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Ability to use Russian payment cards Mir everywhere in Belarus by late 2020
19 September, 19:11
The official said: “The relevant roadmap is available. We are very fruitfully working in this direction. A pilot project will be launched early next year. Very good prospects.” After the pilot project is launched, it should become possible to use Mir cards everywhere in Belarus by the end of 2020.
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Russia's Novosibirsk to buy more Belarusian vehicles to ease traffic
19 September, 18:40
Novosibirsk is stuck in traffic jams. The city aims to encourage local residents to use public transport more and needs to expand its public transport fleet with new buses, trolleybuses with autonomous motion, and trams.
Share of energy-effective homes in new construction in Belarus expected to reach 50% by 2021
19 September, 14:11
According to the source, by 2021 up to 50% of the new construction has to use energy-effective designs in line with the government program on housing construction for 2016-2020.
Belarus to attend ISO General Assembly 2019
19 September, 11:04
The meeting will highlight ISO development through 2030. Participants are set to determine the priorities for the organization, and define the strategy to guide it through the next ten years.
EAEU Court conference opens in Minsk
19 September, 10:43
The event has brought together more than 200 participants: ministers and officials of the Eurasian Economic Commission, government bodies of the member states, constitutional and supreme courts, parliaments, relevant ministries and departments, representatives of international organizations and the judiciary, the business and scientific communities, practicing lawyers.
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Light industry enterprises of Belarus, Uzbekistan to expand cooperation
18 September, 19:59
Bellegprom Chairwoman Tatiana Lugina met with Chairman of Uztekstilprom Association Ilkhom Khaidarov. The sides sketched out prospects of trade and economic cooperation and worked out an algorithm for implementing the roadmap on advancing cooperation.
Interest in Belarus-Turkey cooperation in nuclear oversight noted
18 September, 18:54
The first unit of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant in Turkey is supposed to be commissioned in 2023, this is why the Turkish agency is interested in the experience and accomplishments of Belarus, which is busy implementing a nuclear energy program and will commission its first nuclear reactor sooner.
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Belarus to continue exporting electricity after nuclear power plant goes online
18 September, 17:55
The official said: “Today we have a lot of proposals and have signed a number of contracts on exporting electricity. In 2019 we expect we will be able to double electricity export in comparison with last year."
Aleksandr Turchin and Askar Beisenbayev
Kazakhstan hopes to increase trade with Belarus
18 September, 17:27
According to Askar Beisenbayev, the potential of trade and economic relations between Belarus and Kazakhstan has not been fully realized. The two countries need to increase the volume of trade. The ambassador named setting up joint ventures, joint entry into the Chinese market among the promising areas of cooperation.
Jozef Migas
Slovakia to invest €15-20m in agricultural projects in Belarus
18 September, 16:13
Slovakia plans to implement a big investment project in the agricultural sector of Belarus, Slovakia's Ambassador to Belarus Jozef Migas told the media ahead of the Belarusian-Slovakian Economic Forum held as part of the Belarusian Industrial and Investment Forum in Minsk on 18 September.
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