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Fitch’s analysis of the Belarusian economy: What are the main risks?

Belarus' long-term rating as a foreign currency issuer remains at 'RD' (Restricted Default), Fitch Ratings said. Fitch explains that Belarus continues to pay its USD-denominated Eurobond in the local currency, contrary to bond documentation which does not allow for settlement in alternative currencies.

October 31, 2022 // 0 Comments

Belarusian medical services export rised significantly in 2021

Deputy Minister of Health Boris Androsyuk anounced: "Despite COVID19 we managed to fulfill plan on export of medical services, probably due to the policy of openness of our country. We ensured a 20% growth and export exceeded $40 million.

February 23, 2022 // 0 Comments

Belarus and China: Commerce Before Politics

Against the backdrop of problems within the international arena and the ever-increasing political and economic isolation of Minsk, the role of China within Belarusian affairs continue to grow. Should we expect even more cooperation as Belarusian authorities hope?

September 13, 2021 // 1 Comment

AirBaltic resumed flights to Minsk National Airport

On March 28, the Latvian national airline AirBaltic made its first flight from Riga to Minsk National Airport after a one-year pause caused by COVID-19, according to the website of Minsk airport.

March 29, 2021 // 0 Comments

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