Belarus to substantially increase vegetable shipments to Russia in new season

According to the information of Rossiyskaya gazeta, in the first half year, the turnover between Russia and Belarus increased by 1.6 times.

The Belarus vegetables are in high demand. The percentage dynamics to the level of first half of 2007 is impressive: instead of the last year's 86 tonnes of carrot, this year 4.500 tonnes of this crop were shipped to Russia, beet - 7.000 tonnes against 630 tonnes. The volumes of sold cabbage increased by 1.7 times compared to last year. The volumes of the contracts for new potato crop have already increased by one third. In particular, these are the results of executing of the Belarus state programs supporting vegetable-growing. As it was earlier reported, according to the assignment by Alexander Lukashenko, the President of Belarus, the first commodity vegetable exchange will be created in the country. The goal for this: all vegetable producers should have the equal access to the market. And the prices will be regulated by supply and demand.



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