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04.12.2017

Hungary enjoys relations with Belarus at highest level, hopes for more business contacts
Hungary enjoys relations with Belarus at highest level, hopes for more business contacts China pours a new stream into the life of Europe. Last week, 16 countries of Central and Eastern Europe, at the level of heads of government, discussed plans for cooperation with Beijing in Budapest. China builds relations with European states bypassing the European Union. I do not know why Hungary was chosen as the venue, but Hungary and Brussels have had a lot of disputes in recent years. Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov participated in the Budapest summit too and called for more active use of Belarus to build bridges between Europe and Asia.

24.11.2017

Minsk motorcycles popular in Vietnam again. Here's why
Minsk motorcycles popular in Vietnam again. Here's why The Vietnamese are rediscovering the old Soviet motorcycles "Minsk", which were imported into the country since the 1960s, writes CNN website. "Maybe Hanoi is famous for its scooters, but the urban youth is switching to a different gear today," CNN, begins. During off-road races in November, young enthusiasts drove around the dirt near Hanoi not on jeeps with all-wheel drive, but on motorcycles "Minsk", left from the Soviet times.

23.11.2017

Geely sales center opens in Minsk. What cars are on sale?
Geely sales center opens in Minsk. What cars are on sale? A new Geely sales center has opened in Minsk, built in accordance with the corporate requirements of the brand. The new car center is called "Geely Center Minsk" and is located at 123/2 vulica Cimirazieva. Many years ago, the Hyundai dealer center was located here. Potential buyers can see new models of the Belarusian BelGee plant. The showroom currently displays several versions of the Atlas crossover.

19.11.2017

Official opening of BelGee in Belarus: interesting facts
Official opening of BelGee in Belarus: interesting facts The official start of BelGee automobile plant has been given on November 17, 2017. The plant is located in the Borisov district and on the first day of its work the firs car was manufactured. President Alexander Lukashenko participated in the opening of the Belarusian-Chines plant. What is more, the directors of the Chinese corporation Geely were there as well.

25.10.2017

Modernzied mmechanical plant in Staryye Dorogi to make Geely parts
Modernzied mmechanical plant in Staryye Dorogi to make products for Geely Products of a joint Belarusian-Ukrainian enterprise in Staryye Dorogi went to the customer - BelAZ, who is also a co-owner of this enterprise. The subsidiary production line supplies brake pads for the Zhodino-based BelAZ. Previously, they were bought in Russia and foreign currency was to be spent on it. Now logistics is different and the money is not the same. 100% of demand in Staryye Dorogi is now met. To do this, the local mechanical plant was to be modernized and an investor attracted from Ukraine. He supplies a mixture for the production of pads.

16.10.2017

Big report about Cherepovets Metallurgic Plant
Big report about Cherepovets Metallurgic Plant Cherepovets is the largest city in the Vologda region in Russia. Ice hockey fans know it for the HC Severstal, which is a few positions ahead of HC Dinamo Minsk in the KHL. The Cherepovets Metallurgic Plant has been known since the ancient times. From the steel and cast iron produced here, 2000 Eiffel Towers can be built annually. And many times more of automotive equipment. It is not by chance that the building cluster of Belarus and Russia is being created in Cherepovets. The assembling line of Belarus tractors has been launched there last week.

10.10.2017

Belarus counts on France's ties with Africa exporting agricultural equipment
Belarus counts on France's ties with Africa exporting agricultural equipment Belarusian agricultural equipment will be presented in Paris on October 10. The embassy of Belarus in France invited to a meeting of representatives of 60 foreign companies that have access to the African market. Delivery of Belarusian equipment may be secured by banks, which act as financial guarantors of the transactions.

24.09.2017

Amkodor to branch out into nine new models in 2017
Amkodor to branch out into nine new models in 2017 By the end of 2017, the Belarusian company Amkodor, the largest manufacturer of road construction, municipal equipment and agricultural machinery in the CIS, will begin the construction of three plants. One enterprise will be built in the agrotown of Kolodishchi and two hydraulic factories will appear in Kobrin and Gomel.
Belarus to sell 460 tractors to Azerbaijan before 2018
Belarus to sell 460 tractors to Azerbaijan before 2018 Belarusian tractors will be sent to Azerbaijan. As many as 460 tractors will be exported there before the end of 2017. By the way, more than one thousand tractors have been exported to Azerbaijan in the nine month of the current year. A joint tractor assembling plant is working in Gyandzha. Tractors are used not only on the internal market, but are also sold to third countries. First supplies to Turkey are planned in the nearest time.

