Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center

Seminar on Private Sector Development in Belarus was held in Minsk

On September 7, 2016, BEROC organized a seminar on Private Sector Development in Belarus.

Representatives of business and expert communities, international organizations, diplomats, state officials, and journalists attended the event.

The discussion focused on the barriers and opportunities for the SME development in Belarus.

Program of the seminar 

Speakers' presentations:

Darya Urban "Barriers for business development in Belarus"

Maryia Akulava "Gender aspects of the private sector in Belarus"

Маrija Krumina "Private sector development in Latvia. Features of GEM (Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Survey) for further development"

Arnis Sauka "Investment climate in Latvia (Sentiment Index)"
"Shadow Economy in the Baltics"

Aliaksandr Yauseichyk "Entrepreneurship support programs"

Georgy Badey "Challenges and struggles for Belarusian business"

Coverage in the media:
Belarus's Private Sector At A Crossroads
"Надеялись, что рубль будет падать, а он уже полгода не падает". На что жалуется бизнес?
Дарья Урбан: Малый и средний бизнес начинает терять оптимизм
Мария Акулова: Доля женщин среди собственников компаний в Беларуси составляет почти 44%
The seminar was arranged with the financial support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Swedish Institute (SI).

Photographs courtesy of Mikhail Kryzhanouski.