Press - teleconference on Index of Business Optimism (IBO) was held on October 30, 2012 with 30 journalists from 25 national and regional print and electronic mass media. Topic: “Measurement of IBO in Belarus. Second stage”. Belarusian IBO is a figure that comes from entrepreneurs interviewing on issues of economy and state of business climate. Last number is: -0, 065. Vladimir Karyagin, Lilia Koval , Igor Rassolko (sociologist, specialist of Center of sociological and political researches of Belarus State University).
The comments were made by Yaroslav Romanchuk , Anton Boltochko (expert of economy and strategy and innovational management of “Discussion and analytic community “Liberal club”, PA), Nina Lukianova (executive director of Association of employers and entrepreneurs of Vitebsk region, PA), Nina Karpinchik (executive director of Brest regional center of agricultural and ecological tourism support “Agroekotur”), Viktor Margelov. At press – teleconference was made a note that entrepreneurs were not satisfied by the changes in economy, baseless increase of salaries, absence of access to financial and credit resources. As has been told to journalists, results of measurement would be sent to the policymakers of Belarus, ministries and departments.