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World Bank to make proposals on agricultural clusters in Belarus
11 December, 10:50
A working meeting with World Bank experts took place in the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry on 10 December to discuss the implementation of the project to develop a cluster system in Belarus.
Belarus, Egypt seek closer cooperation in industry
11 December, 10:20
The parties agreed upon the terms of delivery of the first batch of MAZ vehicles to the Helwan Machinery and Equipment Company, taking into account the localization and use of local components.
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Belarusian MTZ expands target market for timber harvesters
10 December, 19:58
During the expo the Belarusian company presented the forwarder Belarus ML-131, which is designed to collect, load, and transport timber assortment, the multifunctional machine Belarus-1221, and the tower yarder Belarus MTK-431.
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Minsk cogeneration plant No.4 considering burning waste to generate energy
10 December, 19:20
The official said: “Minsk cogeneration plant No.4 has been tentatively chosen for the project. Pre-design documentation is being developed. Three possible technical solutions are under consideration. Environmental impact has been calculated for each of them.”
Creation of confectionery holding company under consideration in Belarus
10 December, 19:01
The executive said: “First of all, we would like to see the confectionery company Slodych as part of the holding company. The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus is working on it. The experience of [the dairy producer] Savushkin Product in this area has been examined.”
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Production of counterfeit parts for BelAZ trucks stopped in Russia's Kemerovo Oblast
10 December, 18:45
Enterprising individuals bought used parts and entire aggregates of BelAZ trucks from scrapyards. The parts were then machined and painted. The refurbished parts were stamped to indicate they are new.
Inflation in Belarus at 0.2% in November 2019
10 December, 18:34
In November 2019 the base index of consumer prices, which does not account for changes in prices for individual goods and services susceptible to administrative and seasonal factors, stood at 100.1% over October 2019 and 103.4% as against December 2018.
Belarus' export down 1.6% to $34.6bn in January-October
10 December, 17:54
In January-October 2019 Belarus' export of merchandise and services dropped by 1.6% year-on-year to $34.612 billion, BelTA learned from the website of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus (NBRB).
Belarusian Kommunarka's export up three times since 2013
10 December, 16:59
We have significantly ramped up the production as we have installed new equipment - by about 60% since 2013, Ivan Danchenko noted.
Aleksandr Subbotin. An archive photo
Belarus expected to make breakthrough during its EAEU presidency
10 December, 16:17
In 2020 Belarus' representative will chair the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission. The country will also preside over various agencies within the EAEU.
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