The Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vladimir Ulakhovich handed out awards to the Minsk Region enterprises being the winners and diploma holders of the "Best Exporter of 2020" republican contest.
The following nine enterprises of the Minsk Region have become the contest laureates:
OJSC "Slutsk Cheese Making Plant" – the winner in the category "Dairy Industry";
OJSC "Slutsk Sugar Plant" – the winner in the category "Food Industry";
JSC "Agrokombinat "Dzerzhinskiy" – the winner in the category "Agriculture";
JLLC "Lekpharm" – the winner in the category "Production of the Goods Intended for Medical Treatment and Rehabilitation";
Kopyl Experimental Forestry – a diploma in the category "Forestry and Logging Industry";
FLLC "SWOODS export" – a diploma in the category "Woodworking and Furniture Production";
OJSC "Borisovsky Zavod Medicinskikh Preparatov" – a diploma in the category "Production of the Goods Intended for Medical Treatment and Rehabilitation";
LLC "Nesvizh Baby Food Factory" – a diploma in the category "Dairy Industry";
LLC "INTERTRANSAVTO" – a diploma in the category "Transport and Logistics".
Addressing the heads of the winning enterprises, Vladimir Ulakhovich said that the exporters are the elite of the Belarusian economy and business. And the high competition in the contest which maintains from year to year, confirms that the number of companies that ensure the economic stability of the country does not decrease. This is the main merit of true professionals in their field.
"The total export volume of the nine winners and diploma holders of the Minsk Region is about $ 700 million. But reliability is also important, which is appreciated by buyers in various countries: deliveries of the region's enterprises to Austria last year increased by 200 percent, to Germany – by 182 percent, to Egypt and Iran – by 132 percent both", the BelCCI Chairman noted.Partaking in the awarding ceremony was Deputy Chairman of the Minsk Region Executive Committee Denis Kurlenko. He stressed that the Minsk Region, along with the capital, ranks first in the republican export portfolio, and the "Best Exporter" contest is an opportunity to thank and acknowledge all those who contributed to such achievements. "Following the results of nine months, the Minsk Region has added 29 percent to the level of last year in the export of goods, 45 percent in services. For the development of foreign trade relations, active work is being carried out with the countries of the far arc, Africa, relations with partners in China continue developing. And, among other things, the region seeks to use these markets' opportunities for the construction of social facilities on its territory."