Every fifth private entrepreneur to remain in a year


Council decides to fight with private entrepreneurs.
The deputy Minister of Economics Andrej Tur
claimed that only 9 thousand private entrepreneurs were working out of 189
. According
to the official, the others keep
selling goods
at markets
while the countrys light industry is “down”.

Moreover, they
are causing
an outflow
of foreign
currency from Belarus by
buying goods abroad
. The Council recommended
all private
entrepreneurs to reregister as micro-enterprises starting
from January 2008.

The state has promised to help them reregister. The official thinks that there will be some 30-40 thousand private
entrepreneurs who would decide to undergo the reregistration. Thus only every
fifth will remain