Orsha Tool Making Plant to be modernized
The technical re-equipment of the Orsha Tool Plant will give new opportunities for the development of both the enterprise itself and the town as a whole. Its products are in demand today, not only in Belarus, but also on the external markets.
However, the Orsha enterprise cannot yet compete with world brands. Alexander Lukashenko paid attention to this in his State of the Nation Address. The head of state called for an analysis of the current situation and demanded that this company be put in order.
Cutting-edge street cleaner presented in Belarus
The latest development of Belarusian automobile industry, referred to as "super machine" for treatment of urban waste water, was presented in Minsk April 19. Even before the official presentation of the model, the developer company received bids from foreign partners. Tomorrow the Belarusian-Danish showpiece will be exported to St. Petersburg, Russia.
Estonian tourists visit MTZ as industrial tourism developing in Belarus
Belarusian tractors and Estonian farmers. The first major excursion for foreign tourists was held at MTZ (Minsk Tractor Works) plant. Estonian tourists were the first ones to visit the plant.
Many of today’s guests visited Belarus before and remember it to be totally different. In the early 1970’s they had their educational internship here. During the hour and a half excursion tourists got acquainted with an exposition of machinery, they visited the engineering workshop and the tractor assembly section.
Budapest mayor István Tarlós offers to open shops with Hungarian products in Minsk
Days of Budapest are underway in Minsk. On April 10, the mayor of the Hungarian capital was received at the Minsk Town Hall.
Later, the guests visited Belarus' industrial giants. In particular, the Hungarian delegation is interested in industries producing public transport.
The business part of the visit will be complemented by the Belarusian-Hungarian business forum and contact-cooperation exchange which will start on April 11. The cultural program promises to be rich too.
Minsk Tractor Works neighborhood: “Town inside city” and threat of demolition
Many people visited Tractor Works Town and many of them compared it either with a small Paris or with Monmartre Boulevard but Belarusian poet Piatrus Brouka compared it with a huge hero pulling out pines in the forest with his broad shoulders.
Cosy low-rise buildings, steeples, fancy balconies and empire pilasters. The tractor works town is a memorial to the post WWII period. Now it seems to be created for leisurely walks through avenues. And only creative intellectuals are to live there.
Azerbaijan's economy minister: We are interested in industrial cooperation
Belarus and Azerbaijan are discussing ways to expand cooperation in industry, health and agriculture. A delegation that includes members of the government and businessmen has arrived in Minsk from Azerbaijan.
The main goal is to increase trade turnover between the two countries to $700 million. The current visit of the business circles of Azerbaijan will be a step towards the implementation of the arrangements achieved by the two heads of state.
MAZ conducts school bus crash-test
The new model of the Belarusian school bus has been tested for durability. The crash test was conducted in Russia.
The impact affected only the body of the vehicle. Mannequins on passenger seats, with seat belts on, were not injured. If there were people in the bus during the experiment, they would not have received serious injuries and bruises. MAZ will start producing this make of bus in Minsk in 2017.
Problems and achievements of Belarusian automotive holding groups
Late November 2016 Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made it clear that machine industry is extremely important for the country. He mentioned modern technology, export and underlined the importance of 150,000 jobs in the sphere.
Belarusian vehicles are quite popular in Russia and Europe.
However, it is not always easy to find sales destinations. This was discussed at the meeting hosted by the President. There were over 80 machine industry representatives from all the 16 Belarusian automotive holding groups.
Belarus President critical over state of mechanical engineering
Belarusian trucks, passenger cars and buses have to compete with Swedish Volvo and Scania and it's not easy. However, an interesting fact: Volvo group has recently been bought by the Chinese company Geely, whose cars are produced in Belarus. In this chain, Belarus could find benefits for its automobile industry. Firstly, this fact gives some weight to the brand BelGee. And new models of the Belarusian-Chinese cars are being developed together with Volvo. But experts say: each product will find a buyer if you sell aptly and establish production process well.
Vladimir Semashko: decline in Belarusian industry has ended
The decline in the Belarusian industry has ended, said November 26 Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko.
The economy begins to recover. Companies are investing in the development and construction of new plants.
They are also entering new markets. As practice shows strong enterprises become even stronger after the crisis.
Belarus President demands radical improvement in machine building complex
The President of Belarus requires to radically improve the situation in the field of mechanical engineering. Alexander Lukashenko said this on November 24 at a meeting on the development strategy of the industry. Taking part in the meeting are representatives of the Government, relevant ministries, heads of Belarusian enterprises, scientists, as well as those who use the products of Belarus' mechanic engineering.
