Belarus: beef export to China launched

Two Belarusian companies, namely OAO Mogilev Meat Packing Plant and OOO Veles-Meat, are launching frozen beef export to China, Aleksei Bogdanov, head of the Foreign Trade Department at the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry, announced. “The first two Belarusian meat producers have started exporting beef to the Chinese market,” Aleksei Bogdanov said. “We are not…

Belarus: Minsk trades with 188 countries in 2016

Minsk conducted export and import operations with 188 countries in 2016, the National Statistics Committee reported. Last year the Belarusian capital exported $8.1 billion worth of products, or 34.6% of the country’s aggregate exports. Minsk companies exported tractors and tractive units, trucks, chemical products, refrigerators and freezers, timber, component parts for trucks and tractors, buses,…

Belarus: trade with Vietnam up in H1 2017

Belarus-Vietnam trade increased almost by one third in H1, Vietnam’s Ambassador to Belarus Le Anh announced. “Over the six months of 2017 the bilateral trade grew by 29.8% YoY. We have another six months to increase the figures. There are prospects to reach great results by the end of the year,” said Le Anh. According…

Belarus: Belkommunmash to sell electric buses to Russia

The mechanical engineering company Belkommunmash is exploring the possibilities of supplying electric buses to Moscow, St Petersburg, and Yekaterinburg, Vitaly Shkuratov, head for marketing and sales in Belarus and Russia at the Management Company of the Belkommunmash Holding Company, reported. “We are considering exporting electric buses to Moscow, St Petersburg, and Yekaterinburg. The trial operation…

Belarus: inflation expected below 7% in 2017

Belarus may close the year 2017 with the inflation below 7%, Belarusian Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said after the government conference chaired by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko. “The inflation keeps reducing and the tendency is strong. We are slightly behind the Russian Federation in terms of the seven-month inflation rate, but we are doing better…

Belarus: grain yield in 2017 above 2016 average

This year the grain yield in Belarus is above last year’s average, Belarusian Deputy Agriculture and Food Minister Vladimir Grakun said. “This year the grain yield in the country is above last year’s figures. The average yield in 2017 is 35.8 hundredweights per hectare, with Grodno region posting the crop capacity of 43.5 hundredweights per…

Belarus: Brest region grain harvest finished

As of August 20, a total of 1,889.500 hectares, or 87%, of areas under crops have been harvested in Belarus so far. The harvest campaign has been completed in Brest region (the yield is 36.7 hundredweights per hectare), the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry reported. As of August 20, Belarus’ grain harvest exceeded 6.779 million…

Belarus: over 3.5 million tons of grain harvested

Belarusian agrarians have already cropped more than 3.5 million tons of grain, the Agriculture and Food Ministry reported. As of August 10, Belarus’ grain harvest exceeded 3.5 million tons. Brest region harvested 964,100 tons, Minsk region – 784,200 tons. Gomel region and Grodno region cropped 605,400 and 620,000 tons respectively. The harvest of Mogilev region…

Belarus: frozen bread exported to 8 countries

Belarus is supplying frozen bread to eight counties, head of the main department for bakery products of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry Vadim Pobedinsky said. “Today we are exporting frozen bakery products to eight countries. Among them is Russia (over 80% of the exports), Israel, Panama, the USA, Tajikistan, and Australia,” Vadim Pobedinsky said.…