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7 August 2020
ZHITKOVICHI DISTRICT(BelTA) – There are plans to build at least six more pellet plants in Belarus, BelTA learned from Belarusian Forestry Minister Vitaly Drozhzha as a pellet plant was opened in Zhitkovichi, Gomel Oblast on 6 August. According to the source, the decision to build the pellet plants has already been made. Vigorous work is in progress. Payments in advance have been made to deliver equipment to a number of forestry enterprises. All the design work will be finished soon....
29 July 2020
VITEBSK (BelTA) – The Belarusian software development company EPAM has developed an automated system for monitoring and analyzing the COVID-19 epidemic situation. The software was handed over to the Healthcare Ministry, BelTA learned from Belarusian Healthcare Minister Vladimir Karanik in Vitebsk. The healthcare minister said that the system had been developed within the framework of joint social projects for use in hospitals, clinics, labs, hygiene and epidemiology centers, and other...
23 July 2020
NAROVLYA (BelTA) - Gomel Oblast Governor Gennady Solovei met with the staff of the Krasny Mozyryanin confectionery factory, BelTA has learned. This year the Krasny Mozyryanin confectionery factory has branched out into the market of Kazakhstan. “We supply almost the entire line-up to that country: zefir, marmalade, toffee, pastille, and candy,” said Vasily Karavayev, a senior expert for foreign trade. “We have made four shipments already. The partners intend to increase the volumes,"...
8 July 2020
Belarus is interested in enhancing the dialogue with the UNICEF on the rights of children, Belarus’ Education Minister Igor Karpenko said as he met with outgoing representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to Belarus Dr. Rashed Mustafa Sarwar in Minsk on 7 July, BelTA learned from the press service of the Education Ministry. Igor Karpenko noted Belarus’ high interest in maintaining and enhancing the dialogue with UNICEF, including in the achievement of the...
2 July 2020
The agreements on visa facilitation and readmission between Belarus and the European Union entered into force on 1 July, BelTA reports. In line with the agreement on visa facilitation, the cost of a short-term Schengen visa for Belarusians has dropped to €35. The agreement also provides for a possibility to waive visa fees for certain categories of applicants. In addition to that, the maximum fee charged by visa application centers for facilitating visa processes has also been reduced,...
23 June 2020
MINSK, 23 June (BelTA) - Regional development should be a priority in the work to achieve the SDGs in Belarus. Its main drivers will be specialization, integrated approach, enterprise and cooperation, Vice Speaker of the Council of the Republic, national coordinator for the Sustainable Development Goals Anatoly Isachenko said at a videoconference meeting of the Council for Sustainable Development, BelTA has learned. Members of the Council for Sustainable Development, representatives of the...
17 June 2020
MINSK, 17 June (BelTA) – The Belarusian car factory Unison has started assembling Changan cars, the company's press service told BelTA. A compact crossover Changan CS35 Plus was the first car to roll off Unison's assembly line. The company intends to start making other models in the future as well. Deputy Director General of Changan International, Director General of OOO Changan Motors Rus Sun Zejun noted that the launch of production in Belarus is another strategically important step in...
10 June 2020
MINSK (BelTA) – Belarus is indeed interested in joining the World Trade Organization as soon as possible on mutually acceptable terms. Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chief Negotiator on Belarus' accession to the WTO Vladimir Serpikov made the relevant statement during a meeting of the informal group of the countries joining the WTO, BelTA learned from the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Belarus to the United Nations Office and Other International Organizations...
29 May 2020
MINSK, 29 May (BelTA) – The products of the Belarusian steel mill BMZ will go to Ukraine via the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE), BelTA learned from spokesman for the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange Roman Yaniv. “Today, the BUCE has launched weekly trading in BMZ products on the Ukrainian market. In line with the agreement with the BMZ, only one commodity position, i.e. reinforcing bar A500C, will be exported at the initial stage, with the supply to the border of...
13 May 2020
MINSK (BelTA) – Foreign investors injected $2.8 billion into the real sector of Belarusian economy (apart from banks) in January-March 2020, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee. Among the main investors in Belarus were economic entities of Russia (35.7% of the total), Cyprus (15%), and Austria (8.4%). Foreign direct investments (FDI) made up $2.1 billion, or 75.1% of the total foreign investments. In Q1 2020, Belarusian organizations (apart from banks) invested a total of...