President demands improvement in Belarus' mechanical engineering
The President of Belarus requires to radically improve the situation in the field of mechanical engineering. Alexander Lukashenko said this on November 24 at a meeting on the development strategy of the industry. Taking part in the meeting are representatives of the Government, relevant ministries, heads of Belarusian enterprises, scientists, as well as those who use the products of Belarus' mechanic engineering.
Belarus President holds press conference for Russian media: six hours and over 30 questions
Belarus-Russia relations have every chance to reach a qualitatively new level. It was announced on November 17 by Alexander Lukashenko during a press conference for regional media representatives of Russia. The conference became a final part of a multi-day press tour across Belarus.
That was the 13th such meeting. The President told journalists it was his favorite number, by the way.
Integration with Russia top topic at Belarus President's meeting with Russian journalists
Belarusian-Russian relations have the opportunity to reach a qualitatively new level, said November 17 the Belarus President during a press conference for representatives of regional mass media of Russia.
Meetings in this format are traditional. The current one is the 13th in a row. By the way, the President, talking to reporters, admitted that it is his favorite number. A live broadcast of the press conference is organized by the First Channel of the Belarusian Radio.
Belarus President visits MogilevKhimvolokno company
The President of the Republic of Belarus has visited MogilevKhimvolokno company. By 2020, this giant of Belarusian chemical industry will turn into an entirely new enterprise. Modernization will ensure the needed radical qualitative changes, according to the task given by President Lukashenko.
Many people have worked here for decades, like their parents did, along with their spouses and adult children.
New quality management level at Belarusian enterprises by 2018
A new quality competition involving Belarusian products will be established in Belarus. Research will be held in independent laboratories. The main purpose of the contest is to raise the level of Belarusian goods.
In addition, by 2018, companies are expected to move to a new level of quality management, according to international standards.
In the next five years, Belarus will implement a set of measures that will allow Belarusian products to enter new markets and introduce European approach to production.
Movie about tractor Belarus wins two silver dolphins in Cannes
Over 70 years, tractors Belarus traveled to 76 countries. After the success of the short film "Bread Winner" at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards, MTZ tractors have become world celebrities. The CTV reporter has gone to Novosibirsk, where the authors of the movie live, in order to figure out for what their work received two silver dolphins.
Video about tractor Belarus wins award in Cannes
A pleasant piece of news. A video about the tractor Belarus has won the second place at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards. I suppose the video has broken the Internet. More than a thousand participants took part in the contest.
The tractor Belarus is shown with such gentle feelings! A farmer from Norway admits that he thinks about his tractor not like he thinks about a woman, but in certain circumstances... he would have her in his bed. Goodness me!
Center of Belarusian language and Culture opens in Pakistan
October 4, Alexander Lukashenko will pay an official visit to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The visit will be marked by the talks at the highest level. As a result the sides are expected to sign several bilateral documents.
A Belarusian delegation composed of members of government, heads of ministries and directors of large enterprises has already arrived in Islamabad.
Among the tasks for the countries in the short term is increase in trade turnover to $1 billion.
Belarus’ President state visit to China: $11 billion is sum of potential contracts
The first economic results of the state visit of Alexander Lukashenko to China have been announced today. About $11 billion is the sum of the contracts that will be implemented.
All the documents signed in Beijing are falling into four categories. The documents are related to political, investment, trade and humanitarian sphere.
Belarus’ President meets with Chairman of State Military and Industrial Committee
On September 26, Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko held a working meeting with Chairman of the State Military and Industrial Committee of Belarus Sergei Gurulev.
The President was interested in the state of business in the sphere. They discussed both ongoing projects and plans of institutions that are part of the State Military and Industrial Committee. The emphasis was on the economic state of the State Military and Industrial Committee of Belarus. The President gave a number of instructions concerning the expenditure and development of the sphere.
New building of largest machine manufacturing factory opens in Belarus
On September 23, a new building was open at one of the largest machine manufacturing factories in Belarus.
The creation of additional areas is a fundamentally new approach in the sphere of the production of mining equipment. International standards and high competition make machine manufacturers work on the aesthetics of production and products’ appearance. Painting, washing, diagnosis and first test drive are some of the features of a modern complex.
Belarusian prisoners will process Russian amber
Amber from Kaliningrad will be processed in Belarusian prisons.
The penitentiary system of Belarus is expanding cooperation ties. In Belarus’ prisons, convicts are already producing various units for the domestic industry, and now, they will be processing the raw material for Russian jewelry industry.
New markets and more jobs: how can Belarusian companies fulfill these tasks?
