Belarusian economy: an overview
Presentation to the European Parliament –Delegation for Relations with Belarus on the state of the economy
Belarus: country overview
As part of the former Soviet Union, Belarus had a relatively well-developed industrial base; it retained this industrial base – which is now outdated, energy inefficient, and dependent on subsidized Russian energy and preferential access to Russian markets
Industry Trends & Business Climate
The Business Environment in Belarus
An overview of business environment in Belarus: main industries, free economic zones, communications and transport infrastructure, science and engineering
Establishing a Presence
Types of companies and their registration
This site describes the 10 different business structures in Belarus
Setting up a company in Belarus
This site provides information about how to start up a business in Belarus, what your options are and how long the process takes
Types of companies and their registration
This site describes the business registration process in Belarus
Starting a Business in Belarus
This site provides a detailed summary of the bureaucratic and legal hurdles faced by entrepreneurs wishing to incorporate and register a new firm in Belarus.
Belarus Sales Tax Rate | VAT Forecast 2016-2020
Sales Tax Rate in Belarus is expected to be 19.82 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Belarus Sales Tax Rate | VAT is projected to trend around 20.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.
Belarus Sales Tax Rate | VAT | 2006-2016
The Sales Tax Rate in Belarus stands at 20 percent. Sales Tax Rate in Belarus averaged 19.27 percent from 2006 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 20 percent in 2010 and a record low of 18 percent in 2007. Sales Tax Rate in Belarus is reported by the Ministry for Taxes and Levies of the Republic of Belarus.
Belarus Corporate Tax Rate 2006-2016
The Corporate Tax Rate in Belarus stands at 18 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Belarus averaged 21.60 percent from 2006 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 24 percent in 2007 and a record low of 18 percent in 2012. Corporate Tax Rate in Belarus is reported by the Ministry for Taxes and Levies of the Republic of Belarus.
Belarus Corporate – Taxes
The standard CIT, also known in Belarus as profits tax, rate is 18%. The profits tax rate for banks and insurance companies is 25%.
Belarus Personal Income Tax Rate Forecast 2016-2020
Personal Income Tax Rate in Belarus is expected to be 14.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Belarus Personal Income Tax Rate is projected to trend around 13.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.
Belarus – Taxes on personal income
Generally, any individual income derived from Belarus and foreign sources is taxed at a flat rate of 13%.
Comprehensive Information on Belarus Visa Requirements
Travel Visas, Belarus
Most foreign visitors to Belarus require one of a range of available visas: Belarus transit visas, short or long-stay visas, single or multi-entry
Belarus Transportation – Taxi, Train, Bus & Airport Tips
Tips on getting to and getting around Belarus from real travelers and locals.
Transport in Belarus – Lonely Planet
Complete guide to public transportation in Belarus
Telecommunications in Belarus
Telecommunications in Belarus involves the availability and use of electronic devices and services, such as thetelephone, television, radio or computer
About us | Beltelecom
The Republican Unitary Enterprise Beltelecom is a modern telecommunication company with a long history, the personnel of which provides and develops communication technologies important for the state, society, private and corporate customers.
Backlash as Belarus imposes ‘social parasite’ law
Backlash as Belarus imposes ‘social parasite’ law to fine unemployed
Employment Law in Belarus
In Belarus it’s a good idea to find a local lawyer in Belarus who can help you understand the employment regulations and keep you up to date on any changes.
Labor Market Regulation in Belarus
This site providesa detailed summary of some of the labor regulations that would apply to local entrepreneurs wishing to hire workers, organize working schedules, improve job quality for workers, or make workers redundant for economic reasons in Belarus.
Employment Law in Belarus
See “Termination of Contracts in Belarus” and “Dismissal in Belarus”
Cost of Living in Belarus
Average prices of more than 40 products and services in Belarus. Prices of restaurants, food, transportation, utilities and housing are included.
Cost of Living in Belarus. 2016 prices in Belarus
Cost of living comparisons in more than 1,600 cities all over the world.
Belarus has a well-regarded education system, including universities and further education institutions that attract numerous foreign students
Education in Belarus – Wikipedia
Each of the regions inside Belarus have oversight of the education systems, and students have the ability to attend either a public (state) or a private school.
Belarus Public Holidays 2016 and 2017
Belarus’ complete list of public holidays for 2016 and 2017.
Public Holidays in Belarus in 2016
Comprehensive list of National Public Holidays that are celebrated in Belarus during 2016 with dates and information on the origin and meaning of holidays.
Business Etiquette – Doing Business in Belarus | etiquette
Dos and Don’ts of business etiquette in Belarus
Business Etiquette – Belarus – Culture, Customs & Etiquette
Description of basic etiquette rules plus those specific to business and students
Climate of the World: Belarus
Belarus has a temperate-continental climate with moderate features which is characteristic for Central Europe, with hot summers, long, cold winters and very distinct seasons.
Climate of Belarus
Belarusian climate is moderately continental, a transitional form from maritime to continental climate with mild and humid winters, warm summers
Belarus travel advice – GOVUK
Latest travel advice from the UK governmentfor Belarus including safety and security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health
Belarus – travel.state.gov
See “Safety and Security” on this site
Demographics of Belarus – Wikipedia
The demographics of Belarus is about the demographic features of the population ofBelarus, including population growth, population density, ethnicity, education
Demographics – CIA – The World Factbook — Belarus
Demographic facts and statistics on Belarus from the CIA
Export regulations by Customs of Belarus
Detailed list of duty-free, prohibited and restricted items available for export under rules andregulations by Customs of Belarus.
Belarus – Trade – European Commission
The EU is Belarus’ second main trade partner with almost a one third share in the country’s overall trade. Russia is Belarus’ most important trading partner and absorbs almost half of Belarus’ international trade.
International agreements, Belarus
Belarus has strong business ties with more than 150 countries and has been making concerted efforts to further improve trading agreements around the world.
Customs: Regulations, Export-Import
Belarus Customs regulations and procedures for importing and exporting goods at border.
Housing and Rentals
Belarus Corporate Housing and Extended Stay Hotels
Search our Furnished Short Term Housing & Extended Stay Hotel directory
Search the Furnished Short Term Housing & Extended Stay Hotel directory
Housing Belarus, property in Belarus – expat
Buy and sell property in Belarus. Find an accommodation, rent a house in Belarus and much more
Belarus Travel Guide – VirtualTourist
949 real travel reviews, tips, and photos from real travelers and locals in Belarus
Belarus Travel Guide and Travel Information
Expert Belarus travel guide including detailed information about everything you need to know about Belarus.