Vetka Regional Executive Committee
New buildings at Batrakova Street in the town of Vetka
The Church of the Transfiguration in the town of Vetka
The Stavok recreation center
The Shklyarov Museum of Old Belief and Belarusian Traditions in Vetka
Map of Vetka Region
Belarus’ sawn timber export 30% up in January-May 2020
In January-May 2020, sawn timber export of companies run by the Belarusian Forestry Ministry went up by 30%, BelTA learned from the press service of the ministry. “Since the beginning of the year, companies affiliated with the Forestry Ministry have significantly increased their export. In January-May, they exported 352,700 cubic meters of sawn timber. This was almost 30% up over the same period of last year, when they exported 271,800 cubic meters of sawn timber,” the press service...
Belarusian Gomselmash, British Perkins working on innovative harvester
The Belarusian agricultural machinery manufacturer Gomselmash and the British company Perkins are working on an innovative harvester, BelTA has learned. The two companies intend to equip the high-performance harvester Palesse GS16 with an engine compliant with the Stage V environmental standard of the European Union. This Belarusian harvester is designed for large agricultural enterprises. In addition to meeting Stage V requirements Gomselmash wants the new harvester to offer low...
Belarus’ Gomselmash exports up 59% in January-April
The Belarusian manufacturer of agricultural machines Gomselmash posted a 59% year-on-year growth in its exports in January-April 2020, BelTA learned from the company. “Despite the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company secured a 59% increase in its exports in January-April 2020,” the company said. The major export destinations were Russia, Kazakhstan, the CIS and non-CIS states. The production plan for May-July includes 300 more self-driving energy-saturated...
Mozyr sewing factory Nadex switches to producing protective masks
The Mozyr sewing factory Nadex has temporarily switched to producing protective masks only, BelTA learned from the company. The factory produces 4- and 5-layer gauze masks and non-woven disposable non-sterile polypropylene masks. “Today, all enterprises of the light industry are facing the challenge of meeting the needs in protective masks of both medical personnel and all Belarusian citizens,” the factory said. The daily plan is up to 50,000 face masks. The customer is...
COVID-19 cases in Belarus concentrated in Minsk, Vitebsk, Minsk Oblast
The largest number of people infected with COVID-19 has been registered in Minsk, Vitebsk, and Minsk Oblast, BelTA learned from Belarusian Healthcare Minister Vladimir Karanik on 9 April. The official said: “The city of Minsk is where the largest number of infected people are. It is understandable that Minsk is a transport hub and boasts the highest population density. Minsk is followed by Vitebsk. People over there travel rather actively, too, including across the eastern border. A...
Investments in Gomel Oblast economy 16% up in 2019
More than Br4 billion was invested in the development of Gomel Oblast’s economy in 2019, 16% up from 2018, BelTA learned from Gomel Oblast Governor Gennady Solovei at a session of the Gomel Oblast Council of Deputies. The session was held to review the performance of the oblast administration in 2019. The southeast region of the country is home to over 300 companies with foreign capital from 32 countries. In 2019 foreign direct investments exceeded $196 million, including $77 million as...