22.09.2017

Small-sized municipal vehicles may appear in Minsk
Small-sized municipal vehicles may appear in Minsk Small-sized municipal vehicles can appear in Minsk courtyards in the near future. The first prototype will be presented by the end of 2017. The novelty is universal and indispensable at any time of the year. Some vehicles are small enough to easily maneuver between cars and in narrow spaces. This will allow cleaning snow in yards more efficiently.

19.09.2017

Prospects of Belarusian automotive industry discussed in Minsk September 19
Prospects of Belarusian automotive industry discussed in Minsk September 19 Experts think that the future of Belarusian machine building is with the intellectual technologies.
Minsk motorcycle
Bestsellers and innovations of Belarusian motorcycle industry One of the most popular transports in India is rickshaws. There are cycle-rickshaw and even motor-rickshaws. However, two-wheeled vehicles are very popular among Belarusians as well. So there is no doubt that Minsk Motorcycle and Bicycle Plant has all chances to compete in producing of, as they are called in India, "tempos" with Bajaj company, the producer of rickshaws in India. To go fishing and mushrooming like a real biker is both driving and exciting!

11.09.2017

Belarusian-Indian business forum to kick off in New Delhi
Belarusian-Indian business forum to kick off in New Delhi Belarus and India are striving for a $1 billion trade turnover. The results of trade have not yet reached this bar - it is likely that the visit of the Belarusian head of state on September 11-12 will become an impetus. Olga Yurut, Stolichnoe Televidenie reporter:By the evening of September 11, New Delhi is expecting board number one from Minsk. Alexander Lukashenko will have a busy schedule, but the business forum is already setting the economic tone to the political dialogue. It has already begun.

10.09.2017

Belarus Prime Minister visits BelAZ plant September 8
Belarus Prime Minister visits BelAZ plant September 8 According to the results of 2017, BelAZ intends to double its export. Only in the last eight months the plant produced tice more of dumping trucks if to compare with the previous year.

01.09.2017

Reliable, safe and durable: What should Belarusian electric car be like?
Reliable, safe and durable: What should Belarusian electric car be like? On September 1, the Belarus head of state personally congratulated everyone who studies and works at the Minsk State Automotive College on Day of Knowledge. Alexander Lukashenko at Minsk Automotive College: We need not just workers, we need masters
Turkey and Montenegro may start buying BelAZ dump trucks
Turkey and Montenegro may start buying BelAZ dump trucks Turkey and Montenegro may start buying BelAZ dump trucks. The question of first BelAZ deliveries to these countries is now being worked out. Over the last five years alone, the Belarusian heavy trucks have conquered the markets of Angola, Zimbabwe, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Morocco, Romania, and Czechia.  According to forecasts, in 2017, the export of Belarusian giant vehicles will amount to more than $700 million (almost 2 times more than in 2016).  Now most of the produced dump trucks are exported to Russia.
Expert on why electric cars are economical
Belarus to branch out into own electric cars, sees Tesla as role model The production of an electric car should be the next step in Belarusian machine-building industry. On August 31, the Belarus head of state put such a task before scientists and the Industry Ministry. Last week, Belarusian developers demonstrated a prototype of the Belarusian electric car. The President noted that he had personally tested it. But this is only the beginning of the road. MORE: First Belarusian electric car presented in Minsk

30.08.2017

Belarusian electric buses may appear in St. Petersburg, Moscow and Yekaterinburg
Belarusian electric buses may appear in St. Petersburg, Moscow and Yekaterinburg Belarus will expand the supply of electric buses to Russia. The Belarus-made urban machinery may appear in St. Petersburg, Moscow and Yekaterinburg. In the Russian capital, the electric bus has already undergone the necessary tests.

15.08.2017

CTV correspondent Yuri Prokopenko test drives combine harvester
CTV correspondent Yuri Prokopenko test-drives combine harvester It's impossible to set the pace of harvesting without reliable machinery. In 2017, after the order of the Belarus President, Gomselmash sent agricultural equipment to farms, even though it was not paid for. Guarantees lie on governors. Brand new harvesters not only look great, but also show good results in the work. Five new models were developed at Gomselmash. One of them is in no way inferior to the best foreign analogues.

