Krovlya Belarusian-British joint venture (based in Ossipovichi) increased the production of roofing materials by 25.7% in January-September 2007, a company representative told Interfax.
Over the stated period the company produced BYR 54.6 billion worth of goods, the source specified. Exports totalled $2.2 million.
The source attributes the growth to the recent installation of a new production line with a monthly capacity of 1.5 million square meters of roofing materials.
Krovlya, one of the CIS largest manufacturers producer of contemporary standard roofing materials, produces over 30 kinds of soft roofing and hydroisolation materials.
Over 90% of the roofing materials produced are marketed locally, while the rest is exported to Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, the Baltic States, Germany, Czechia, Hungary and Slovakia. Last year export proceeds came at $3.2 million, a 2.7-fold increase on the year.
The company was set up in 1972, incorporated in 1994. Workforce - over 300.