Rail freight traffic from China to Europe through Belarus rose twofold in 2017, head of the Belarusian Railways Vladimir Morozov told the media during the roundtable discussion “Belarus' transit potential for Russia's foreign trade shipments”
Government set out outlines of cooperation with international organizations and interstate formations/
Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 23 November 2017 № 7 “On development of entrepreneurship” sets forth a large number of arrangement aimed at facilitating the development of entrepreneurial activity.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed the ordinance on entrepreneurship development, which is the key document in the package of regulations designed to improve the country's business climate
Government and National Bank approved application of some documents issued by International Accounting Standards Board in Belarus
The Belarus-China agreement on international freight transport was ratified
Head of China Xi Jinping said tha China had viewed Belarus as an important partner in the joint Belt and Road initiative
Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko took part in sessions of the annual conference of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum and the EaP CSF ninth annual assembly 26.10.2017.
19.09.2017 the Belarus President signed Decree №337 on regulating economic affairs of natural persons. The Decree expanded the list of business operations, what persons can carry out without getting registered as self-employed businessmen, provided they still pay the self-employed tax.
The Republic of Belarus suggests establishing joint ventures to make agricultural machines to China's Gansu Province.