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7 August 2020
ZHITKOVICHI DISTRICT(BelTA) – A pellet plant was inaugurated in the Zhitkovichi forestry enterprise in Zhitkovichi District, Gomel Oblast on 6 August, BelTA has learned. The highly sophisticated plant can make 20,000 tonnes of fuel granules (aka fuel pellets) per annum. Investments in the project have exceeded €5.1 million. The construction of the pellet plant is one of the steps meant to fulfill the head of state's instruction on fully processing timber resources in the country,...
29 July 2020
GOMEL (BelTA) – The northern branch of the Belarusian industrial group Belorusneft has acquired a state-of-the-art drilling rig, the company’s press service told BelTA. The Belorusneft Siberia enterprise has commissioned a new-generation Russian drilling rig BU 6000/400. The rig will be used to perform services for Rosneft’s daughter enterprise – AO Sibneftegaz. The project provides for drilling two pilot boreholes 4,655 meters deep. Made by Uralmash NGO Holding, the new...
22 July 2020
GOMEL (BelTA) – It is necessary to put together an individual program on developing agriculture in Gomel Oblast. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the relevant statement as he met with Gomel Oblast's top officials and executives on 21 July, BelTA has learned. The head of state noted that although Gomel Oblast's agricultural output has increased by several times in the last 25 years, the number of problems rivals that of Vitebsk Oblast. Aleksandr Lukashenko said he hopes Gomel...
8 July 2020
Gomel Oblast intends to cooperate with Switzerland in overcoming consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The possibilities were discussed as Gomel Oblast Governor Gennady Solovei met with a delegation of the Switzerland-Belarus friendship association and its president Margret Kiener Nellen on 7 July, BelTA has learned. Gennady Solovei informed the delegation about the social and economic development of the region. In particular, the operation of Gomel Oblast...
10 June 2020
GOMEL, 10 June (BelTA) – The Belarusian mechanical engineering company OAO Gomselmash exports more than 65% of the machines and vehicles it makes, the company's press service told BelTA. The company exports a total of about two thirds of the output. In addition to shipments to traditional markets of Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan the company intends to ship machines and vehicles to Moldova and Armenia by the end of H1 2020. Plans for the second half of the year include export shipments to...
13 December 2013
MINSK, 13 December (BelTA) – The project to electrify the Gomel-Zhlobin railway section will be implemented using a loan of the Export-Import Bank of China. The decision was formalized by Decree No. 552 “Concerning electrification of the Gomel-Zhlobin railway section” as of 9 December. The document was posted on the national legal Internet portal. The decree aims to improve the operation of railway transport. The investment project “Electrification of the Gomel-Zhlobin-Osipovichi...
6 December 2013
GOMEL, 6 December (BelTA) - The exposition “Hungarian Rhapsody. Artists of Szolnok” will open at the museum of the Gomel Palace and Park Ensemble on 6 December, BelTA has learnt. The exposition will feature more than 30 works of 24 artists of the early 20th century. All the works were created by one of the biggest and most prominent group of artists of Szolnok. The most valuable works include masterpieces of Laszlo Mednyanszky, Ferenc Olgyay, Vilmos Aba-Novak, Istvan Zador. Szolnok...
28 November 2013
GOMEL, 28 November (BelTA) – The 8th international science-to-practice conference, Strategy and Development Tactics of Production and Economic Systems, will open in Gomel on 28 November, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee. The event will gather scientists and experts from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Canada, and Germany at the Sukhoi Gomel State Technical University. During the two-day conference sociologists, legislators, philosophers,...
18 October 2013
GOMEL, 18 October (BelTA) - The 5th international karate tournament Gomel Open Cup 2013 featuring children, youth, juniors and senior sportsmen will be held in Gomel on 18-19 October, BelTA learnt from the organizing committee of the competition. Taking part in the tournament will be over 400 karatekas from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. The youngest participants of the competition will be about seven years old. The winners will be presented with medals, diplomas and special prizes. The...
13 September 2013
GOMEL, 13 September (BelTA) – A promotional event “Night at the Library” will be held in Gomel Oblast on 13 September, BelTA learnt from the Lenin Regional Library of Gomel, one of the organizers of the event. The event will be held in Gomel Oblast for the first time. It is dedicated to the Library Day celebrated in Belarus on 15 September. Partaking in the event will be the largest libraries of Gomel, Rechitsa, Zhlobin, Kalinkovichi, Chechersk, Svetlogorsk, Mozyr and other towns....

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