Ex­port In­sur­ance

Ex­im­garant of Be­larus has pro­tected trade in­ter­ests of Be­laru­sian man­u­fac­tur­ers in 57 coun­tries

Economy of Belarus - - FINANCIAL MARKET -

Ex­port of goods and ser­vices re­mains one of the pri­or­i­ties of Be­larus’ so­cial and economic pol­icy in 2016-2020. The gov­ern­ment has ap­proved the national ex­port pro­mo­tion pro­gram for the cur­rent five-year term. In or­der to achieve the tar­gets set out in the pro­gram, the au­thor­i­ties and ex­porters will have to work hard to ad­vance to new promis­ing mar­kets, to strengthen po­si­tions on the tra­di­tional ones, and find new niches for Be­laru­sian goods. Given the cur­rent economic con­di­tions, the coun­try can ad­dress these chal­lenges only if it makes an ef­fec­tive use of all mech­a­nisms of ex­port fi­nanc­ing and gov­ern­ment sup­port, in­clud­ing ex­port credit and in­sur­ance. Econ­omy of Be­larus Mag­a­zine talks to Di­rec­tor Gen­eral of Ex­im­garant of Be­larus Gen­nady MITSKEVICH about ex­port in­sur­ance in Be­larus.

Mr Mitskevich, Ex­im­garant of Be­larus turned 15 in May this year. The an­niver­sary is a rea­son to re­call how it all be­gan...

In the in­de­pen­dent Be­larus ex­porters needed the sup­port at the level of the gov­ern­ment. That was the main thing that tipped the scales in fa­vor of the es­tab­lish­ment of Ex­im­garant of Be­larus. At that time there was the in­sur­ance com­pany Bel­gosv­nesh­strakh, a sub­sidiary of Bel­go­sstrakh, which pro­vided,

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