EU4Business is an umbrella initiative of the European Union covering all EU support to SMEs in the 6 Eastern Partnership countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine.
The initiative has published the Citizens’ Summaries for the 6 EaP countries with the overview of major results of the past year in the region and per country.
In 2019, 78,995 SMEs were supported through the EU4Business Initiative, generating an extra €1.3 billion in income and 117,254 new jobs, growing their turnover by 16.1%, and increasing their exports by 5.9% as a result.
This factsheet presents a summary of support the EU provides to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Belarus, the results of this support, main pillars, and the stories of success.
This website is managed by the EU-funded Regional Communication Programme for the Eastern Neighbourhood ('EU NEIGHBOURS east’), which complements and supports the communication of the Delegations of the European Union in the Eastern partner countries, and works under the guidance of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, and the European External Action Service. EU NEIGHBOURS east is implemented by a B&S Europe-led consortium. It is part of the larger Neighbourhood Communication Programme (2020-2024) for the EU's Eastern and Southern Neighbourhood, which also includes 'EU NEIGHBOURS south’ project that runs the EU Neighbours portal.