Expand markets and create additional jobs - such tasks face Belarusian businesses today. However, not everyone succeeds in implementing them in the difficult economic situation.
Today, branches of the largest industries outside Minsk face a particularly difficult situation: the number of orders has reduced and not only.
Belarus premier visits Belarusian-Chinese BelGee plant
The Prime Minister of Belarus considers it necessary to create modern car sales centers in the country. Andrei Kobyakov raised this topic inspecting one of the largest investment projects in the field of mechanical engineering.
The construction of a new auto plant is now underway in the Borisov district. A facility for the production of Belarusian-Chinese cars is set to open by the end of 2016.
The head of government not only assessed the infrastructure and technological capabilities, but also personally tested one of the models.
Prime Minister test drives BelGee car assembled in Belarus
The Prime Minister today test-drove cars assembled in Belarus. Andrei Kobyakov made a working trip to Minsk region. A new factory with Chinese capital is being built in Borisov.
An estimated capacity of the company in the first phase will amount to 60,000 cars per year.
Alexander Lukashenko sets task to beautify Mogilev
More gloss and harmony are needed in Mogilev urban development, stated the Belarus President during his working trip to Mogilev region. The head of state was informed about the fulfillment of instructions on socio-economic development of the region.
Alexander Lukashenko noted that other regional centers had already been beautified. However, Mogilev is lagging behind in these positions. So a plan of modernization of the city needs to be created.
Belarus President requires multiplier effect in industrial enterprises' development
The President of Belarus requires a multiplier effect in the development of Belarusian industrial enterprises. Alexander Lukashenko said about this while visiting the company Technolit. The head of state today, 22 July, is on a working trip to the Mogilev region.
The President reported on the development of innovative technologies and the organization of high-quality engine parts manufacturing. At present, Technolit produces components for automotive, agricultural, road, construction and special equipment.
Special steel production facility due in Belarus by 2022
A complex for the production of innovative products - special steels - may be built in Belarus by 2022. On July 17, metallurgical industry workers celebrated their professional holiday and share plans and achievements in this sphere.
A new rolling mill has been completed at Belarusian Steel Works (BMZ). In September 2015, the head of state attended a ceremony to launch it. Some innovations have been introduced at the Mogilev and Rechitsa plants.
President Lukashenko: Scientific developments must turn into industrial products
The general debate was held in the Great Hall of the Palace of the Republic in the morning of June 23 as part of the second day of the 5th All-Belarusian People's Assembly. The delegates discussed the development strategy of Belarus for the next five years. The first report was made by Vladimir Gusakov, head of the National Academy of Sciences. He told the audience about a new interesting project BelBiograd and asked for the support of this project.
BelAZ deputy general director: Belarus cannot focus on a certain segment of industry
The CTV Channel continues to communicate with the delegates of the 5th All-Belarusian People's Assembly. Dmitry Zablotsky - Deputy Director General of the Belarusian Automobile Plant (BelAZ) - is today with us. Currently, he is responsible for product quality and quality of life of people whose interests he represents at the National Assembly.
Almost every second family in Zhodino is today connected with BelAZ in one way or another. Zhodino development and the development of other towns and cities in general is of particular interest for Mr Zablotsky.
Belarus successfully tests new Polonez missile
During the working meeting on June 16, the President reported about the successful testing of new missile systems in Belarus. This is a significant event for the whole country. It took Belarus two years to create the systems.
Alexander Lukashenko instructed Premier Andrei Kobyakov to consider presenting state awards to those who contributed to the creation of the weapons.
MZKT light armored vehicle showcased in Paris
A sample of the newest light armored vehicle of Minsk Wheel Tractor Plant (MZKT) were presented in Paris at the international exhibition of arms and military equipment Eurosatory.
Earlier during tests the vehicle showed high maneuverability and was applauded by experts.
Eurosatory expo is considered one the most authoritative. Taking part in the current exhibition are about 1,500 companies from 57 countries.
BelAgro 2016: Agricultural machinery exhibition to open in Minsk
Timed to the 3rd Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia in Minsk is the international exhibition BelAgro. It presents the best agro-industrial companies. A record number of them is expected: over 500 from more than 20 countries.
Manufacturers of agricultural machinery will present their novelties at the exhibition at the airport Minsk-1.
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarusian products in demand around the world. We must learn to sell them
The word "crisis" has already set our teeth on edge. But the crisis has also good consequences sometimes. It teaches us to prudently use the resources, to manage the budget in German style, not at random. The crisis will quickly teach Belarusian companies to sell machinery and other products on external markets instead of sitting idly and waiting for clients. This was the thought expressed by President Lukashenko during his Friday visit to the Pinsk plant of the engineering holding company Amkodor. Our correspondent Yuliya Beshanova visited the plant too.
