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Naša Niva: Belarusian Economists from Western Universities Plan to Launch a Masters Programme in Belarus
Naša Niva: Belarusian Economists from Western Universities Plan to Launch a Masters Programme in Belarus
An interview with Michail Holasaŭ (Mikhail Golosov), a Belarus-born economics professor at Yale University. The initiative of these people is really worth admiration. It is very important for the Belarusian...
21 November 2009
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IMF Approves of Belarus’ Economic Policy

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission competed its third review of the country’s Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) in Minsk on Nov. 10-19. The mission scrutinized the implementation of the economic program tied to IMF’s loan to Belarus. Chief of IMF mission...

19 November 2009
ЗША падоўжылі змякчэнне санкцый супраць двух прадпрыемстваў «Белнафтахіма»

Мінфін ЗША у чарговы раз падоўжыў рашэнне пра змякчэнне санкцый супраць двух беларускіх прадпрыемстваў канцэрна «Белнафтахім» – ААТ «Лакафарба» і «Полацк-Шкловалакно». Як паведамляе афіцыйны...

17 November 2009
Transparency International: Беларусь зноў прызнаная карумпаванай краінай

Усясьветная грамадзкая арганізацыя Transparency International апублікавала штогадовы рэйтынг карумпаванасьці краінаў. Паводле яго, Беларусь прызнаная краінай з высокай ступеньню карумпаванасьці.

4 September 2009
Belarusian Nuclear Power Project: Dangerous and Expensive

On September 2nd, Belarus moved one step closer to building its first nuclear reactor by signing an agreement with Russia’s AtomStroyExport for constructing a nuclear power plant in...

28 August 2009
The IMF Asks the Belarus Government to Weaken its Grip over the Economy

WASHINGTON – Having concluded another round of consultations with Belarus authorities, the International Monetary Fund urges the Government to sell state assets, curb lending and raise...

21 July 2009
Barely Solvent but Ready to Gamble
Barely Solvent but Ready to Gamble

President Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s playing Moscow against the West is turning a profit in the midst of global economic crisis. Having received $1.5 billion from Russia and $1.5 billion from the International...

11 June 2009
IMF to lend Belarus an additional $1 billion
IMF to lend Belarus an additional $1 billion

Apparently, the IMF mission to Belarus was satisfied with the efforts the country is making to tackle its worst economic crises since early 1990-s. The fund agreed...

1 April 2009
World Bank to provide Belarus with $125mn loan

Washington – According to Belarusian news agency Belta, the World Bank and Belarus have agreed on a $125 million draft loan for a new energy-effectiveness project.

11 March 2009
IMF: Belarus’ Economic Challenges More Difficult
IMF: Belarus’ Economic Challenges More Difficult

WASHINGTON - The economic situation in Belarus has worsened since the eastern European country signed a $2.46 billion loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund in January, the IMF said...

18 February 2009
U.S. Will Not Lift Sanctions if Situation in Belarus Doesn’t Change

The United States chargé d’affaires in Belarus Jonathan Moore commented on the situation with U.S. sanctions against Lukashenka’s regime.

11 February 2009
The Jamestown Foundation: Will Lukashenka Be Welcomed in Prague?

WASHINGTON – David Marples has written on the most recent developments in EU-Belarus relations in the Jamestown Foundation’s Eurasia Daily Monitor.

4 February 2009
Belarus moves up in Doing Business Report – 2009
Belarus moves up in Doing Business Report – 2009

 

22 January 2009
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The Heritage and the WSJ: Belarus economic freedom is the worst in Europe