Goods that follow from Russia or to Russia account for more than 82% of the total transit through Belarus: each consignment is issued by Belarusian customs officers within 10 minutes
In the first quarter of 2019, more than 82% of transit goods passing through the territory of Belarus were goods, the country of destination or departure of which was the Russian Federation. Each batch of such goods was issued by Belarusian customs officers within 10 minutes.
In general, for the three months of 2019, the share of shipments placed under the customs procedure of customs transit, the release time of which did not exceed 10 minutes, was 84%, which is 4% higher than the forecast value of this indicator for 2019.
In general, during this period, almost 14.5 million tons of transit goods were moved across the customs border. Compared to the same period in 2018, the number of goods transported increased by 7.9%, which indicates an improvement in the transit attractiveness of Belarus and the creation of favorable conditions for crossing the customs border.