27.04.2017 Plans to attract Slovakian investors to Belarus' Vitebsk OblastThe Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee hosted the negotiations with the participation of Slovakia Prime Minister Robert Fico. Plans to attract Slovakian investors to carry out two major investment projects in Vitebsk Oblast were high on the agenda of the negotiations.
20.04.2017 Business unions of Belarus, Estonia, Malta to set up common websiteOn 19 April, the Business Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers named after Professor M.S. Kunyavsky, the Estonian Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (EVEA) and the Malta Chamber of SMEs (GRTU) signed an agreement on long-term cooperation. The document guarantees additional assistance to entrepreneurs in establishing business contacts and information about doing business terms in the three countries.
20.04.2017 Favorable conditions for Serbian companies, Serbian investments in Belarus underscoredFavorable conditions have been enabled in Belarus for the operation of Serbian companies and for making Serbian investments. The statement was made by Belarusian Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade Minister Vladimir Koltovich during the tenth session of the Belarusian-Serbian intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation in Belgrade.
19.04.2017 Finnish Minister Mykkänen: abount investments to Belarus, success of IT and BelNPPThe Minister of Foreign Trade and Development of Finland visited Minsk for the first time in the history of Belarusian-Finnish relations. Kai Mykkänen brought with him the delegation of the Finnish business representatives of three energy companies (Wärtsilä, Valmet and KPA Unicon), Safegate company, which specializes in lighting the airport runways, the Kesko retail chain and the manufacturer of industrial chemistry, polymers and plastic Telko.
27.04.2017 Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 15 MayOn 26 April members of the subgroup on economic affairs discussed the decision made by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine in March. The council decided to suspend freight traffic via the contact line except for humanitarian cargoes.
27.04.2017 Pirshtuk: Belarus, Estonia can bolster relations, boost bilateral tradeBoleslav Pirshtuk remarked that in recent the two sides have maintained stable work in various fields. “Unfortunately, the previous volume of trade has fallen seriously. The current trade turnover of $100 million is too small. We could increase it several times at least,” Boleslav Pirshtuk is convinced. He stated that there was positive dynamics last year, although the figures are rather modest.