In 2008, Belarus exported food commodities at the sum of 2.2 bln USD, an increase of over 24% compared to 2007, declared the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus.
The Russian Federation received almost 83.5% of the supplies from Belarus, according to the Ministry.
The enterprises of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food formed nearly two thirds of the general export volumes of food commodities, added the department. In 2008, the organizations exported the commodities at the sum of 1.46 bln USD, up 1.3 times compared to 2007. Flour exports totaled 57.000 tons.