Minsk Tractor Works Garden Square opens in Minsk
The MTZ Garden Square and the renovated Palace of Culture opened in Minsk on May 26. In celebration of the great jubilee of the plant employees planted 70 symbolic thujas, and the garden square was divided into several thematic zones.
Fyodor Domotenko, Director General of OAO Minsk Tractor Works (MTZ trademark):These thujas represent a logo of our factory, which is historic. That logo will be the central element.
Belarus plans to reduce state support to enterprises - draft presidential decree
Measures to ensure a balanced budget were discussed at a May 17 meeting with the Belarusian head of state. The main task is to reduce budget costs by reducing state support for enterprises.
A related decree was signed in Belarus in February 2016, according to which state-run enterprises were to get recuced compensation for interest payment from the state budget. On May 17, further steps along these lines were talked over. Some specific mechanisms of action were raised.
Belarus-India cooperation prospects: from trolleybuses to IT
The Minsk Motor Plant has been producing engines for half a century. MAZ, BelAZ and MTZ are over 70 years old each. But the trolleybus is the product of modern Belarus. It is in demand in Russia and other former Soviet countries. Now Belarusian producers are going to tempt... India. One of the largest economies in the world, with the second largest population on earth, it has not yet "mastered" trolleybuses! Why not offer them these products?
President Lukashenko visits Minsk Motor Plant, states need to breathe new life in entire industry
When everything is all right, people tend not to think about the future. From the rostrum of the All-Belarusian People's Congress, the authorities are going to declare state guidelines. There is no doubt that export will remain the major challenge for the Belarusian economy. Also out of doubt is the fact that the "assembly shop" under the name Belarus will continue to produce vehicles. This was confirmed by President Lukashenko who visited Minsk Motor Plant on Friday. Yevgen
Alexander Lukashenko to visit Minsk Motor Plant
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is going to visit Minsk Motor Plant on 6 May, 2016.
It’s the leading manufacturer of diesel engines in the CIS. Alexander Lukashenko will be informed about the state and prospects for further development of the industrial holding plant. Tasks set by Belarus President concerning domestically produced engines, structural assembly of different types of engines and product differentiation are to be discussed as well.
Belarusian Industrial Forum opens in Minsk May 3
Europe's largest parade of new technologies, Belarusian Industrial Forum, opens in Minsk May 3. By tradition, it will bring together several hundred participants, including foreign ones.
Global and regional industry leaders will present the newest and cutting-edge developments in the field of industrial production, oil and gas industry and the chemical industry.
Unique agromobil to be presented at Belarusian Industrial Forum
More than 200 scientific developments and pieces of new technologies will be presented at the Belarusian Industrial Forum. The exhibition of achievements and innovations will open in Minsk on May 3.
The main feature of the event will be energy-efficient innovations that will allow producing and saving at the same time. The Belarusian National Technical University will show guests of the forum and its potential investors an exclusive development - an agromobile.
Belarusian industrialists about President's State of the Nation Address
In his address to the Belarusian people and the National Assembly, Alexander Lukashenko announced a strategic vector of development of the country for 2016. It will be a serious test for the entire vertical of power and management structures.
The tasks set by the President form a direct guide to action for many. Industries, individual businesses and even each worker have clear instructions on what needs to be done.
Belarusian companies offered industrial Internet
Technical re-equipment of enterprises, information technology in industries and virtual product testing were the topics of the Belarusian-German forum held in conjunction with the IT exhibition TIBO 2016.
The forum gathered representatives of about 50 leading Belarusian enterprises. Large foreign companies held a master class during which they shared modern techniques. For example, production technologies of the future and the introduction of industrial Internet. They allow increasing labor productivity and reducing costs.
Belarus-made parts to make up 50% in Geely cars
Belarusian-Chinese cars will consist of half of Belarus-made details until the middle of 2018. For this, a new plant for the assembly of cars is being built near Borisov.
The production capacity will amount to 120,000 copies a year. Its construction began in April 2015. So far, everything has been going on according to schedule. The plant is going to be commissioned 1 January 2017.
Geely cars are supplied to the market of Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan.
Alexander Lukashenko wants to give MAZ new face
Belarus uses domestic equipment in the fields. It is not just pleasing to the eye, but also creates a sense of security (for example, food security) and pride. After all, the tractor Belarus is not only a helper in the field but a brand of the country in many regions of the world. And probably this is why Belarusian authorities treat traditional Belarusian brands with such reverence. Even if some say that MAZ is a distressed asset. President Lukashenko is convinced that Belarus needs to retain "the face of the assembly shop" (as the country is sometimes referred to).
