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China builds EU beachhead with $5 billion city in Belarus

May 29, 2013 Comments off

by Aliaksandr Kudrytski on

China is building an entire city in the forests near Minsk to create a manufacturing springboard between the EU and Russia.

According to Chinese and Belarusian officials, the $5 billion development will include housing to accommodate 155,000 people.

“Nobody will be able to build anything like this industrial park anywhere else in Europe anymore”– said Gong Jianwei, China’s ambassador to Belarus.

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Highlights: Belarus – trade and investment opportunities with common economic space of 170 mln people

May 26, 2013 Comments off

The IRBA hosted a Business Breakfast Seminar in the Alexander Hotel, Merrion Square, Dublin on Friday, 17th May 2013. The event was dedicated to trade and investment opportunities with Belarus and common economic space of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan with the market space of 170 million people.

The event was attended by 50 guests, including Belarusian officials. Economic indicators, benefits of Customs Union and common economic space were highlighted and presented by some of the guests. It was mentioned that Kyrgyzstan, Armenia and Ukraine are considering joining the CU. Great opportunities for Irish investments into different Belarusian economic sectors were also discussed.

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BELARUS: Trade and investment opportunities with common economic space of 170 mln people

April 26, 2013 Comments off

The IRBA in collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland will be hosting a business breakfast seminar and an informal networking session.

BELARUS: Trade and investment opportunities with common economic space of 170 mln peopleBel Embassy Logo

Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan have established and introduced a Customs Union and a common economic space creating a greater market of 170 million people, with $8,500 GDP per capita. This event will provide a chance to learn about possible trade and investment opportunities, and is intended for senior business leaders and sales directors.

DATE: Friday, 17th May 2013

TIME: Breakfast served from 8.30am, with talks from 9am-10.30am.

VENUE: The Alexander Hotel, Merrion Square.


Welcome Address

  • H.E. Mr. Sergei Aleinik, Ambassador of Belarus to the UK and Northern Ireland, former representative to the UN

Country Introduction: Trading with and Investing in Belarus

  • Mr. Dmitry Klevzhits, Head of Belarus National Agency of Investment and Privatization, which is a counterpart of IDA Ireland
  • Mr. James Wilson, Director of the Belarus EU Business Council

Customs Union: What it means and how to trade with a wider market though Belarus

  • Mr. Aleksandr Sidoruk, Customs Union expert from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Read more…

News: Belarus Business & Investment Summit 2010

March 10, 2010 Comments off

Information on Belarus business summit that isĀ  taking place in Minsk on April 21st and 22nd.

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