Annual inflation in the Republic of Belarus was 16.8%, the National Statistical Committee reported. The researchers compared data from April 2022 to April 2021. Monthly inflation in Belarus in April was 1.6%.
Restrictions on transactions and difficulties with servicing Visa and Mastercard cards are forcing Belarusian businesses and ordinary people to look for alternative options. Chinese yuan and the UnionPay payment system are being considered as one of them.
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.
Minsk and Moscow have advanced by about 30% in the implementation of the integration maps. Now special attention is focused on the following areas: the tax sphere, customs cooperation, and the formation of a unified gas market.
The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade announced the interest of BELAZ in concluding a special investment contract (SPIC) for the production of dump trucks in the Russian Federation using state support mechanisms to strengthen its position in the market of a neighboring country.