From zero to 300,000

VRP Consulting is a global IT firm that counts global players like Facebook, Burberry and Rolls-Royce among its clients. From its office in Belarus it directs its activities in Europe, the second most important market after the United States. Nastassia Shabasovich supports the team in Minsk and is responsible for expanding business in Germany. Continue reading

On the Path to Success with Artificial Fibres

Chemical firm expands its customer base and develops new materials

Iryna Smartselava works for Europe’s largest producer of artificial fibres, SvetlogorskKhimvolokno AG in Belarus. The state enterprise set up a new product line two years ago to produce multilayer non-woven fabrics. These so-called laminates are breathable and are popularly used in hygiene products. Continue reading

Belarus extends cooperation

Germany and Belarus agreed to extend the partnership in the framework of the Manager Training Programme until 2021. Dr. Heinz Hetmeier, Deputy-Director General for European Policy at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), and Dmitry Matusevich, Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Belarus, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Minsk on 21 February 2019. Continue reading

German Measuring Technology for the Belarusian Market

Kirill Filippenko’s family are among the pioneers in the private sector in Belarus. Immediately after the collapse of the Soviet Union, his father established one of the first private companies in the former Soviet Union. And this “entrepreneurial gene” has been passed on to his son. Upon completing his degree in systems engineering and an MBA, he began working at his parents’ company. Continue reading

Digital healthcare systems in Neuss

Digitalisation increasingly takes hold of the German healthcare sector. MP participants from Belarus, India, Mongolia, Russia, Ukraine and Vietnam learned about the impact on medical facilities and how the quality of care is being enhanced and resources saved in the process. Continue reading

Lean Production at Capron for Belarusian Managers

Young entrepreneurs and executives from Belarus visited the state capital of Saxony to find business contacts here as part of their BMWi Manager Training Programme. Their prospects were good, because Belarus is especially interesting for export-oriented German businesses due to its role as a transit country and member state of the Eurasian Customs Union. Continue reading