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North Macedonia's deputy PM seeks EU and NATO membership

North Macedonia is keen to join both NATO and the EU now that its naming dispute with Greece is settled, its deputy prime minister tells fDi.

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Belarus central bank governor seeks to maintain balancing act

The chairman of the board of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus talks to fDi about preserving financial stability and diversifying the country’s export split.

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Belarus foreign affairs minister looks to strengthen trade with East and West

The minister of foreign affairs for Belarus tells fDi why the country is keen to join the WTO and strengthen economic relations with the CIS.

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Free economic zones showcase Belarus's skills and stability

Belarus’s six free economic zones offer investors convenient logistics and a safe place to do business amid Russia-Ukraine tensions. 

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What the BRI brings to Belarus and Great Stone Industrial Park

Belarus’s Great Stone Industrial Park is another ambitious BRI venture. But what are the benefits for Belarus or China? 

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Making it big in Belarus – and beyond

Belarus is attracting plenty of manufacturing investment. Moreover, it is bullish about its prospects, as local companies expand into Europe and further afield. 

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Belarus brings itself to the fore

Belarus may be unfamiliar to many Westerners but the eastern European country plans to boost its profile by leveraging its location and ease of doing business credentials. 

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Belarus looks to hit tech target

Belarus is climbing up the innovation league table thanks to an official decree to establish a favourable environment for start-ups. 

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Aerospace sector manoeuvres through turbulence

The aerospace and defence sector is contending with challenges such as reducing its environmental impact and dealing with geopolitical pressures. 

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From Locations

Digital disruptors transform emerging markets

New technologies are changing the way businesses and governments in emerging markets connect with the global market. 

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