government. The parties discussed further prospects of investment cooperation between Stadler and Belarus. Peter Spuhler informed Alexander Turchin about the plans to set up the production of converters for trams and trains in Belarus. Stadler Minsk plans to promote this product to the markets of the Western...
13 February 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – The 23rd international exhibition Mass Media in Belarus will take place in Minsk on 2-4 May, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Information Ministry. It is expected that the expo will feature at least 100 exhibitors that display about 500 printed mass media outlets, TV and radio programs and channels from Belarus, Russia, China, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Latvia, India, Germany, Turkey, Georgia, and other countries. The total area of the exposition will...
6 February 2019
MINSK, 6 February (BelTA) – Minsk plans to host an international conference on children and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2019, Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov said as he addressed the first regular session of the Executive Board of the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) which is running in the UN Headquarters in New York on February 5-7, BelTA has learned. The diplomat noted that this year celebrates the 30th anniversary of the...
30 January 2019
MINSK (BelTA) – Belarus and the World Chess Federation (FIDE) have signed a contract on the organization of the 2022 World Chess Olympiad in Minsk and also the FIDE Women's World Championship in 2020, the FIDE Men's World Championship in 2021 and the FIDE Congress in 2022. The signing ceremony took place at the National Olympic Committee on 29 January, BelTA has learned. The document was signed by FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich, Belarusian Sport and Tourism Minister Sergei Kovalchuk and...
23 January 2019
MINSK (BelTA) - The Belarusian Council of Ministers issued Resolution No.41 on 21 January 2019 to approve a set of measures to develop the national innovation system in 2019, BelTA learned from the press service of the government. All in all, the list includes about 80 events. The list, in particular, includes the measures to develop a draft normative legal act governing the formation and activities of industrial innovation clusters, to set up a scientific and technological park in nano-...

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13 May 2019
GOMEL (BelTA) – Nearly 160 investment projects will be presented during the 16th Gomel Economic Forum, which is due on 24 May, the press service of the Gomel Oblast administration told BelTA. Gomel Oblast’s economic and investment potential will be presented during the forum. Investors will be offered projects in such spheres as woodworking industry, recycling of secondary material resources, food production, civil engineering and construction materials, chemical industry, power...
2 May 2019
GOMEL, 2 May (BelTA) – It is important to develop the social sphere in addition to the manufacturing sector in the course of implementing the “village of the future” concept. Head of the Belarus President Administration Natalya Kochanova pointed it out as she visited the agrotown of Michurinskaya in Gomel Oblast on 2 May, BelTA has learned. The agrotown is located in Gomel District close to the city of Gomel itself. It has the necessary infrastructure: a school, a community center, a...
16 April 2019
GOMEL, 16 April (BelTA) – The Belarusian steel mill BMZ and Turkish companies signed framework agreements on supplying metal products worth over $14 million during a Belarusian-Turkish business forum in Ankara on 16 April. The agreements were signed by Director General of OAO BMZ – Managing Company of the Holding Company BMC Anatoly Savenok, BelTA has learned. In particular, BMZ intends to ship products of its steel wire division and the pipe division to Turkey this year. Turkey is a...
2 April 2019
GOMEL(BelTA) – The economic effect from introducing cost-saving measures in the Belarusian steel mill BMZ totaled $118.6 million in 2018 or over 9% of the prime cost of the products the company makes. The figures were mentioned by the company’s Director General Anatoly Savenok at a performance review conference of the company’s trade union, BelTA has learned. According to the source, BMZ did quite well in 2018. The company managed to earn $1.5 billion, 26% up from 2017, with the...
27 March 2019
MINSK, 26 March (BelTA) – The Belarusian manufacturer of agricultural machines Gomselmash has presented its products at one of Europe's largest expos of agricultural machines and equipment – Agrosalon 2019, which opened in the Slovak city of Nitra on 26 March, representatives of the Embassy of Belarus in Slovakia told BelTA. During the opening ceremony Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Slovakia Igor Leshchenya informed those present about the country's...
20 March 2019
GOMEL (BelTA) – The Belarusian steel mill BMZ intends to step up its presence in Africa in 2019, BelTA has learned. In January-February 2019 BMZ’s shipments to African countries increased considerably in monetary terms and physical terms and exceeded 57,000 tonnes. The figure represents about 15% of the company’s total export. Negotiations with a potential customer from Senegal took place at BMZ in early March for the sake of securing the achieved results. The meeting touched upon the...
5 March 2019
GOMEL, 5 March (BelTA) – In 2018 Gomel Oblast exported over $17.1 million worth of tourism services, 26.4% up from 2017, BelTA learned from Denis Yezersky, Head of the Sport and Tourism Office of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee, on 5 March. According to the source, Gomel Oblast managed to hit its assigned target of $14.4 million in 2018. Gomel Oblast was the leader in terms of the growth rate of export of tourism services and had the third place after Minsk and the oblast in terms of...
27 February 2019
GOMEL(BelTA) – Gomel Oblast merchandise export (including oil and oil products) increased by 11.2% in 2018 over 2017, Igor Aslyuk, head of the economic committee of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee, said at the meeting of the regional administration, BelTA has learned. In 2018 local companies exported $4.1 billion worth of products. Igor Aslyuk noted that privately-held companies posted good growth last year, around 18.8%. “Not only the resident companies of the Gomel-Raton Free...
22 February 2019
GOMEL(BelTA) – Manufacturing, tourist and cultural potential of Gomel Oblast will be showcased at a fair and festival in Russia's Buryatia. These plans were discussed at a meeting of Gomel Oblast authorities and business people with Chairman of the National and Cultural Autonomy of Belarusians in Buryatia Alexander Kozlov, BelTA learned from Alevtina Saranchuk who is in charge of foreign economic contacts at the economy committee of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee. In particular,...
12 February 2019
GOMEL, 12 February (BelTA) – In 2018 the Belarusian steel mill BMZ exported over 2 million tonnes of metal products worth over $1.25 billion, which was up 25.9% over 2017, BelTA learned from the company. Last year BMZ exported steel products to 66 countries. Europe accounted for 49.1% of BMZ's exports, the CIS for 24.2% and Asia for 11.9%. The share of Africa and the Americas was 8.7% and 6.1% respectively. The top 10 importers included Russia, Germany, Lithuania, Israel, Ukraine,...

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