Mogotex OJSC (Mogilev) exported to the Russian Federation $24.2 million worth of goods in January-August 2008, or 20.5% up on the year, a company representative told Interfax-West.
The value of commodities shipped to foreign states over the eight-month period has surged by 16.5% to the point of $30.1 million.
In January-August 2008 the company exported 14.4 million running metres of textiles and knitted fabrics, including 11.3 million to Russia.
They attribute the export growth to high quality standards and the well-developed commodity distribution network in foreign states.
The company has nine joint ventures and three dealers in Russia, three JVs and two dealers in Ukraine, a representative office in Lithuania, as well as dealership centres in Moldova, Azerbaijan, Hungary, Poland, Mongolia, Uzbekistan.
Mogotex OJSC is one of the largest producers of textiles in Russia and the CIS.
Today Mogotex offers over 120 fabric titles for overalls, raincoats, lining, furnishing, garments, shutters, curtains, etc. the company also makes 500 kinds of garments. Clothes fabrics account for 65% of the total output, interior fabrics – 25%, technical fabrics – 10%.
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.
In January-August 2008 Mogotex produced 158.3 million running metres of fabrics (7.2% up).