28.07.2017

30 BelAZs line up in honor of 70th anniversary of Krasnobrodsky coal mine
30 BelAZs take part in truck flash mob A congratulatory video postcard involving BelAZ dump trucks was created in Russia in the Kemerovo region. To mark the 70th anniversary of the Krasnobrodsky coal mine, the Belarusian giant trucks lined up to form the inscription "70 years" in Russian. 30 vehicles were needed for this truck flash mob. The Kuznetsk coal basin is one of the largest coal deposits in the world. In 2016 it purchased 60 Belarusian BelAZs.

25.07.2017

How will investment attractiveness of Borisov district increase?
How will investment attractiveness of Borisov district increase? An away government meeting was held on July 25 in the Borisov district. The government members discussed how to create new jobs and increase the investment attractiveness of the district. This is a promising region where large projects are being implemented. For example, a company assembling cars is finishing the implementation of its project. But there are also problematic enterprises. We all know that machine building in Belarus is one of the starting points for the development of social sphere. This means housing construction and salary. 
Alexander Lukashenko about importance of agricultural machine building
Alexander Lukashenko about importance of agricultural machine building A joint suggestion on tractor building development in Belarus will be prepared by MTZ and Amkodor. The future of the sector was discussed at the meeting of The president on July 25, 2017. The government suggests establishing agricultural machinery on the basis of the Amkodor holding. What is meant is the models which are not produced and not planned to be made by the famous Belarusian industry giant MTZ. Therefore, competition stays out of the way.

13.07.2017

Moldova President visits Belkommunmash. Electrobus export contacts may be on the cards
Moldova President visits Belkommunmash. Electrobus export contacts may be on the cards Moldova is considering the possibility of assembling Belarusian electric buses, said July 13 the President of that country during a visit to the Belkommunmash enterprise. These days, Igor Dodon is in Belarus on a working visit. The plant is a leading manufacturer of land-based city electric transport in the CIS countries. The Moldovan leader not only got acquainted with the production of equipment, but also traveled as a passenger on a new Belarusian electric bus.
Igor Dodon visits Minsk Tractor Works
Igor Dodon visits Minsk Tractor Works The trade turnover between Belarus and Moldova should double to hit $400 million. On July 12, the President of Moldova, Igor Dodon, arrived in Minsk on a working visit.

12.07.2017

Alexander Lukashenko: Russia can't easily refuse from Belarusian goods
Alexander Lukashenko: Russia can't easily refuse from Belarusian goods Belarus needs to tell the world about itself more bravely, said on July 11 the head of state. The main task of Belarusian diplomatic missions abroad is export. Over the five months the exports grew by 20%, and this is $2 billion. $1.7 billion came from sectors not related to raw materials. By the way, Russia accounts for more than 50% of that growth. As we can see, Russia remains the main trade and economic partner of Belarus. The regions of the two countries are not far behind. In general, in 2016 alone, Belarus was visited by more than 70 delegations.

11.07.2017

Turkish bank may appear in Belarus
Turkish bank may appear in Belarus An assembly plant for Belarusian harvesters may appear in Turkey in the near future. Negotiations on this issue are conducted by Gomselmash and one of Turkish machinery manufacturers. Industrial production in this state is one of the leading sectors of the economy. At present, the role of the machine-building complex is growing here. 

10.07.2017

Alexander Lukashenko won first presidential elections exactly 23 years ago
Belarus President won first elections exactly 23 years ago 23 years ago, on 10 July, the incumbent head of state - Alexander Lukashenko - won the first presidential election in Belarus getting over 80% of the vote. The inauguration of the President of Belarus took place ten days later. Since that time, a new starting point in the sovereign history of our country has begun.

26.06.2017

Belarusian machine building companies now offer industrial tours
Belarusian machine building companies now offer industrial tours Imagine: 600 influential people from the OSCE countries will come to Belarus in July. For sure, they will want to eat deliciously, stay in good hotels (thank God, everything is already in order in this aspect), and a rich cultural program is being prepared for them... In a word, this is pure business tourism and also a lucrative incomes for Belarusian tourism sector! The daily expenses of a business traveler (businessman or politician) are three times higher than those of an ordinary traveler.

19.06.2017

MAZ develops buses with lifts for disabled wheelchair users
MAZ develops buses with lifts for disabled wheelchair users A suburban bus with a lift is being developed for wheelchair users at Minsk Automobile Plant. The model hasn’t rolled off the production line yet, hoever it already has a potential buyer. Moscow region is interested in the project. It is necessary to say that nothing like it is produced in the world. The plant’s development will be the first one like this and it may become a ternd in the sector of passenger transportation. What is more, MAZ is beginning the production of rural buses. The specialists have a few expluatation tests left to do.

