Alexander Lukashenko signs decree to simplify foreign currency operations
Private individuals will not have to produce their
passports to buy foreign currency from banks in Belarus. President Alexander
Lukashenko signed a corresponding decree on 29 May.
The National Bank is instructed to ensure the harmonization of legal
acts with the present document and take other measures for the implementation of
the decree within three months.
decree aims to liberalize the foreign currency regime and simplify foreign
currency exchange operations. It will enter info force after its official