Kent Härstedt discusses blockchain, crypto-currencies in Belarus

Kent Härstedt discusses blockchain, crypto-currencies in Belarus

The OSCE PA Special Representative for Eastern Europe, Kent Härstedt, visited the High-Tech Park of Belarus on January 23 and met with the Deputy Director of the HTP Administration, Alexander Martinkevich.

At the meeting they discussed the development of digital economy in Belarus and Europe.

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- What is connected with the blockchain, crypto-currencies, ICO, is a daily changing legal environment, new solutions. Today's meeting was very useful in this respect, because we heard what is happening in Europe, and we said what is happening here in Belarus in the same field, said the deputy director of the HTP administration.


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According to, Mr Härstedt heard about high-profile projects of Belarusian developers. He stressed that the tax regime in HTP and new legal norms from world practice is a good message for investors. Foreign partners are interested in the introduction of innovations in various areas of Belarusian economy.