14.06.2017

Belarus' Amkador-Semash: We will produce world-class agricultural machinery
Belarus' Amkador-Semash: We will produce world-class agricultural machinery One of the leading Belarusian enterprises for the production of machinery has presented its new holding company. Amkodor-Semash focuses on vehicles and units for agricultural producers. Today the holding company produces more than 700 different products. The main task is to master the production of the whole range of agricultural machinery.  The new plant is located in Dzerzhinsk (Dzyarzhynsk) and currently employs 80 people.

13.06.2017

Largest holding company producing agricultural machinery opens in Belarus
Largest holding company producing agricultural machinery opens in Belarus The largest holding company for the production of agricultural machinery has opened in Belarus. Already today it produces more than 700 various products. The main task in the near future is to master the production of the entire line of agricultural machinery, equipment and units that meet world standards. The company plans to create small-sized forklifts, sowing units as well as vehicles for forage harvesting and grain cleaning.

31.05.2017

Venezuela ready to expand assemblage of Belarusian tractors
Venezuela ready to expand assemblage of Belarusian tractors Venezuela is ready to expand the line assembling Belarusian tractors, said Minister of Industry of the Bolivarian Republic visiting MTZ May 31. Juán Arias got acquainted with new samples of agricultural machinery, as well as forest machinery, which Venezuela today needs badly.

29.05.2017

MTZ tractors turn in beautiful dance: video
MTZ tractors turn in beautiful dance: video What a great tractor ballet, many Minskers exclaimed as MTZ creatively celebrated its 71-year anniversary May 27. Tractors were literally dancing in a theatrical show. The famous "Belarusians" danced to classical music (please watch the video attached). The drivers of the dancing machines worked hard several weeks. Daily rehearsals, and every movement is honed to the last detail.

25.05.2017

Belarus plans to open joint car assembly facilities in Egypt
Belarus plans to open joint car assembly facilities in Egypt Belarus would like to set up joint car assembly facilities in Egypt. First of all, we are talking about specialized agricultural equipment. It is expected that the production of cars can meet the demand not only on the Egyptian market, but also on most of the entire African continent. In addition, Belarus is ready to supply to Egypt its food products, in particular dairy products. At the same time, the main emphasis is not to simply trade but to proceed to deeper cooperation.

24.05.2017

First BelGee industrial car batch to be ready by July 2017
First BelGee industrial car batch to be ready by July 2017 Construction and installation works are almost 100% complete. The base workshops - welding, painting and assembly, as well as testing - will be ready by June 15. They will then be tested: more than 200 cars are expected to be assembled over the first three days. Experts will evaluate the performance of equipment, quality of assembly. By the end of 2017 BelGee plant has to reach a capacity of 60,000 cars a year.

26.04.2017

Orsha Tool Making Plant to be modernized
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.

19.04.2017

Super street cleaner presented in Minsk
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.

18.04.2017

Estonian tourists visit MTZ
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.

11.04.2017

Budapest mayor István Tarlós offers to open shops with Hungarian products in Minsk
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.

14.02.2017

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.

15.12.2016

Azerbaijan's economy minister: We are interested in industrial cooperation
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.

02.12.2016

MAZ conducts school bus crash-test
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.

29.11.2016

Problems and achievements of Belarusian automotive holding groups
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.

28.11.2016

Belarus President critical over state of mechanical engineering
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
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.

25.11.2016

Belarus President demands radical improvement in machine building complex
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.

24.11.2016

President demands improvement in Belarus' mechanical 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.

18.11.2016

Belarus President holds press conference for Russian media: six hours and over 30 questions
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.

17.11.2016

Integration with Russia top topic at Belarus President's meeting with Russian journalists
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.

15.11.2016

President Lukashenko meets the workers of MogilevKhimvolokno
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.

09.11.2016

New quality management level at Belarusian enterprises by 2018
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.

08.11.2016

Movie about tractor Belarus wins two silver dolphins in Cannes
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.

23.10.2016

Clip about tractor “Belarus” wins award in Cannes
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!

04.10.2016

Center of Belarusian language and Culture opens in Pakistan
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.

01.10.2016

Belarus’ President state visit to China: $11 billion is sum of potential contracts
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.

