We at CASE Belarus do not find any legal limitations or negative implications for the EU’s unilateral liberalisation of trade in services with Belarus for 12 to 24 months. If implemented, we believe that free trade in services can help fair Belarusian business much more than the direct financial assistance.
FREE TRADE IN SERVICES
For Belarusian Companies in the EU
UP TO $5 BILLION
Could Belarusian Government Get if Selling TOP-20 State-Owned Companies
This would, of course, significantly reduce the immediate strain on public finances. However, this would not be a good reason for the government to consider any sort of a large- scale privatization.
Belarusian Circular Migrants Prefer EU to Russia
Number of circular migrants from Belarus to the EU is up to 70.000, according to our recent joint report with CASE