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The Republic of Belarus implements a multifaceted foreign economic policy and maintains trade relations with more than 200 countries worldwide. Export is one of the priorities of the Belarusian economy. More than 60% of manufactured goods are exported to foreign markets, which is common for countries with highly developed and open economies.

Over the recent years, Belarus has become one of the leading food exporters.

The mechanical engineering industry plays a significant role in exports. Every year, 75% of manufactured goods in this segment are sold outside the country.

Major Belarusian exports are products of the petrochemical industry, machine-building, metallurgy, wood processing, light industry, dairy and meat products, furniture, glass, glass fiber, cement.

Belarus plays an increasing role on the international services market. This segment has made a significane input in the formation of the country's trade surplus in recent years.

In 2022, Belarus' foreign trade in goods and services made up $89.13 billion. The export of goods exceeded $37.5 billion, the export of services - $9.2 billion.

The Belarusian economy recorded the biggest foreign trade surplus ($4.6 billion) in 2022.

In H1 2023, Belarus' foreign trade in goods and services went up 15% from the same period of the previous year to exceed $46 billion.

The Republic of Belarus is one of the world's leading exporters of IT services per capita.