26.09.2016

Belarus’ President meets with Chairman of State Military and Industrial Committee
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.

23.09.2016

New building of largest machine manufacturing factory opens in Belarus
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.

21.08.2016

Belarusian prisoners
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.

04.08.2016

New markets and more jobs: how can Belarusian companies fulfill these tasks?
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.

27.07.2016

Belarus premier visits Belarus-Chinese BelGee company
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 tests BelGee car assembled in Belarus
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.

22.07.2016

Alexander Lukashenko sets task to beautify Mogilev
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
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.
Alexander Lukashenko to make working trip to Mogilev region on July 22
Alexander Lukashenko to make working trip to Mogilev region on July 22 The President of Belarus on July 22 will make a working trip to the Mogilev region. The Head of State will be briefed on the implementation of instructions on socio-economic development of the region and improvement of the regional center.  

18.07.2016

Vladimir Khatskevich, deputy chief of the office of metallurgy and machine tool industry of the Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Belarus
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.

23.06.2016

President Lukashenko: Scientific developments must turn into industrial products
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
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.

16.06.2016

Belarus successfully tests new Polonez missile
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.

15.06.2016

Light armored vehicle by Minsk Wheel Tractor Plant showcased in Paris
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. 

06.06.2016

BelAgro 2016: Agricultural machinery exhibition to open in Minsk
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.

29.05.2016

Alexander Lukashenko: Belarusian products in demand around the world. We must learn to sell them
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.

26.05.2016

Minsk Tractor Works Garden Square opens in Minsk
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.  

17.05.2016

Belarus plans to reduce state support to enterprises - draft Presidential decree
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. 

15.05.2016

Belarusian flax worth $1 million and reason why Indian students want to study in Minsk: results of Belarus-India business forum
Belarusian flax worth $1 million and reason why Indian students want to study in Minsk: results of Belarus-India business forum Our special correspondent Olga Petrashevskaya has more details on the visit of the Belarusian parliamentary delegation to India. Let’s watch this story. If we imagine that the world economy is a road, then it can be said that India a giant racing car moving at an enormous speed. It is difficult to overtake it when it comes to the rate of growth. However, if you join its pace and try to stay close, you may succeed.

08.05.2016

Belarus-India cooperation: from trolleybuses to information technologies
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
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

06.05.2016

Alexander Lukashenko to visit Minsk Motor Plant
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.

03.05.2016

Belarusian Industrial Forum opens in Minsk May 3
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.

27.04.2016

Unique agromobil to be presented at Belarusian Industrial Forum
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.

21.04.2016

Belarusian industrialists about President's State of the Nation Address
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.

20.04.2016

Belarusian companies offered industrial Internet
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.

12.04.2016

Belarus-made parts to make up 50% in Geely cars
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.

11.04.2016

Alexander Lukashenko wants to give MAZ new face
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).

07.04.2016

Belarus President visits MAZ, sets specific tasks for all machine-building market players
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
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
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.

06.04.2016

Belarus' MPs, businessmen set to visit India
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.

31.03.2016

Alexander Surikov, Russian ambassador
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.

21.02.2016

New MAZ city bus model presented in Poland
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.

24.01.2016

Alexander Lukashenko: Private enterprises should be supported
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.

14.01.2016

First BelAZ trucks manufactured in Vietnam
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.

10.12.2015

Belarusian-Chinese Midea Horizont to branch out into new products in 2016
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.

07.12.2015

BelGee staff about Belarusian-Chinese automobile project
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.

03.12.2015

Belarus' Premier at Minsk's Kamvol company December 3
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 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.

30.11.2015

Belarus may introduce domestic developments in BelGee car production
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.

20.11.2015

Serbian president Tomislav Nikolic at Minsk Tractor Works
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.

18.11.2015

Andrei Kobyakov, Belarus' Premier
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.

10.10.2015

Industrial policy of Belarus is the most successful example of the post-Soviet space, Gennady Zyuganov says
Industrial policy of Belarus is the most successful example of the post-Soviet space, Gennady Zyuganov says Industrial policy of Belarus is the most successful example of the post-Soviet space, said the leader of the Communist Party of Russia October 9 during a visit to Minsk Tractor Works. However, this is not the only company which Gennady Zyuganov visited. He familiarized himself with the production capacity of MAZ.

07.10.2015

TV program I Am Walking Across The Country. Industrial production in Belarus
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.

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