Belarus President visits MAZ, sets specific tasks for all machine-building market players
Investments will be granted only for goods due to be sold in specific markets. Such a condition was set by the Belarus President on 7 April. Alexander Lukashenko got acquainted with the newest pieces of machinery produced in our country, and, of course, asked about the state of affairs in the engineering industry as a whole.
The head of state then talked to the staff of the enterprise. He answered people's urgent questions.
Belarus President for keeping major machine-building giants
Investments for the development of Belarusian mechanical engineering will be provided only if specific markets for these goods are found, said April 7 President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko visiting Minsk Automobile Plant.
The head of state was informed about the situation in mechanical engineering in general. At MAZ, the President got acquainted with the exhibition of the latest equipment models produced in Belarus. In recent years, there have been difficulties with sales because of demand reduction. Now the main task is to search for access to new markets.
Alexander Lukashenko visiting Minsk Automobile Plant (MAZ) on April 7
New models of machinery and new sales markets were discussed during the visit of the Belarus President to Minsk Automobile Plant (MAZ) on April 7. Alexander Lukashenko asked about the development of mechanical engineering.
The whole range of the manufactured products was presented at an improvised exhibition. The Head of State was informed about the results of financial and economic activities and MAZ's prospects.
Belarus' MPs, businessmen set to visit India
A parliamentary delegation and businessmen of Belarus are preparing a visit to India with business proposals and export projects. A meeting took place on April 6 in the Council of the Republic to discuss Belarus' export capabilities in India. The key areas of cooperation are science, pharmaceutical, military-technical sphere, as well as export of Belarusian quarry equipment.
A business forum to expand cooperation between Belarus and India will be held during the delegation's visit.
Russian ambassador: Industrial cooperation with Belarus positive
Belarus and Russia will continue to develop cooperation. As noted on March 31 by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Belarus Alexander Surikov, the policy of industrial cooperation, started about 10 years ago, is giving positive results.
Now these processes cover about 8,000 enterprises in both countries. There are almost 40 Belarusian assembly production facilities operating in Russia. Some of them are large enough, for example, Bryanskselmash.
New MAZ city bus model presented in Poland
Minsk Automobile Plant paves way to the EU through Poland. Here, in the city of Czeladź, a new model of a MAZ city bus was presented.
It is equipped with an engine that meets the Euro 6 emission standard.
Inside, there is a new interior, which was created to meet the increasing requirements for the safety and comfort of passengers. In addition, the bus has a powerful air conditioning system and a cabin heating system.
Belarus should support private enterprises, President Lukashenko says
The Belarus President visited the unitary enterprise Minotor-Service, which has recently organized the production of military equipment on a new site. By the way, 80 Belarusian enterprises cooperate with Minotor-Service. Alexander Lukashenko highlighted the benefits of such collaboration.
Only the chosen ones can produce combat vehicles. Belarusian experience in the USSR times and later business operations ensured the efficiency of Minotor-Service today.
First BelAZ trucks manufactured in Vietnam
A Belarusian industrial giant is conquering Southeast Asia. The first BelAZ truck was manufactured in Vietnam. Two dump trucks with a carrying capacity of 90 tons have already been put into operation.
They were assembled by Belarusian specialists together with a Vietnamese corporation.
This is our first vehicle in Vietnam with such huge carrying capacity.
Belarusian-Chinese Midea Horizont to branch out into new products in 2016
This Belarusian-Chinese manufacturer of import-substitution household appliances exports about 80% of its output. It makes up a million of items and billions of income a year. The major part is exported to the CIS countries. In 2016, the Belarusian-Chinese joint venture is going to produce water heaters, water coolers and cooking tops following microwave ovens. It will help create new jobs.
BelGee staff about Belarusian-Chinese automobile project
The Belarus President last week spoke about his dream: he would like Belarus to produce not only produces trucks, tractors and buses but also the people's passenger car. Such as Volkswagen in Germany. In the case of Belarus it is BelGee.
Minsk's Kamvol company to get more financing for modernization
The enterprise Kamvol requires additional money to complete the upgrade. The development of the largest CIS producer of textile products was discussed during the visit of the Belarusian prime minister to that company.
The Belarus President earlier instructed to update equipment at the enterprise, which should make the products competitive and also save jobs.
Money to address the company's problems were allocated earlier but the investment project is still incomplete. There are also problems in product sales.
