Nearly 34,600 jobs at new companies in Belarus in H1 2016
The number of people employed at newly created companies and manufacturing facilities in Belarus totaled 34,583 in H1 2016. The information is available on the website of the National Statistics Committee.
The target for creating jobs at newly registered businesses and manufacturing facilities was beaten by 83% (the target for January-june was 18,910 employed).
The country focuses its efforts on increasing the number of people employed at new companies and manufacturing facilities. In accordance with Council of Ministers’ resolution No.1085 of 24 December 2015, the job creation target for 2016 was 50,000. The document also set quarterly targets for the oblast administrations, the Minsk city administration, ministries and companies, and outlined key areas that require measures to increase the number of jobs.