Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Sidorsky charged the Ministry for Taxes and Duties to take measures to eliminate “envelope wages”.
In line with resolution of the Council of Ministers of Belarus No 111 since January 1, 2008 a minimum wage has been increased to Br208,8 thousand in Belarus.
About Br90 billion is expected to be invested in reconstruction of the National Film Studio Belarusfilm, Vice Premier of Belarus Alexander Kosinets told reporters on January 30.
Attracting investors in small towns will foster the economic growth of Belarus, Vice-Premier of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov told BelTA when commenting on Decree No1 “On stimulating the production and sales of goods and services”.
Belarus needs a system, which would give local budgets an opportunity to earn money, Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Sidorsky said on January 30 at a session of the board of the Finance Ministry of Belarus.
On January 29, Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Sidorsky visited power-generating facilities in Belynichi, the Mogilev oblast.
The trade turnover between Belarus and Turkmenistan may reach $1 billion by 2010, Vice-Premier of Belarus Alexander Kosinets said on January 27 at a session of the Belarusian-Turkmen commission for trade and economic cooperation.
Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Sidorsky will meet with Deputy Chairman of the Сabinet of Turkmenistan Khydyr Saparlyev on January 28 in Minsk.
A major breakthrough has been secured in setting up the Customs Union of Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan, Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Sidorsky said commenting on results of a session of the EurAsEC Interstate Council. The session involving heads of government took place in Moscow on January 25.
A session of the Council of Ministers of the Union State will be held in Minsk on March 21, Russian Premier Viktor Zubkov noted during his meeting with Belarusian Prime Minister Sergei Sidorsky.