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09.06.2017

CEI countries see prospects in "green logistics"
CEI countries see prospects in "green logistics" The joint efforts of the countries of the Central European Initiative will make it possible to remove barriers to commodity flows. The possible joint modernization of transport and logistics infrastructures, simplification of customs procedures was discussed in Minsk on June 8 during a CEI meeting. Representatives of 18 CEI countries, the Eurasian Economic Union, China and Lithuania see the prospects for future cooperation in implementing the principle of "green logistics" and "digital transport corridors".

21.05.2017

Alexander Lukashenko's visit to China: New business ideas ahead
Alexander Lukashenko's visit to China: New business ideas ahead President Lukashenko made a visit to China, we will tell you about it. But first, let's consider a few funny facts and pictures. China is the country of records! First of all, in terms of population. It allows surprising with extras during various holidays and actions.

17.05.2017

Belarus and China to make greater use of Silk Road's capabilities
Belarus and China to make greater use of Silk Road's capabilities The transport corridor of the economic belt of the Silk Road will be used more widely by Belarus and China. The governments of both countries have signed an agreement on the development of international transport which declares closer cooperation in the use of railway, auto- and air infrastructure.

26.01.2017

Belarus actively cooperates with Latvian ports
Belarus prefers Latvian ports to Russian for transit Cargo traffic through Belarus in the direction of Latvia increased in 2016. This fact was confirmed by the Ministry of Transport of Belarus on the 25th of January. First of all it concerns Russian goods which are transported by rail. Meanwhile, Belarus intends to continue active cooperation with Latvian ports for exporting Belarusian goods.

21.10.2016

Preliminary stage of reconstruction of M6 Minsk–Grodno finished
Preliminary stage of reconstruction of M6 Minsk–Grodno finished The preliminary stage of the reconstruction of the highway M6 Minsk – Grodno is over. At some sections, people get down to a next stage of the reconstruction. For the first time, Belarusian enterprises became contractors after winning the international contest. The highway will have split-level intersections, and reinforced concrete barrier will be installed for the first time in Belarus. This will allow increasing the speed limit for light motor vehicles up to 120 km/h.

04.10.2016

11 countries taking part in Belarusian Transport Week
11 countries taking part in Belarusian Transport Week Construction of the second runway at Minsk National Airport is scheduled to be completed by 2018. This was one of the topics of the Belarusian Transport Week, which is underway in Minsk. Logistics, transit and of course mutual interests are in the center of attention in the Belarus capital this week, with some big players coming. Among the exhibitors are Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Germany, and China. Taking part in the business forum are 11 countries.

03.10.2016

Belarus, Poland agree on restoration of E-40 waterway on Dnieper-Wisla
Belarus, Poland agree on restoration of E-40 waterway on Dnieper-Wisla Belarus and Poland have agreed on the restoration of the E-40 waterway in the area Dnieper-Wisla. On October 3, Minsk hosted a meeting of heads of the relevant departments of the two countries. E-40 is a shipping route more than 2,000 kilometers long. It passes through Poland, Belarus, Ukraine and connects the Baltic and the Black Sea. This way was created in the XIX century. Now it is going to be recovered. It is necessary to expand the narrow spaces so that modern river ships can pass through it. Outdated waterworks need changing.

13.07.2016

Belarus plans to reduce customs clearance time
Belarus plans to reduce customs clearance time Revenues from transit in Belarus will increase to $1.5 billion. The Council of Ministers of Belarus discussed the program of development of transport capacity in 2016-2020.  The volume of logistics services are expected to grow by 1.5 times and there will be much more warehouse space.

14.04.2016

Motorway service in Belarus: what do Belarusian highways lack?
Motorway service in Belarus: what do Belarusian highways lack? A plan for the development of motorway service until 2020 has been created in Belarus. It covers all the regions, and special attention is paid to national roads. The topic of service industry was raised during the meeting of the Belarus government on April 12. Transport workers will have to create decent conditions for obtaining necessary services.

12.04.2016

Andrei Kobyakov, Belarus Premier
Belarus seeking for better motorway services The development of roadside service in Belarus was the main topic of the April 12 meeting of the government. The geographical position of the country, located at the intersection of international traffic routes, requires Belarus to adhere to high standards in the service sector, be it hotels, eateries or gas stations. The transport ministry faces the task of creating comfortable roadside services.

30.07.2015

First section of Minsk's second ring road to be commissioned in the autumn
First section of Minsk's second ring road to be commissioned in the autumn The first section of the second ring around Minsk will be commissioned in the autumn, said July 30 Transport and Communications Minister Anatoly Sivak meeting with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. The focus was on issues of operation of toll roads, the upgrading and construction of new roads, as well as the second runway of the national airport and the transfer of Aircraft Repair Plant beyond Minsk.

10.12.2014

Belarus, Latvia point out importance of improved border infrastructure The issue of diversification of supply and choice of supply chains is very important for Belarus. This topic topped the agenda of the December 10 meeting of the Belarusian-Latvian intergovernmental commission on economic and R&D cooperation, which was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus. The sides discussed prospects for cooperation in almost all key sectors of the economy. Projects in agriculture, construction, education and science are in the center of attention.