Belarus: manufacturing output up in H1 2016

State support helped the companies affiliated with the Industry Ministry increase output, Belarus’ Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said. “Support provided to the companies of the Industry Ministry during this complicated period helped them increase the output by 0.7% over 2015 and 1.4% in January-July 2016. Backlog of inventories was reduced by almost Br2 trillion (non-redenominated)”,…

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Belarus: revenues from export trade in oil products and potash down in January-May 2016

Belarus’ revenues from export trade in oil products and potash fertilizers dropped by $1.7 billion in January-May due to low prices, Belarusian Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said. Although Belarus increased exports in physical terms, export revenues fell by 1.1% YoY, said Kobyakov. According to him, the only way for Belarus to compensate for missing revenues…

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