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20 March 2019
GOMEL (BelTA) – The Belarusian steel mill BMZ intends to step up its presence in Africa in 2019, BelTA has learned. In January-February 2019 BMZ’s shipments to African countries increased considerably in monetary terms and physical terms and exceeded 57,000 tonnes. The figure represents about 15% of the company’s total export. Negotiations with a potential customer from Senegal took place at BMZ in early March for the sake of securing the achieved results. The meeting touched upon the...
5 March 2019
GOMEL, 5 March (BelTA) – In 2018 Gomel Oblast exported over $17.1 million worth of tourism services, 26.4% up from 2017, BelTA learned from Denis Yezersky, Head of the Sport and Tourism Office of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee, on 5 March. According to the source, Gomel Oblast managed to hit its assigned target of $14.4 million in 2018. Gomel Oblast was the leader in terms of the growth rate of export of tourism services and had the third place after Minsk and the oblast in terms of...
27 February 2019
GOMEL(BelTA) – Gomel Oblast merchandise export (including oil and oil products) increased by 11.2% in 2018 over 2017, Igor Aslyuk, head of the economic committee of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee, said at the meeting of the regional administration, BelTA has learned. In 2018 local companies exported $4.1 billion worth of products. Igor Aslyuk noted that privately-held companies posted good growth last year, around 18.8%. “Not only the resident companies of the Gomel-Raton Free...
22 February 2019
GOMEL(BelTA) – Manufacturing, tourist and cultural potential of Gomel Oblast will be showcased at a fair and festival in Russia's Buryatia. These plans were discussed at a meeting of Gomel Oblast authorities and business people with Chairman of the National and Cultural Autonomy of Belarusians in Buryatia Alexander Kozlov, BelTA learned from Alevtina Saranchuk who is in charge of foreign economic contacts at the economy committee of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee. In particular,...
12 February 2019
GOMEL, 12 February (BelTA) – In 2018 the Belarusian steel mill BMZ exported over 2 million tonnes of metal products worth over $1.25 billion, which was up 25.9% over 2017, BelTA learned from the company. Last year BMZ exported steel products to 66 countries. Europe accounted for 49.1% of BMZ's exports, the CIS for 24.2% and Asia for 11.9%. The share of Africa and the Americas was 8.7% and 6.1% respectively. The top 10 importers included Russia, Germany, Lithuania, Israel, Ukraine,...
1 February 2019
MINSK(BelTA) - Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has signed a decree to confer the Order of Mother on 30 women from Gomel Oblast and Grodno Oblast for giving birth to and raising five and more children, BelTA has learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The award was conferred on women from all walks of life, including women working in the agricultural sector, education, healthcare and trade, social workers, and housekeepers. Among them are stock breeder from...
15 January 2019
GOMEL, 15 January (BelTA) – In 2018 the Belarusian steel mill BMZ shipped over 2.36 million tonnes of metal products, 106.2% as against 2017. Innovative products represented over 26% of the sold merchandise, BMZ Press Secretary Alexander Olesik told BelTA. In 2018 BMZ shipped over $380 million worth of innovative products to customers. The company started making 18 new kinds of products such as new varieties of round bars, rolled steel, reinforcing bars, and metal cord....
27 December 2018
GOMEL (BelTA) – Specialists of the Belarusian industrial group Belorusneft drilled another high-rate well in the Armadillo field (block 55) in Ecuador, the company’s press service told BelTA. The well is 3,496m deep. Once fully operational, it is expected to produce 64 tonnes of oil per day. Work is now in progress to prepare the well for commercial operation. The source reminded that the Armadillo oil field is being developed in line with the contract signed by the Ecuadorian...