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British fDI Magazine hails Belarus' investment potential

MINSK, 2 February (BelTA) – Belarus’ investment potential has been praised by Britain’s fDI Magazine which issued a special edition dedicated to Belarus’ investment opportunities. The presentation of fDi Magazine Supplement "Belarus beckons. Europe's final FDI frontier opens up" took place in London in late January, BelTA learnt from the PR Department of the Economy Ministry of Belarus.

The event was organized by the National Investment and Privatization Agency and the Embassy of Belarus in Great Britain jointly with the Financial Times.

fDi Magazine dedicated its 16-page supplement edition to Belarus’ investment opportunities. The publication provides an analysis of the general state of the Belarusian economy, its most promising areas for capital investment (bio, nano and IT), privatization including a pilot project launched by the National Investment and Privatization Agency to sell eight national companies.

On the whole, Belarus is presented in the publication at a new and promising destination for FDI.

The supplement contains interviews of Belarus’ Economy Minister Nikolai Snopkov and Director of the National Investment and Privatization Agency Dmitry Klevzhits.

The presentation took a form of a business forum and gathered nearly 100 participants including representatives of world’s top banks (Barclays Capital, City Bank), financial and investment companies, rating agencies (JP Morgan, Fitch), international organizations (EBRD, NDEP), British business circles. The event showed a growing interest to Belarus among foreign companies and allowed foreign partners and potential investors to establish a direct contact with the National Investment and Privatization Agency.

fDi Magazine is a foreign direct investment publication owned by the Financial Times Ltd. The magazine has a wide readership circulation: from international investment agencies and banks to political and business elite.