5 December 2022
MINSK, 5 December (BelTA) - The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO approved the inclusion of the Belarusian nomination file "Straw weaving of Belarus: Art, craft and skills” into the Representative List of intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at its 17th session in Morocco on 1 December, BelTA learned from the Culture Ministry of Belarus.
The meeting was attended by Maria Netsvetayeva, deputy head of the Historical and...
2 December 2022
MINSK, 2 December (BelTA) - Belarusian merchandise export to Armenia increased to $80 million this year, Belarusian Minister of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade Aleksei Bogdanov said at a meeting with Armenian Economy Minister Vahan Kerobyan, BelTA has learned.
"Our exports to Armenia this year increased by 72% and reached $80 million, while deliveries to Belarus tripled to about $50 million. We see that amid the sanctions Belarus and Armenia are committed to developing trade. Belarus...
23 November 2022
MINSK, 23 November (BelTA) – Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Valery Mitskevich met with Chairman of the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Vuong Dinh Hue on 21 November, BelTA learned from the press service of the House of Representatives.
The meeting took place on the sidelines of the 43rd General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The...
15 November 2022
MINSK, 15 November (BelTA) – Over 9,000 citizens of the European Union visited Belarus as part of the visa-waiver travel program over the past week, BelTA learned from the State Border Committee of Belarus.
"Over the past week, Belarus hosted 9,198 visa-waiver arrivals: 1,805 citizens of Latvia, 6,516 citizens of Lithuania and 877 citizens of Poland. Since the launch of the visa-waiver program for neighboring EU countries, Belarus has hosted 325,942 arrivals: 211,712 Lithuanian...
10 November 2022
Belarus had deflation in October, Deputy Minister of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade Andrei Kartun told journalists on 9 November, BelTA has learned.
4 November 2022
MINSK, 4 November (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent a welcome message to participants of the 28th edition of the Minsk International Film Festival Listapad, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
“This year's festival held under the motto True Values has brought together an unprecedented number of participants. Our peaceful land gladly welcomes like-minded people - distinguished maitres and talented young people taking their first...
26 October 2022
MINSK, 26 October (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed Decree No.378 to grant Belarusian citizenship to 355 people, including 48 minors, BelTA learned from the presidential press service.
Among those who have received Belarusian citizenship are people from 26 countries: Azerbaijan, Armenia, Vietnam, Germany, Iran, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine, Estonia and others.
Belarusian passports will be granted to five athletes...
18 October 2022
MINSK, 18 October (BelTA) – Over 283,000 foreigners have visited Belarus as part of the visa-waiver travel program, BelTA learned from the State Border Committee of Belarus.
"Over the past week, Belarus hosted 10,090 visa-waiver arrivals: 7,174 citizens of Lithuania, 1,614 citizens and 513 non-citizens of Latvia, 789 citizens of Poland," the committee said.
Since the launch of the visa-waiver program for neighboring EU countries, Belarus has hosted 283,799 arrivals:...
12 October 2022
MINSK, 12 October (BelTA) - Russian companies almost doubled the volume of transactions at the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE), BelTA learned from the BUCE press service.
In January-September 2022, the amount of transactions made by residents of the Russian Federation at the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange amounted to $155 million, which was 1.8 times than in the same period a year prior and 11% more than in the entire year of 2021. Most popular commodities...
6 October 2022
MINSK, 6 October (BelTA) – The Belarusian food industry concern Belgospishcheprom plans to boost export of confectionery products to China, head of Belgospishcheprom Oleg Zhidkov told the media in Minsk on 5 October, BelTA has learned.
"Our primary concern is the domestic market of Belarus. But the export potential is also high. Demand for our products abroad is greater than we can satisfy. Today, the share of exports is about 30% of the domestic output," Oleg Zhidkov said....