The share of Russia in the total volume of exports of Belarusian dairy products is gradually decreasing, the supplies are diversified to the market of CIS countries and far abroad, Head of Department for Foreign Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus Alexey Bogdanov said on Wednesday in Minsk.
In Jan-May 2017 the volume of dairy imports to Russian Federation increased 6% compared to the same period in 2016 due to attractive prices for milk powder, butter, and cheese products.
Iran is interested in importing Belarus’ dairy and meat products, as reported by Belarus Deputy Agriculture and Food Minister Leonid Marinich.
Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Belarus has signed the Protocol of Cooperation with Chinese DRex Food Group and Xinrongji Holding Group which provides for investment in agriculture of the Republic approximately $1 billion, reports the Interfax-West.
The change in the minimum recommended export prices corresponds to dynamics of the Russian and world markets.
Belarus has shipped the first batch of dairy products to Syria, Aleksei Bogdanov, the head of the main department for foreign economic affairs at the Agriculture and Food Ministry, said on the sidelines of the 1st International Forum Agrarian Belarus on 16 February, BelTA has learned.
The Council of Ministers of Belarus approved the National Program for the Republic’s Exports Support and Development to be implemented during next five years.
Indeed, by the year 2020 Belarus is planning to increase the level of annual milk production to 9.2 mln t (the level of 2015 was 7,044 mln t). Of course, with such a significant increase in production we need to work on expanding the market by diversifying exports, as the markets of traditional partners in […]
After active exports operations in March, the Belarusian export trade activity has considerably weakened. Russian market got stabilized and price agiotage died down.
Exporters have probably accepted already the Russian food embargo. Most likely the Ukrainian dairy products will not be supplied there (in Russia) soon.