Belarus — 68th place in the world in terms of GDP

According to this indicator, Belarus was on the 68th place — about the middle of the list, its GDP Last year amounted to 36.945 billion dollars. The first 10 of the states included: United States (13 trillion 201 billion 819 million dollars), Japan (4 trillion 340 billion 133 million), Germany (2 trillion 906 billion 681 million) China (2 trillion 668 billion 071 million) England (2 billion 345 billion 015 million), France (2000000000000 230 000 000 000 721 000 000) Italy (1 trillion 844 billion 749 million), Canada (1 trillion 251 billion 463 million), Spain (1 trillion 223 billion 988 million),

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Minsk awaiting 2 billion dollars

Recall, the official Minsk invited the IMF loan in 2 billion dollars. Prior to the talks, the IMF official said the global crisis had a negative impact on the economy of Belarus, access to external financing. At the same time, changing conditions in international trade badly affected the balance of payments.The State Bank of Belarus explained to that the IMF loan is needed for the creation of "safety cushion".

Yaroslav RomanchukAccording to the manager of the analytical center Mises Yaroslav Romanchuk, "Credit now — it’s eating up credit. On support for the policy, which led the country in these

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Belarus asks RF credit for a half billion dollars

According to the source of the municipal agency to appeal to the Government of the Russian Federation "reasonably necessary additional financing budget expenditures caused by the sharp increase in prices energoelementy." First month Minister of Finance Nikolai Korbut said that the country plans to This year borrow about billion dollars to compensate for the rise in prices for Russian energoelementy.

«Arab Spring» and the Iranian atom allowed the U.S. to set a record for arms exports

According to the brand new study, cooked on request of the U.S. Congress, in 2011, the South American defense industry broke the world record for arms exports, more than double the previous highest figure. Report data show that over the past year the United States provided in different countries guns of 66.3 billion dollars, 45 billion dollars more than in 2010 and 35 billion more than the record in 2009, reports New York Times. Occupies second place in the list of exported guns Our homeland is 4.8 billion dollars. The creators of the study note that the U.S. accounts

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FCS of the reduction in the supply of food products, textiles and chemical products

The value of imports from non-CIS countries in June amounted to 22.112 billion dollars. Index decreased relative to June 2011 by 0.5% compared to the previous month — by 4.2%, according to provisional data of the Federal Customs Service (FCS).

For example, the purchase of foodstuffs declined YoY by 12%, textiles and footwear — by 5.5%, chemical products — by 5.2%, while the supply of engineering products grew by 4.9%.

Speaking of food, the agency notes the decrease in purchases of sugar (2.4 times), vegetable oil (-30.8%), vegetables (12.5%), fish (-2%), tobacco (-1.7 %), meat and by-products (-0.6%). At the

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FSMTC: Russia in 2011 has sold weapons to 13.2 billion dollars

Russia in 2011 had sold weapons to 13.2 billion dollars, said the director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (BTC FS) Mikhail Dmitriev.

"The plan provides for the sale of arms and military equipment worth $ 11.6 billion. We have exceeded it sold last year, military products in the amount of 13.2 billion dollars ", — Dmitriev said, reports RIA "Novosti".

According to him, this year Russia will sell arms to 13.5 billion dollars.

In 2010, the sales volume amounted to 10.4 billion dollars.

"The plan of military-technical cooperation between Russia for 2012 is $ 13.5 billion. I

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S.Bogdankevich: scamper on Russian Rouble unprofitable

"Such proposals from Moscow sounded at a time when I headed the State Bank. And then we said," We agree on such an option, but with the proviso that our homeland would take our products for Belarusian rubles. At this time the whole thing and ended. "The question of what it means Belarus transition to settlements with Russia on the Russian Ruble, Dr. Bahdankevich replied: "I’m afraid that right behind energoelementami go to Moscow offers Russian ruble in the calculations for all goods. In This year deficit with Russia has also achieved eight billion dollars. In a certain extent it

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Our homeland will provide Belarus municipal loan of 1.5 billion dollars

"To ensure a smooth transition of bilateral cooperation to universal market principles, taking into account both sides of mandatory implementation of previously signed agreements and contracts, Our homeland decided grant Belarus a state credit of $ 1.5 billion dollars, — Putin said.

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SIBUR and Reliance to build a plant for the production of butyl rubber in India

Delhi (India) 21.12. 2010. In the framework of the official visit of President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev to India, India's biggest private sector firm «Reliance Industries Limited» and the leading Russian petrochemical holding Sibur announced the signing of agreements to establish a joint venture for the production of butyl rubber, which will be based in India.

The initial annual capacity is 100,000 tons of butyl rubber a year, which will be produced in the petrochemical complex of «Reliance» in Jamnagar, India. The plant is scheduled for commissioning in 2013. The total investment in the project is estimated

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Shell has lost more than two billion dollars on shale gas

The Anglo-Dutch oil company Royal Dutch Shell has written off $ 2.2 billion due to the design and development of shale gas in the United States. The official report states that the net profit of the organization in the second quarter of 2013 decreased time by 57 percent to 1.74 billion dollars.

In the past year, Shell in the same period received about $ 4.1 billion. As emphasized by the authors of the publication, if not for shale gas, the latter figure amounted to 4.6 billion dollars.

The company's revenue also fell —

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