In January-April 2018, foreign trade turnover increased by 23.7% compared to the same period of 2017
The turnover of goods with the countries of the European Union has considerably increased, exports have increased by 66.8% and amounted to 3.6 billion dollars, imports - by 22.8% and amounted to 2.3 billion dollars.
As for the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the turnover with them takes a leading position: 58.9% of the total turnover. In terms of money, the amount was about $ 13.5 billion.
The main partners of Belarus in foreign trade are Russia, Ukraine, China, Germany, Great Britain, Poland, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Turkey, Italy, Kazakhstan.
The main exported goods are oil products, potash fertilizers, dairy products, trucks, tractors.
As for the imported goods, the leading positions here are crude oil, petroleum gases and oil products.