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The Potash Market: a New Philosophy

In recent years, the global potash market has undergone major changes which has resulted in a shift in the market philosophy. Now the market is based on healthy competition between leading players and not on cartel agreements, which, of course, will affect a particularly important sector for Belarus: potash.

October 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Portrait of Belarus IT : Applied Systems

The Minsk Herald starts the series of interviews with prominent Belarusian IT businessmen. Our first guest is Serge Usovich, CEO of Applied Systems

September 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Belarusians’ savings flow into economy

Negative foreign trade surplus is growing, putting pressure on BYN exchange rate. Exporters need the weak national currency too so experts predict further devaluation.

July 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Export plan ‘33-33-33’: is the goal attainable?

The government plans to diversify Belarusian exports by 2020 so that one third of the products would go to the Eurasian Economic Union, another third — to the European Union and the rest of the products to other countries.

June 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Stadler believes in Belarus

The plant of the Swiss company Stadler in Fanipol has experienced a fall in demand for their products. The owner and CEO of Stadler Rail Group, Peter Spuhler, told reporters about the crisis response made by the foreign investor

March 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Belarus expects a loan from IMF

Country needs money as Russia is still refusing to help its western neighbour. But what the IMF demands from Belarus? And will it really help to restore economic growth?

February 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Will the powerlines run between Belarus and Europe?

The future construction of a nuclear power plant in Belarus will put the country before a surplus of electric energy. Is there a possibility of bridging the energy gap between Belarus and Europe?

January 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Belarus to negotiate new deal with Russia on export duties on oil

Official Minsk is going to have problems with gaining export duties on oil products and reaching an agreement on terms of oil supply for the next four years with Russian Federation, unless some major concession is made on its behalf.

December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Everybody wants to be in the Park

Belarus counts on the billion rubles investments in the China-Belarus industrial park "Great Stone Industrial Park", and its residents - on the unprecedented benefits

November 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

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