MINSK, 12 July (BelTA) – Every Belarusian enterprise has its own individual approach to countering sanctions, BelTA learned from Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Yuri Nazarov during a ceremony held to award winners of the Best Exporter of the Year 2021 contest.
According to Yuri Nazarov, due to historical reasons Belarus exports 70% of the merchandise and services. “Last year's best exporters have been awarded today. The year 2021 was not simple. The sanctions we are being choked with made our lives even more complicated. However, every one of you makes individual decisions because there is no recipe that fits all. We have one goal as the president said: undress and work,” the official noted.
The Best Exporter of the Year contest has been held every year for 16 years by the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI) in association with various government agencies, the oblast administrations, the Minsk City Executive Committee, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange, the Hi-Tech Park Administration, and business unions.
The contest commission used official statistics to determine winners in 20 nominations. As many as 47 runner-up companies received complimentary diplomas.