Belarusian tractors to be assembled in Brazil
Belarusian tractors will be assembled in Brazil. The MTZ plant is considering the issue of creation of assembly production in the country. The project will allow entering the Latin American market.
On December 2, a shipment of goods to Cuba was completed. The amount of the contract is about 13 million euros.
In addition to tractors the factory will supply for the guarantee maintenance of machinery some spare parts worth over 5 million euros.
Belarus may introduce domestic developments in BelGee car production
Belarusian passenger cars do have the future. Together with professionals from China, Belarus is already assembling cars of different classes near the town of Borisov. Belarus, however, plans to expand the production and introduce more domestic developments. The task was set November 30 by the Belarus President.
Currently, 70 kilometers from Minsk a plant is being built on which at first 60,000 and then 120,000 cars a year will be produced. The majority of them will be exported.
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic visits Minsk Tractor Works
On November 20, the President of Serbia visited Minsk Tractor Works (MTZ trademark). The distinguished guest was shown a workshop for assembling tractors and an equipment exhibition. Tomislav Nikolic asked about the quality and capacity of the engines.
For years, Belarusian agricultural machinery has been supplied to Serbia. A record was set in 2011, when Serbia received more than a thousand units. One-third of the tractor fleet of Serbia are Belarusian vehicles.
Belarus wants to restore economic growth
The Council of Ministers wants to restore the Belarusian economy's growth as soon as possible. Ensuring macroeconomic stability is the main goal of the government and the National Bank.
The government, at its November 17 meeting, also touched upon the development of Belarusian pharmaceutical industry. By the end of 2015, Belarusian drugs should account for 50% of all medicines in monetary terms. The pharmaceutical industry also faces significant goals regarding innovation, import substitution and production volumes increase.
Development of Belarusian industry. TV program I Am Walking Across The Country
A series of those memories is not so easy to clean up from memory: deficit, coupons, crowds queuing trying to buy something to eat. Back then, in the early 1990s, this was our reality and people lived with it. No one could believe that Belarus would make its own buses and trolleybuses. It is difficult to imagine, but even Belarus' key foreign currency source - potash company Belaruskali - was in a very difficult situation in those difficult years.
Belarus parliament opens 2015 autumn session: agenda
Last week, there began the eighth session of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus. All attention is now focused on the draft budget of Belarus for 2016. MPs themselves are aiming for a balance in the economic development and innovation.
The Finance Ministry began work on the draft in the spring. And still deputies consult with financiers every day and make additions.
Alexander Lukashenko visits BMZ: Sales is your major problem
On September 25, Alexander Lukashenko visited the Belarusian Steel Works (BMZ) in Zhlobin, where he launched a new production line.
BMZ was opened three decades ago, but managed to become the leader of Belarusian national industry. And not only national. A new workshop, a wire-rod mill, opened by the President will produce products which are in great demand abroad.
Alexander Lukashenko launches new production line at BMZ
The Belarusian Steel Works (BMZ) in Zhlobin is among five largest Belarus enterprises. Today, the manufacturing giant was visited by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko. In solemn atmosphere, the Head of State has launched a new production line.
The construction of a new workshop, a wire-rod mill, was started in 2012. The Italian company was made a contractor. The workshop is expected to become one of the most advanced in the world.
Belarus President to take personal control of claims from senior officials, company chiefs
The problem of non-recovered receivables is the scourge of Belarus' public finances. The President held a meeting on September 23, during which he stressed that it is foreign receivables of Belarusian enterprises are of the greatest concern. After all, it is easier to cope with difficulties inside the country. The meeting considered the ways Minsk Tractor Works is resolving these issues.
Peugeot launches car production in Belarus
Belarus has begun to assemble Peugeot business-class sedans. The production site is located 10km away from Minsk, Belarus' capital. The plant meets the most stringent European standards.
The joint Belarusian-French production of Peugeot and Citroen began in February 2015.
Valentina Matvienko: Belarus and Russia's industrial potential is huge
The industrial potential of Belarus and Russia is huge, said speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament Valentina Matviyenko at the opening of an industrial exhibition in Sochi.
As many as 8,000 companies of Belarus and Russia are involved in joint projects. The expo features dozens of types of products ranging from household appliances to agricultural equipment. This clearly evidences the successful economic integration of Belarus and Russia.
Pakistan-China economic corridor may use BelAZ capabilities
The capabilities of Belarusian Automobile Plant (BelAZ) can be used in the construction of the economic corridor between Pakistan and China, said the Minister of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The Prime Minister of Pakistan will complete his official visit today after three busy days spent in Belarus.
