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Modernization in Belarus

10.10.2017

Andrei Kobyakov: Financial improvement is foreseen for 35 agricultural organizations
Andrei Kobyakov: Financial improvement is foreseen for 35 agricultural organizations How to restore paying capacity and deal with creditors. The fate of problematic agricultural organizations was discussed in the Council of Ministers on October 10.

07.10.2017

Council of Ministers prepares amendments for decree on financial rehabilitation of Belarusian agricultural plants
Council of Ministers prepares amendments for decree on financial rehabilitation of Belarusian agricultural plants Andrei Kobyakov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus: It is high time to take reasonable measures on a whole range of projects on improving agricultural plants without any harm. Additional normative ensuring is necessary.

02.09.2017

Belarus Premier inspects construction works of milk production complexes  in Brest Region
Belarus Premier inspects construction works of milk production complexes in Brest Region Financial solutions and technological schemes. The fulfilment of the indications given by the President on building milk production complexes in the Brest region has been inspected by Belarus’ Premier on September 1. Not only the fulfilment of plans was discussed, but saving money was as well. The sooner the projects are realized, the quicker it will be possible to get profit out of them.

26.08.2017

Andrei Kobyakov esteems Belarus’ industrial modernization
Andrei Kobyakov esteems Belarus’ industrial modernization The modernization of industrial plants in Belarus must prove its efficiency. This was stated by Belarus’ Premier, Andrei Kobyakov, when summing up the results of his working visit to the Mogilev region. The Prime Minister visited a range of large plants of the region.

22.08.2017

Alexander Lukashenko about modernization of milk production complexes by end of 2018
Alexander Lukashenko about modernization of milk production complexes by end of 2018 Alexander Lukashenko held a meeting with the directors of the economic block of Belarus. The social and economic results of the first half of 2017 have been summed up in the Independence Palace on August 22. Belarus is going through an important period for food security – the harvesting campaign. The President demanded to avoid slurs and sarcasm. The Building of storages for cattle feed and milk production complexes were among the subjects of discussion during the meeting.

19.06.2017

Belarus' Presidential Administration discussing modernization issues
Belarus' Presidential Administration discussing modernization of large enterprises How to accelerate, simplify and reduce the cost of building and modernizing large industrial facilities? This was discussed at a meeting of the Head of the Presidential Administration Natalia Kochanova with a team of the Belarusian petrochemical plant in Novopolotsk on June 16.

01.06.2017

Belarus President says oil refining turning into unprofitable industry
Belarus President says oil refining turning into unprofitable industry The President has criticized the work of Belarusian oil refining on June 1 at a meeting on the strategy for the development of the industry. The question is akin to the independence of the state, Alexander Lukashenko is convinced. Two refineries bring the same benefits as one telecommunications company Beltelecom. Oil refining is a strategic industry for Belarus, its share in industry is more than 13%, and about 17% in export. But in 2016, the oil balance went into negative territory.

24.05.2017

Foreign oil refiners study Mozyr Oil Refinery modernization practices
Foreign oil refiners study Mozyr Oil Refinery modernization practices The investment projects of Belarusian oil refineries brought together the leading companies of the planet on May 24. Participants of the scientific and technical conference study the experience of Mozyr Oil Refinery's dynamic modernization as well as innovations and prospects for the development of the entire industry. In 11 years alone, from 2005 to 2016, the company invested more than $1.5 billion, which made the plant one of the most modern in the continent.

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.

22.04.2017

President Lukashenko: Straightforward and swift communication of governance and people needed
President Lukashenko: Straightforward and swift communication of governance and people needed New technologies for progress service. Successful examples of implementing electronic systems already exist: banks, customs, medicine and education. The next step is electronic government, optimization and work “for a result” in all sectors. Furthermore, the ideas of Belarusian nationhood remain unchanging. Among the main subjects ids the dialogue between the authorities and the people.

17.04.2017

Modernization of wood industry: Rechitsadrev example
Modernization of wood industry: Rechitsadrev example Big politics must not overshadow domestic issues... President Lukashenko understands this and every working visit to Belarusian regions is filled with economic issues and communication with people, in which not only global topics but also local issues are raised. The working trip of the head of state to the Gomel region was not an exception. Ekaterina Zhilyanina reports.

15.04.2017

Andrei Kobyakov about upward economic trends in Belarus
Andrei Kobyakov about upward economic trends in Belarus Upward economic trends have been outlined in Belarus. This statement was made by Belarus Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov on April 14, 2017. Andrei Kobyakov visited Grodno region where he got acquainted with the current situation at some of the plants.

