| 23.09.2013MINSK, 20 September (BelTA) - Factories to make medium density fiberboards (MDF) will be commissioned by the Belarusian furniture makers Gomeldrev and Mostodrev in 2014. The information was released by Alexander Pereslavtsev, Chairman of the Belarusian state forest, woodworking, and paper industries concern Bellesbumprom, at a joint session of the concern and the Belarusian Trade Ministry, BelTA has learned.
| 20.09.2013MINSK, 19 September (BelTA) - Gomselmash maintains production cooperation with 170 companies of the Russian Federation, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Belarusian government. The government took note of the openness of the Belarusian market. Supplies of Russian equipment also testify to this fact: Russia has recently delivered 169 Rosagromash harvesters and 1,500 Kamaz vehicles to Belarus.
| 17.09.2013GOMEL, 16 September (BelTA) - Belorusneft has sent the second seismic survey team to Ecuador, BelTA learnt from the press service of the company. The Belarusian specialists have already arrived in South America and will soon go to the Amazonian selva where they will be stationed. They signed a two-year contract with the Ecuadorian state-run oil company Petroamazonas EP. In line with the contract, the Belarusian team will conduct 3D seismic survey of an area of 1,500 square kilometers to search for hydrocarbon deposits.
| 11.09.2013MINSK, 11 September (BelTA) - The introduction of a special tax on Belarusians going abroad will be decided on within 1-1.5 months. The tax will not affect tourists, Vice Prime Minister of Belarus Piotr Prokopovich told the Respublika newspaper during a phone-in session held on 11 September, BelTA has learned. ?The government is now considering the idea. We are taking a closer look at it.
| 11.09.2013MINSK, 10 September (BelTA) - The international conference ?Efficient technologies of developing hydrocarbon deposits? will be held in Rechitsa on 1-4 October 2013, BelTA learnt from the press service of Belorusneft. Taking part in the forum will be leading specialists in hydrocarbon exploration from a number of countries, including Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Poland. The great distance between the countries was no obstacle for oil experts from Ecuador and Chile who also wanted to take part in the conference.