Bobruiskagromash OJSC (Mogilev Region), one of Belarus' leading producers of farming machinery, doubled exports to Russia in January-August 2007 to compare with the corresponding period of the last year, vice chief of the company's marketing department Vasily Tsarik told Interfax.
According to the source, Russia accounts for 76% of the company's exports. The range of machinery exported to the Russian Federation grew 50%, and the volume of export of spare parts to Russia increased 5-fold in January-August, Tsarik added.
The source attributes the growth to the expansion of the company's dealership network in Russia and establishment of joint ventures (in Barnaul, Yaroslavl, Balakhna and Sheksna). Besides, last year there opened Bobruiskagromash assemblages in Tymen and Krasnodar regions.
Bobruiskagromash was founded in 1974. Currently, it produces over 40 kinds of agricultural machines and aggregates for land cultivation and fodder processing.
The company also produces consumer goods, including car trailers, furniture accessories, school furniture, boilers.
The company employs around 2,500 people.
The enterprises prioritises quality and holds an ISO-9000-2001 quality management certificate.
In January-August 2007 the company boosted industrial output by 13% in value terms to BYR 70.8 billion. Exports totalled $18.5and million (2.3 times up).