12.04.2017

President Lukashenko: Professionals and great specialists won't fall down from the sky
President Lukashenko: Belarus is liberalizing business climate for economic growth After visiting JSC Rechitsadrev, Alexander Lukashenko traditionally talked to the employees of the plant. The future of Belarus and the development of small towns, salaries, personnel policy and public security were discussed. People also asked about visa cancellation, not only from Belarus’ side but about reciprocal steps from other countries.

21.11.2016

The average salary in CIS countries
To achieve average salary of $500 in Belarus: challenge accepted While visiting Mogilev Region at the beginning of the week and giving a press conference later, the President of Belarus has initiated to discuss and to implement the task that has excited both journalists and working class people. It has been the task to make the average salary be equal to no less than $500. In other words, an average Belarusian must earn BYN1,000 a month. And ‘to earn’ is the key word here, as no money will fall from heaven or even from local authorities.

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.

14.11.2016

Germany to modernize Belarus' MogilevKhimvolokno company
Germany to modernize Belarus' MogilevKhimvolokno company The Mogilev-based company Mogilevkhimvolokno will be modernized by 2020 to become an entirely new business. Radical changes will come thanks to modernization. This task was set by Alexander Lukashenko during a visit to the giant of the chemical industry. The Head of State stressed the need not to stretch the timeline and demanded the finish of works as soon as possible. Modernization will take place in two stages and as a result the company will start producing products that are now in demand in the market.

19.06.2016

The West sees no threat from Belarus, Belarusian Ambassador to Belgium and Luxembourg says
The West sees no threat from Belarus, Ambassador to Belgium and Luxembourg says One of the key appointments, which was mentioned in the video digest, was a new Belarusian Ambassador to Belgium with concurrent accreditation in Luxembourg, and at the same time permanent representative to the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, as well as Permanent Representative to NATO. Alexander Mikhnevich is here with us in the studio. Judging by the number of duties or list of official titles, there is much to talk about. Mr Mikhnevich, hello.

13.10.2015

Belarus, Austria open new page in relations
Belarus President: New stage begins in my life President Alexander Lukashenko met with First Deputy Chairman of the National Council of Austria, Karl-Heinz Kopf, to discuss the development of economy. Representatives of the official Vienna and heads of large companies are currently on their visit in Minsk. Many of them took part in the modernization of Belarusian enterprises. Among the EU countries Austria is the largest investor in the real sector of Belarus. Austrian business says business climate in our country is suitable. Since 2014, official contacts have intensified.

10.10.2015

Belarus Today: from weak post-Soviet state to respectful nation in the center of Europe Belarus has in recent years created a number of unique facilities, not only the NPP and made a lot of achievements.   Belarusians remember the 1990s as a period of complete chaos and collapse. They did not even think about the construction of the social, cultural and sports facilities. People were just trying to survive. Belarus today is a nice and clean (this is the first thing foreigners say), but also a modern, well-maintained, safe and comfortable.

01.10.2015

Belarus implements innovative project for making of concrete products
Belarus implements innovative project for making of concrete products Investments in construction. Belarus has implemented an innovative project for the production of concrete products. The technology aims to improve the quality of products and improve the product range as well as reduce energy consumption.     Innovative technologies at work. This Italian robot automatically marks and assembles design of future products. Previously, the construction enterprise MAPID had to order each form for a separate product. Now the path from drawing a sketch to the making of a production design has reduced to a minimum.     

28.08.2015

President Lukashenko continues working trip to Brest region
President Lukashenko continues working trip to Brest region The Belarus President continues his working trip to the Brest region. Alexander Lukashenko on August 28 will visit the Kamenets district to get familiar with the course of fulfillment of his instructions to restore order on the farms of the former agricultural production co-operative "Sovetskaya Belorussiya".  The head of state will also visit the engine yard "Belovezhsky". It is expected that the President will be reported on the completion of the harvesting of grain and fodder and the socio-economic development of the Brest region.    

03.05.2015

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.

29.04.2015

Belarus Premier at a government session
Belarus Premier: Still no expected effect from woodworking industry modernization There is still no effect from the planned modernization of the woodworking industry in Belarus, said the Belarusian head of government Andrei Kobyakov at the April 28 session of the Presidium of the Council of Ministers. It considered the results of the operation of the group Bellesbumprom.

11.12.2014

Income tax in Belarus may increase to 13% Belarus continues to support families with children: in 2015, record amounts of money will be allocated for these purposes from the country's budget. The House of Representatives, the lower house of the Belarus parliament, adopted the 2015 budget of Belarus in the first reading on December 11.  Next year's budget will focus on decreasing the national debt, maintaining the achieved level of funding for health and education and increased support for families with children. Great Patriotic War veterans will get a total of Br300 billion.