Participation in the 17th Minsk Forum „The Place of Belarus in Europe“
From the 4th to 6th December 2019 the 17th Minsk Forum, dedicated to the theme “The Place of Belarus in Europe. Chances for Foreign Policy, Economy, Civil Society and Culture”, was held in Minsk. The forum was organasied by the German-Belarusian Society e.V. (dbg).
Numerous high-ranking government representatives from Belarus and abroad took part in the event. Among the guests were Michael Siebert, German Federal Foreign Office Representative for Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia, Dirk Wiese, German Federal Government Coordinator for Inter-Societal Cooperation with Russia, Central Asia and the Eastern Partnership Countries, Oleg Kravchenko, Belarusian Deputy Foreign Minister, Manfred Huterer, German Ambassador, and Dirk Schübel, Head of the EU Delegation.
Participation in IFC conference on Credit Guarantee Fund for SMEs
The conference “Partial Credit Guarantee Mechanism for the Financing of SMEs: Different Aspects of the Guarantee Fund and Its Mobilizing Role in Belarus” was held in Minsk on 17 October. The event was organized by the International Financial Coorporation (IFC) in Belarus.
Ivan Koriakin, GET Belarus expert on loan guarantee funds, presented at the conference a new policy briefing on “Developing a Sustainable Loan Guarantee Fund in Belarus”, incorporating different international experiences and making concrete recommendations for Belarus. The event was attended by around 60 national and international participants – representatives of the Ministry of Economy, the National Bank, the Development Bank and other national institutions in Belarus – as well as numerous international experts.
Developing a sustainable loan guarantee fund is an important issue for Belarus, as it can greatly facilitate SMEs’ access to finance, thereby helping to strengthen the still relatively weak private sector.
Study on improving the business climate presented in Belarus
On September 26, Robert Kirchner, Deputy Team Leader of the German Economic Team Belarus presented a new study on improving the business climate in Belarus at the event “10th Day of the German Economy” in Minsk. The event was attended by around 200 national and international participants, including high-ranking representatives of the Belarusian Government and a delegation of German business representatives led by Secretary of State Dr. Ulrich Nussbaum from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.
Report on the economic policy dialogue in Belarus
Twice a year, Berlin Economics hosts an event to report about current economic policy topics in the advisory work in Belarus.
The event took place on July 4th in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. Using this format we aim to provide an opportunity for representatives of German institutions to get background information about current economic developments.
Seminar on Cost-Benefit Analysis
On September 30 the German Economic Team (GET) Belarus, in cooperation with BEROC, the IPM Research Center and the National Agency of Investment and Privatization, organized a seminar on Cost-Benefit Analysis, which took place in Minsk. (more…)
Information session on government consultancy in BMWi
The information session on governement consultancy in Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia and Moldova takes place twice a year in the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). The specialist public consists of experts from various state institutions, non-governmental organisations, think tanks and business associations. (more…)
The biannual information session in the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) on government consultancy in the countries Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and Georgia was again very well attended.
The Berlin Economics’ experts first gave presentations on the economic situation in Ukraine, the situation in the east of the country as well as to the specific sectors of machine building and gas.
Presentation of the Belarusian Macroeconomic Forecast
On June 19, GET Belarus and the IPM Research Center jointly presented the „Belarusian Macroeconomic Forecast“ during a public seminar in Minsk. Representatives from different state institutions, business associations, the diplomatic community, journalists, as well as other stakeholders were invited to this event. (more…)
7th day of German Economy in Belarus
The 7th edition of the “Day of German Economy in Belarus” took place on October 8th this year. The theme was “Skilled personnel for the economy – concepts, experience, outlooks”. (more…)
Presentation of the Belarusian macroeconomic forecast
|On June 13, 2013, GET Belarus has presented the new edition of „Belarusian macroeconomic forecast„ in Minsk. For the fourth time this forecast, a joint product of German Economic Team (GET) Belarus and IPM Research Centre, was presented to the public. (more…)