About Prime-Tass

Prime-Tass is an independent source of business news and analysis from Belarus. Dealing exclusively with economic developments, Prime-Tass meets the requirements of the business community like no other news service.

Our reporters provide quality live coverage of major economic and political news, domestic and international, including decisions of the president, government and parliament, banking and corporate updates and extensive statistics.

We are particularly strong in economic analysis, offered on a weekly basis. Comments, opinions and analyses are prepared by the Prime-Tass Analytical Group and leading independent market experts. Our reviews cover macroeconomic tendencies, monetary policies, banking and finance, insurance, securities, oil and gas, consumer markets and retail.

The Prime-Tass unique reporting standard stands out among other news services. Among our subscribers are foreign embassies and trade missions, banks, and commodity traders. We are one of the most frequently quoted Belarusian business newswires.

We supply news and analysis to the Foreign Ministry, National Center for Marketing and Price Environment, Belarusian Mercantile Exchange, Priorbank [Raiffeisen group], AstanaEximBank [BTA], Moscow-Minsk Bank [Bank of Moscow], Bank VTB, Commerzbank, Belnvesheconombank, National Bank of Belarus, Coca-Cola, British-American Tobacco, BASF, PAROC, Philips, Procter&Gamble, and a variety of Belarusian and foreign manufacturers.

What do you get as a partner?

Turnkey information support. We provide real time information about executive and legislative decisions, corporate and financial news, comprehensive statistics, analyses and press pickups.

Convenient delivery. You can get our news reports daily on your e-mail or access Prime-Tass website at www.prime-tass.by, offering real time news and search opportunities.

Feedback. Our clients may always count on timely response. Our observers and analysts will select the information you need and engage the best experts in any field to provide objective analyses and comments.

Added to the list of Belarusian mass media in 2003 by the official registration of the Information Ministry of Belarus, Prime-Tass New Service in Belarus is part of Business News Agency Prime-Tass, Russia's leading economic news service, created in 1996 in association with Russia's state news agency Itar-Tass.

In June 2003, Prime-Tass announced a content exchange and sales partnership with Dow Jones Newswires, the world's leading provider of real-time business and financial news. Under the terms of the agreement, the partners distribute, market and sell the other's products in their respective markets. In February 2004, Prime-Tass together with Dow Jones Newswires launched DJ Forex, the first Russian-language news service to focus on the foreign exchange markets.

While the agency distributes exclusive information from the Russian government, the Central Bank and the parliament, Prime-Tass' editorial policy is completely independent.

Office 11, 7th floor, 51 Korol Street, Minsk, Belarus

Postal Code: 220004

Telephone/Fax: +375 (17) 207-12-33, +375 (17) 207-10-17
Mobile: +375 (29) 871 01 33 (MTS users)
+375 (29) 184 06 73 (Velcom users)

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