Belarus does not intend to leave their dairy products to the Russian market

20.11.2017

Vice Prime Minister Mikhail Rusyi noted that the country will continue on a competitive basis

Belarus does not intend to leave their dairy products to the Russian market, continuing the work on a competitive basis. This was stated Sunday by the Vice-Premier of Belarus Mikhail Rusyi in the programme "Glavny Efir" TV channel "Belarus 1".

"With our colleagues, we have built strategic work, therefore, on a competitive basis there ready to work," he said. However, according to him, given the fact that the Russian side is largely ready to close their needs in dairy products, Belarus is taking measures to diversify exports of its agricultural products.

"At the same time we are increasing our deliveries to the markets of third States, if you go with any of the market today and tomorrow there are you waiting will not be, but in any country can find its niche," said Brown. According to him, consumers dictate the terms and decide what products they want to see.

Vice Prime Minister noted that in the Republic there is a constant growth of agricultural production. "All we grow and livestock and production of milk and beef production", - he said. According to him, the country modernized dairy complexes, new technologies implemented and this enables to increase exports of dairy products. "Over the past five years we have an increase of about 250-270 thousand tons of milk, over the current five-year plan - more than 1 million tons", - said brown.

Earlier in the Ministry of agriculture of Belarus announced that the deliveries of Belarusian agricultural products to Russia in value terms in January-September amounted to $1.7 billion, which is 5.9% more than in the same period last year. At the same time, exports of agricultural products from Belarus to Russia in the share of total exports of agricultural products declined by 4.4% compared to last year. For example, exports of dairy products declined in the current year to 300 thousand tons, meat - by 20 thousand tons.


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