Belarus Business Forecast Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Belarus Business Forecast Report

Belarus Business Forecast Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Belarus Business Forecast Report
Published Dec 12, 2014
38 pages — Published Dec 12, 2014
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Belarus long-term political stability is jeopardised as a result of the country s lack of institutional development beyond the executive branch. Consequently, while our core scenario is for President Alex- ander Lukashenko s regime to maintain its grip on power over the long term, we do not rule out the possibility of growing public dissatisfaction resulting in a sudden change of leadership or direction. the most likely spark for any public unrest is the November ---- presidential election, with large protests erupting following the ---- poll. ...Belarus long-term political stability is jeopardised as a result of the country s lack of institutional development beyond the executive branch. Consequently, while our core scenario is for President Alex- ander Lukashenko s regime to maintain its grip on power over the long term, we do not rule out the possibility of growing public dissatisfaction resulting in a sudden change of leadership or direction. the most likely spark for any public unrest is the November ---- presidential election, with large protests erupting following the ---- poll. We believe the country s greatest challenge over the coming decade will stem from the regime s efforts to diversify its foreign policy agenda while maintaining strong links with Russia. ...If Russia chooses to close off the lucrative economic condi- tions awarded to Belarus in ---- and ----, then the Kremlin risks inciting further demand for economic reform among the population and elites. -- Business Monitor International Ltd www Belarus Q- ---- ageing population a Budding problem

...Belarus will remain on a stable political trajectory in the run-up to presi- dential elections in November ----, as the state continues to prevent the formation of any coherent opposition movements. the ongoing crisis in Ukraine will also bolster support for the incumbent, as Belaru- sians prioritise national stability over democratisation. ...Relations between Minsk and Moscow appear to have returned to relative normality following the potash scandal in ----. In addition, Belarusian public opinion remains overwhelmingly pro-Russian, as evidenced by a September ---- poll carried out by the Inde- pendent Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Studies which - Business Monitor International Ltd www Belarus Q- ---- taBle: political oVerVieW System of Government Authoritarian Presidential Republic. Bicameral national assembly: ---seat Council of the Republic (four-year term) � -- members elected by regional councils and eight members chosen by president. ...Composition of Current Government All --- parliamentary seats in September ---- elections were won by parties and non-partisan candidates who are loyal to President Alexander Lukashenko.

...In return for economic investment and increased trade with Rus- sia, Moscow will continue to demand political and economic concessions from Belarus, with the threat of a hike in energy prices the likely bargaining tool. In a move that has cemented the country s frosty relationship with the EU, Belarus came under severe pressure following the brutal crackdown on protestors following presidential elections in December ----. ...

  
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