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2 march 2016 Aleh Mazol

The Moment Of Truth: Digest Of Belarus Economy

On 16 February 2016, President Alexander Lukashenka announced zero tolerance for structural reforms being proposed by the government. Meanwhile, since the beginning of 2015 state debt has increased by more than half and real wages in dollar equivalent have fallen to a ten year low. Belarus's government is still trying to find a simple way out of the crisis by releasing new development plans while waiting for credit from the IMF and Russia.

17 february 2016

Studying V4 and Georgia experience in the field of administrative reforms to facilitate economic development in Belarus

Two-day international conference "Studying V4 and Georgia experience in the field of administrative reforms to facilitate economic development in Belarus" was held in Minsk.

11 february 2016 Kateryna Bornukova

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Digest Of Belarus Economy

The drop in oil prices in the first two weeks of January and the resulting volatility of the Belarusian rouble have taken centre stage.

18 january 2016 Kateryna Bornukova

2016 Will Be Tough, Reforms Or No Reforms – Digest Of Belarusian Economy

After several years of slow growth, 2015 became the first year of true recession. GDP fell by 3.9 per cent in January-November; employment declined over the year. The Belarusian rouble depreciated by almost 60 per cent.

30 november 2015

Belarus Delegation Visited Georgia to See Economic Reforms in Action

On November 26-27, an official delegation from Belarus visited Georgia to learn more about efficient reforms in tax administration, E-governance, and public services.

27 november 2015 Aleh Mazol

New Policies On Deposits, Waiting For Foreign Money - Digest Of Belarus Economy

On 20 November 2015 Belstat, the official statistical body, released the updated macro-economic statistics. Disappointing figures on exports and manufacturing suggest that the economic downturn in Belarus continues.

17 november 2015 Aleh Mazol

Open Lecture ”Exchange Rate, Imports of Intermediate and Capital Goods and GDP Growth in Belarus” by Aleh Mazol

6 november 2015 Dzmitry Kruk

Progressing Recession Deteriorates Quality Of Debts

On 27 October, the Belarusian statistical office released revised GDP data. The government actually bets on a quick revival of the economy and bails-out some firms and industries through expanding its own debt.

5 november 2015 Maryia Akulava

Open Lecture ”Gender and Innovativeness of the Enterprise: the Case of CIS countries”

Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center (BEROC) invites you to participate in an open lecture with Maryia Akulava (BEROC) ”Gender and Innovativeness of the Enterprise: the Case of CIS countries”.

5 november 2015

BEROC co-organized KEF-2015