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27 October 2022, 11:55

Bellegprom chief: Belarusian light industry is showing upward trend

MINSK, 27 October (BelTA) – The Belarusian light industry has been showing an upward trend since May, with output and exports increasing, Tatiana Lugina, head of the Belarusian light industry concern Bellegprom, said as she met with Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko on 27 October, BelTA has learned.

In January-September 2022 Belarusian light industry enterprises produced goods worth Br3 billion, and those of the Bellegprom Concern - Br1.5 billion. In January-August the industrial production index amounted to 95.2%. “We are planning to reach 100% by the end of the year,” the Bellegprom head stressed.

According to her, in March-April 2022 the industry “produced an ambiguous and sharp response to the processes that took place in these months”. However, the recession stopped in May. “In May-September we restored the momentum. In the third quarter we increased the output by almost 9%. In May-September 2022 the export increased by 24%. We consider export promotion our main task,” Tatiana Lugina said.

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