A tender on selling the Belarusian government's stake in Slavneft will take place today. The decision on selling this 10.83 percent block of shares was adopted by the Belarusian government, the press service of the Belarusian Economy Ministry told RosBusinessConsulting. The stake will be sold at the Belarusian Currency and Stock Exchange. Only members of the Exchange, that are acting themselves or on behalf of their clients and had transferred 630m rubles ($19.8m) to the Belarusian Property Ministry's account before November 20, have the right to participate in the tender.
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