Mogilev Region invested around BYR 293 billion in the import replacement program in 2007, or 188.3% of the target, Interfax learnt from the regional economy committee.
Within the framework of the program there were carried out 40 projects. 20 companies based in Mogilev Region produced import replacement products in 2007, including Mogilev Carriage Works, Beloplan, Technotex, Granny's Jar, Mogilev Ice-Cream Factory, Bykhov Cannery.
Last year the region sold $61 million worth of import replacement goods on the domestic market and exported $23 million worth of such goods to the CIS, the source informed.
The production of import replacement goods helped the region save $8 million in 2007, the source added.