Top managers of BelAZ acquainted Mr Nawaz Sharif with the fleet and showed him the famous giant vehicles. The first dump trucks (30 tons each) were delivered to Pakistan in 2008.
Nawaz Sharif: President Lukashenko created a strong economy in a short time
This week Belarusian-Pakistani cooperation has reached a new level. Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in Minsk these days. The states may increase the total turnover of a billion dollars, said President Alexander Lukashenko on August 11 opening the Belarusian-Pakistani business forum. Representatives of the largest companies of chemical, textile, engineering and other industries gathered today in the National Library.
Belarusian government hopes to return to economic growth by end of 2015
The Belarusian government hopes to restore economic growth by the end of 2015. The Belarusian Prime Minister, during a working meeting, reported to the President on the situation in the real sector as well as the performance of the Belarusian economy in H2 2015.
Andrei Kobyakov said that the situation on foreign markets is not easy, which slowed down GDP growth. Nevertheless, Belarus continues to honor its international obligations.
Belarus President reviews state of affairs in textile industry
The future of the Kamvol company and the entire textile industry was discussed on July 17 at a meeting hosted by the head of state. Taking part were the chairman of the State Control Committee, representatives of the Government and the Presidential Administration, the mayor of Minsk, the leaders of Bellegprom and the Kamvol plant.
Alexander Lukashenko visited textile companies more than once. The President asked interested what is happening in the industry, and how tasks are being completed.
EXPO 2015: Scent of Belarusian potato pancakes all over the planet
The World Expo in Milan is comparable in commerce with the FIFA World Cup in the sport. Belarus performed much better at the EXPO in Milan than in football.
Yuri Koziyatko, host of "Picture of the World":
Our special correspondent Igor Pozniak is now in Italy. He has all details. Igor, hello!
Belaruskali to channel about $350 million in modernization in 2015
Belaruskali will allocate approximately $350 million in 2015 for modernization of production facilities.
This will primarily to help increase the capacity needed to produce the granular product.
Within two years, the company plans to bring the output of fertilizers to 80%.
Belaruskali is considering the possibility of supplying the granulated product to India. In recent years, modernization has allowed to reduce the depreciation of fixed assets.
New nitrogen complex to appear at Grodno chemical enterprise
A new nitrogen complex in the near future will appear at the chemical plant Grodno Azot. Today, on June 25, the enterprise was visited by Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov.
Further operation of existing facilities will lead to an increase in costs and increase in the cost of the final product. This means loss of competitiveness in the global and domestic market.
In fact, the investment project - the construction of this new plant - is estimated at one billion dollars.
EXPO 2015 in Milan: Day of Economy of Belarus June 25
The day of Belarusian economy was held today, 25 June, at the World Exhibition EXPO 2015.
The main emphasis was on investment opportunities and prospects of Belarus through membership in the Eurasian Economic Union.
On June 25, the Belarusian exhibition booth was surrounded by tourists and businessmen.
Alexander Lukashenko thanks China for support in weapons testing
The Belarus President met today with the Chairman of the State Military Industrial Committee of Belarus to discuss the tense situation in the region.
Sergei Gurulev spoke about the development of the defense sector of the country and the execution of the instructions of the President.
Alexander Lukashenko noted that he had earlier instructed the defense industry to primarily equip the national army with the latest weaponry.
Belarus Premier Andrei Kobyakov visits industrial giants of Gomel region
The state will support individual Belarusian enterprises in difficult times. Help from the state budget will not be straight; rather, it can be called a catalyst that promotes the stabilization of enterprises' economy, said Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov visiting the industrial giants of the Gomel region.
US General Motors to assemble cars in Belarus
The largest US automobile corporation General Motors will assemble cars in Belarus. In one year alone they plan to produce about three thousand crossovers Opel Mokka. Thanks to a lucrative contract, the company plans to expand domestic production and to hire new employees.
This Belarusian-British joint venture has been on the market since 1996 and has been manufacturing and assembling vehicles. At present, the company Unison works in unison with the three European brands. It produces eight models of cars.
Belarus President's visit to MTZ: report of TV program "Picture of the World with Yuri Koziyatko"
Cost-effectiveness of the visit of the Chinese president is $18 billion. Belarus plans to get this amount from cooperation with China. For example, Belarus intends to establish in China assembly plants of Gomselmash and MTZ. By the way, during the week, President Lukashenko visited Minsk Tractor Works. Meeting with the staff, he spoke not only about tractors, but also recalled the importance of the visit of the Chinese leader and explained the situation with regard to the most pressing problems of today.
