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Belarus EU Press Review: June/2012

Belarus-EU Press ReviewInterview: Has Belarus passed bottom?

Interview with Ben Aris, BusinessNewEurope, London.

Kariagin: Belarusian businessman rather optimistic

In May, 506 managers of private enterprises and individual entrepreneurs were interviewed about the state of the economy and business climate in Belarus. Based on the results, there was calculated the index of business optimism (IBO).


Belarus EU Press Review: May/2012

Belarus-EU Press ReviewMinsk confirmed as venue of 2014 world hockey championship

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) confirmed at its congress in Helsinki on May 18 that the 2014 world championship will take place in Minsk.

U.S. says Belarusian bank "of primary money-laundering concern"

JSC CredexBank, or Credex, as an institution of "primary money-laundering concern".


Belarus EU Press Review: April/2012

Belarus-EU Press ReviewMTL: Belarus goes 86 places up in Doing Business Ranking

By 2015, Belarus hopes to rank at least 70th in terms of taxation in the World Bank's ranking Doing Business. This was reported by Deputy Minister for Taxes and Levies (MTL) of Belarus Ella Selitskaya. In this ranking Belarus has already risen from 183rd to 156th place, but this is not the outcome that suits Belarus.

Council of Eurasian Economic Commission calls on EU to abolish sanctions against Belarus

The Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia expressed concern about the European Union’s sanctions against Belarus.


Belarus EU Press Review: March/2012

Belarus-EU Press ReviewfDI optimistic about Belarus’ prospects to raise foreign investment

The Financial Times published a report on business dong conditions in Belarus which offers an optimistic prognosis about Belarus’ prospects of attracting potential investors. 

Belarusian central bank reduces world’s highest rate to 36%

Belarus cut its benchmark refinancing rate, the world’s highest, for the third time this year as inflation slows following last year’s balance-of- payments crisis.


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