Advanced seminar with potential business leaders was held on July 30, 2012 in Brest region with participation of 22 persons. The main topic of the seminar – “Prospects of business environment improvement and entrepreneurship development in 2012”. Vladimir Karyagin, the leader of BCE and MUEE, presented a report on the economic situation in the country, business climate enhancement prospects, as well as the National Business Platform, mechanisms and process of its implementation, the role of business associations in advocacy activities. Aleksandr Ivachev, the head of the “Agroecotour” public association, and Nina Karpinchik, executive director of “Agroecotour”, shared their experience of working with business associations and told about their membership in the BCE.
In the course of discussion the participants made questions on the competitiveness of Belarusian business in the Common Economic Area, privatization, taxation, equality of private and public sectors, simplification of administrative procedures.
The participants got a copy of NBP-2012, information on NBP-2012 implementation and business environment improvement; “Soyuz Predprinimateley” newspaper.