Alexander Lukashenko explains Minsk Tractor Works economic problems
Alexander Lukashenko visited Minsk Tractor Works and talked to factory workers. In today's world, competition makes Belarusian companies produce competitive products, primarily in terms of design and quality. The Head of State once again assured that Belarus will save all labor collectives.
The President started the conversation from the reasons for his arrival. After rumors about the MTZ in some media the head of state decided to see the work in person.
President Lukashenko says Belarus should avoid unjustified import
The Belarus President calls on the Government to take all necessary measures to protect the domestic market from unjustified imports. Alexander Lukashenko said this on May 15 during a visit to Minsk Tractor Works. The head of state was informed about the financial and economic activities and prospects of the company.
Anastasia Ivannikova, CTV:Every tenth of a tractor in the world is from Belarus. Today, MTZ is the face of the country. For almost 70 years, the products of the plant were shipped to 125 countries.
Slutsk Flax Mill begins supplies to China
Enterprises of the Minsk region are entering new markets. Slutsk Flax Mill has begun supplying flax to China. The company has already shipped products worth $400,000. By the end of 2015, the figure should double.
Meanwhile, as before, domestic processors are the main consumers of flax.
The renovation of the main plant is completed, with the new line being installed. Thanks to modernization, the plant can now continually process treated plant fibers with reduced energy costs and significantly improved quality of products.
Alexander Lukashenko's State of the Nation Address: Picture of the World's analysis
The Belarus President is studying the state of affairs on his own - this is his peculiarity. An important public meeting (like the old plenums) will be devoted to agriculture. Alexander Lukashenko said this during the week during his annual state of the nation address to the Belarusian people and the National Assembly.
The address is a key policy document for the near future. This is like a handbook for the authorities at all levels and an outlining of priorities for people. The outer world also listened to the address carefully.
Alexander Lukashenko asks to tidy up Minsk prior to Victory Day
President Alexander Lukashenko is concerned about the failure of instructions concerning the development of Minsk and intends to visit MTZ, and Minsk Motor Plant after the May holidays. On April 28, Alexander Lukashenko announced this during the meeting with Minsk authorities. Minsk City Executive Committee chairman Andrei Shorets reported on the construction of the Center for Rhythmic Gymnastics.
Alexander Lukashenko concerned about lack of progress in Minsk's development
The head of state is concerned about the failure to fulfill instructions for the development of the Belarus capital. He said this today at a meeting in the Palace of Independence.
The emphasis was made on issues of the improvement of Minsk, work of Minsk's industrial enterprises, as well as preparation for the celebration of the anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.
Robots to drive Belarus-made BelAZ trucks
Robots will replace man in the driver’s seat in Belarus-made BelAZ trucks.
At present, the car with a carrying capacity of 130 tons follows dispatcher commands and is capable of performing unloading work automatically. The development was presented to foreign partners. The Belarusian novelty has already been ratified by experts from countries of Latin America, India and Canada.
Belarus' Peleng company: From opto-electronic systems to space technologies
Belarus will only support the promising high-tech companies. The Belarus President visited the Peleng enterprise, which produces new effective technologies.
Peleng today is one of the leading post-Soviet developers of optical devices and optoelectronic systems for military and dual-use. The company has actually created a new industry for the production of exclusive space equipment, which has brought more than a hundred million dollars in profits after investments of only $16 million.
Bellegprom concern sells half of products outside Belarus
The Belarus government discussed today the competitiveness of Belarusian clothing. According to official data, Bellegprom is not developing fast enough. One of the problems is the lack of clear rules of the game between the representatives of small business and networkers.
The industry was tasked with increasing its share in the industry at the expense of the quality of goods, smart sales and flexible export policy.
Over five years, the volume of Bellegprom's production fell by 8%. Someone might say: crisis. And rightly so.
Belarus' President meets with heads of major industrial enterprises
The head of state discussed with factory directors the situation in Belarusian industry on March 6. This sector was the most susceptible to external adverse factors. Industry Ministry enterprises occupy one-fifth of the total industrial production in the country, more than half of it is exported. In recent years, they are seriously lagging behind.
The President instructed to exclude red tape and make decisions quickly.
Meetings on the economy have become regular. It helps to quickly solve problems.
Argentina interested in buying MAZ trucks
Argentina is interested in trucks of Minsk Automobile Plant (MAZ). Businessmen from the province of Buenos Aires expressed interest to the project for organization of assembly production of trucks of Minsk Automobile Plant during the performances of the Belarusian team MAZ-SPORTavto in the city 25 May (25 de Mayo) on December 31.
The team MAZ-SPORTavtol arrived in Argentina in late December to participate in the international rally raid Dakar-2015.