Region (june 2014)
Lukashenko instructs to set up fund to support highly-profitable farms
MINSK, 27 June (BelTA) – Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko ordered to set up a fund to support highly-profitable farms during his working trip to Gomel Oblast on 26 June, BelTA has learned.
Gomel and Vinnitsa regions to boost ties in mechanical engineering, agriculture
GOMEL, 20 June (BelTA) – The Gomel and Vinnitsa regions have good potential for development of cooperation in mechanical engineering and agriculture. This announcement was made at a meeting between Gomel Oblast senior officials and a delegation of the Ukrainian region in Gomel, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee.
Belarusian Steel Works reports record high pipe export in May
GOMEL, 13 June (BelTA) – In May 2014 Belarusian Steel Works (BMZ trademark) shipped nearly 15,200 tonnes of pipes to customers, 120.6% as against 2013. It is the highest figure on record since the company started making pipes, BelTA learned from BMZ Press Secretary Alexander Olesik.
The company needed nearly 200 trucks and over 150 railway cars to transport this amount of pipes. Most of the hot-rolled pipes were exported. At present U.S. companies represent the key foreign trade partners of the Belarusian company. U.S. companies accounted for about 55% of BMZ's export in May or 8,300 tonnes in real terms.
Svetlogorsk Khimvolokno, Rostec to set up joint venture
GOMEL, 3 June (BelTA) - Svetlogorsk Khimvolokno and Russia's Rostec Corporation hold talks regarding the establishment of a joint venture, State Secretary of the Union State Grigory Rapota told reporters as part of his one-day trip to Gomel Oblast on 3 June, BelTA has learned.