International Trade in Belarus

International Trade in Belarus

Even today, Belarus' economy remains an economy in transition, inherited from the former Soviet block. After its independence in 1991, Belarus slowly adopted market-economy reforms, and in particular numerous privatizations. The country has always maintained close relations with Russia.... Read more

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  • Language Solutions plc

    Language Solutions plc

    Translation Services, Belarus

    We are a professional Service Provider offering a full range of services in translation, interpreting, localization, sworn translation,...
  • Stepanovski, Papakul & partners

    Stepanovski, Papakul & partners

    Foreign Direct investment, Belarus

    SPP renders a full range of legal services both to national and foreign companies, in various stages of their business activities,...

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  • Acumen International

    Acumen International

    HR Outsourcing, Belarus

    ACUMEN INTERNATIONAL is a SINGLE REGIONAL EMPLOYMENT SOLUTIONS PROVIDER in the former Soviet Union, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe plus...
  • GEFEST

    GEFEST

    Consumer/Household Goods Sales and Distribution, Belarus

    GEFEST, the leading electric and gas stoves supplier in Belarus, has been manufacturing quality stoves for over 60 years. Back in 1951,...

Overview About International Trade in Belarus

Main Industry Sectors

Agriculture contributes to around 9.2% of the country's GDP and employs 14% of the active population. 

The industry sector accounts for 41.8% of the GDP and employs 34.7% of workers.  The main industries of Belarus are machine tools, agricultural equipment, fertilizers, chemical products, prefabricated construction material, motor vehicles, motorcycles, textiles and some consumer products (such as refrigerators, watches, televisions, and radios).

The tertiary sector contributes around 50% to the GDP and employs 51.3% of Belarusian workers.

 

Economic Overview

Even today, Belarus' economy remains an economy in transition, inherited from the former Soviet block. After its independence in 1991, Belarus slowly adopted market-economy reforms, and in particular numerous privatizations. The country has always maintained close relations with Russia. Since 2005 and the accession of Loukachenko to the power, the country, which had adopted a "market socialism", has re-nationalized many private companies and the pressure from the part of the government has become stronger in the business field: arbitrary changes in regulations, numerous inspections, arrest of businessmen and fa...

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