2019 Investment Climate Statements: Belarus

The U.S. Department of State’s Investment Climate Statement: Belarus The U.S. Department of State’s Investment Climate Statements provide country-specific information on the business climates of more than 170 countries and are prepared by economic officers stationed in embassies and posts around the world. They analyze a variety of economies that are or could be markets for U.S. businesses of all sizes. High Technology Park (HTP) Created in 2005 to foster development of the IT and software development […]

Belarus is a forward-thinking technology-powered nation

Minsk, Belarus

In December 2017, President Lukashenko signed a decree, which came into force three months later. According to some reports, Lukashenko allegedly said: “If it benefits us, it’s a plus. If not, I know who to blame.”  The decree marked a turning point in the evolution of the tech sector of the former Soviet republic with its 9.4 million citizens. It had an impact even before it was signed, says Dmitry Titov, the press secretary of the Belarusian high-tech […]

Software named Belarus’ main export to USA

Statue of Liberty

Software has become a number one export of Belarus to the USA, with the relevant figure past $0.5 billion. The fact was pointed out by Minister-Counsellor of the Embassy of Belarus in Russia Vadim Senyuta as he opened the second international conference “Designing the future. Digital reality problems” in the embassy on 7 February. The Digital Economy Development Ordinance was adopted in December 2017. The diplomat reminded that the ordinance had been presented at a similar forum […]