Belarus begins the new year hoping to quickly resolve current uncertainty in relations with Russia. Problems began a year ago when the President and the Government of Belarus raised the issue of compensation for losses to the Belarusian budget due to a Russian tax manoeuvre as well as the issue of elimination of barriers in […]
Comparison of the main transfer pricing regulations in the Baltics and Belarus.
New regulations on medical equipment On 6 November 2019, the Ministry of Health and its State Health Care Accreditation Agency approved renewed medical equipment regulations based on EU Regulation 2017/745 and EU Regulation 2017/746. Importantly, some products with no intended medical purpose (e.g. contact lenses that do not affect eyesight, equipment used for cosmetic surgery) […]
Commercial drug names will no longer appear in hospital records New amendments to Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 265 “Procedures for Keeping Medical Documents” have recently been adopted by the Cabinet of Ministers. The plan is that from 1 January 2020, when providing information on medicines to be used for further treatment, only the active […]
Government initiates bill to cancel pharmacy reform The parliamentary Social Affairs Committee has initiated a bill to cancel pharmacy reform. Although supported by the coalition government, the bill did not pass the first reading in the parliament. As a result, at the present moment uncertainty around pharmacy reform continues. The plan to cancel pharmacy reform […]