Mogotex OJSC (Mogilev) increased exports to the Russian Federation by 8% on the year in January-July 2007 to a total of $16.8 million, a company representative told Interfax.
The total exports of the company rose by 8% on the year to reach $22 million, the source added.
Over the period in question the company exported 12.4 million running metres of fabric, including 9.6 million shipped to the Russian Federation.
The source attributes the growth to an increase in exports to the development of the company's commodity distribution network abroad - 9 joint ventures and 3 dealers in Russia, 3 joint ventures and 2 dealers in Ukraine, a representative office in Lithuania, and dealers in Moldova, Azerbaijan, Mongolia and Uzbekistan. The company is also seeking to open representative offices in Germany, Poland and Serbia.
Today Mogotex offers over 400 fabric titles for overalls, raincoats, lining, furnishing, men and women garments, shutters, curtains, etc. Clothes fabrics account for 65% of the total output, interior fabrics - 25%, technical fabrics - 10%.
In January-July the company produced 20.1 million running metres of fabrics, 4.4% up on the year.
In value terms, Mogotex manufactured BYR 115 billion worth of goods, or 10% up on the year. Consumer goods output grew 10.4% (BYR 66.6 billion).
Fabric design and production meets ISO 9001 quality management system standards testified by certificates of the Belarusian State Standard Committee and German TUY CERT.
The company was founded in 1973. It employs 4,200 people.