Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe with a population of about 9.49 million people and total land of 207,600 km². The GDP in 2014 was USD 166.537bn (source: World Bank). The country’s capital is Minsk. The official languages are Belarusian and Russian and the most common languages for business are Russian, English and German.

The Republic of Belarus is a unitary state. It became independent after the liquidation of the USSR in 1991. The Constitution was adopted in March 15, 1994.

Your contacts for this region is Alexandra Squires-McCarthy


International Policy Adviser: Africa, the Middle East, and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)