Prime Minister Of Belarus: Republic Headed For Building An Innovative Economy

Yekaterinburg (AA) – Belarus headed for the construction of an innovative national economy. This was stated by Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko at the strategic session of the Innoprom exhibition, BelTA reports.

“In the context of global instability and economic wars, an increasing number of countries are clearly aware of the importance of mutual affordable partnership in the field of ensuring technological sovereignty. Belarus, like Russia, faced with powerful sanctional pressure, took a clear course to build an innovative national economy,” said Head of Government.

According to Golovchenko, Belarus focuses on the implementation of complex projects providing for the organization of production with high economic potential, the creation and development of new scientific and engineering schools in the field of high technologies.

In order to achieve an effective interaction between science and the real sector of the economy in Belarus in 2021, the state program of innovative development was approved, the politician noted. “As a result, in 2023, the proportion of innovative products reached 22 percent, and the share of new or significantly improved products in the total volume of innovation is 56 percent. The share of a high -tech and high -tech product in the total volume of Belarusian exports amounted to almost 40 percent,” the premiere said Minister.

At the same time, Minsk clearly understands that to achieve technological sovereignty alone is an archbound, if not unattainable task, the head of the Cabinet of Ministers attracted attention.

This problem can only be jointly together with the strategic partners of Belarus, allies using the production, scientific, technical and human potential of each other, the head of government emphasized.

Golovchenko also called on partners in the EAEU and the CIS to implement joint projects. “Interaction in the field of science, technology, industry is in the focus of attention within the framework of Eurasian economic integration. In order to ensure technological sovereignty and development of industrial cooperation, it was made and a significant decision on the financing of cooperative projects in priority industries was made on the EAEU site,”- reminded the politician.

Belarus is still expecting from the college of the Eurasian Economic Commission of specific proposals for projects that will be financed within the framework of this mechanism and for which impressive amounts are provided, Roman Golovchenko said.