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19 February 2024, 20:00

Belarusian Belgospishcheprom’s output up by 6.5% in 2023

MINSK, 19 February (BelTA) – The Belarusian state food industry concern Belgospishcheprom increased the output by 6.5% in 2023, Deputy Chairman of the Belgospishcheprom concern Aleksandr Yakovchits told the media, BelTA has learned.

"2023 was quite a successful year for the enterprises affiliated with Belgospishcheprom. We met the production target of 6.5%. In 2023 the investments came at Br215 million, which was a third higher than in 2021. Of this amount, Br140 million was spent on equipment," Aleksandr Yakovchits said.

According to him, export figures were good too last year. "The export rose by Br15 million. We made deliveries to 49 countries. We began to ship more to Russia. The share of this market is still prevailing,” Aleksandr Yakovchits noted. "In addition, we met the government's target for export to faraway countries and posted the growth of 24%." 

Aleksandr Yakovchits said that Belgospishcheprom’s export to China surged by 67%. Goods worth $3 million were exported to Africa, which represented a five-fold increase. In addition, the concerned preserved its foothold in the European market. Exports to that market amounted to $64 million, up by 1.7%.

"We export mainly confectionery, alcohol beverages, vegetable oils and rapeseed oil to China. We sell malt, pulp and oils to Europe," Aleksandr Yakovchits added.
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