Czech vector definitely showed enviable growth
Vasily Markovich, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to the Czech Republic, describes how, in 2014, Belarus reached a record target on the export of goods to the Czech Republic
Dispatcher desk to control oil flowsIn comparison with 2013, Belarus’ exports to the Czech Republic increased by 34 percent, earning a record $129 billion in 2014. Export growth had been set a target of 115 percent for last year. Without taking into account oil, oil products and nitrogen fertilisers, the volume of exports of Belarusian goods to the Czech market reached $109.5 million, exceeding the 2013 target by 15 percent. “Without taking into account these main commodities, last years growth rate of exports was insignificant,” commented the Ambassador, “but nevertheless, it exceeded the growth rates of Belarus’ export to the Czech Republic as a whole.” Mr. Markovich went on to describe how 2014 showed the best indicators of economic interaction between Belarus and the Czech Republic in the history of bilateral co-operation between the two countries, in particular regarding the export of Belarusian goods, oil products and fertilisers excepted.
Our basic export commodities are oil products, unalloyed steel wire, potash fertilisers, twisted wire from ferrous metals (without electrical isolation), integrated synthetic threads, aluminium metal goods, insulated conductors, cables, truck and tractor parts and computing machines for automatic data processing, amongst others. The Ambassador explained how the Czech Republic has moved from 27th to 23rd position in the table of Belarusian trading partners, as far as Belarusian goods are concerned. The indicators of the diversification of exports showed an encouraging increase to $534,300 in 2014.
By Anastasia Shoplya