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Belarus silk weaving firm introduces exports to Armenia
Jul '10
Vitebsk Silk Weaving Factory has commenced delivering fabrics to Armenia, informed a company official.

During June and July, Vitebsk firm shipped the initial consignments of lining fabric to Armenia. Armenian firms will be utilizing this fabric to manufacture uniforms for the law-enforcement personnel.

Currently, the factory is discussing about the probable supplies to Turkmenistan. More over, a trial shipment of the Vitebsk-manufactured fabric is also expected to be shipped to Turkmenistan in August 2010.

During the period January-June 2010, Vitebsk Silk-Weaving Factory exported $3.2 million worth of goods, a rise of 8.8 percent as compared to the same period in 2009. Russian Federation is the key purchaser of Vitebsk factory. Infact in May this year, Vitebsk delivered a trial consignment to Ukraine. Hence, the export totaled to 70 percent of the overall output of the factory.

Vitebsk has also introduced a technical modernization program. In 2020, the factory is planning to buy dozen new weaving looms by spending around €1 million. New equipment has already been introduced for dyeing fabrics.

Vitebsk was founded in 1955 and the factory since then specializes in production of corset, lining, raincoat, special-purpose fabrics along with conductive threads. Being a part of Bellegprom Concern, Vitebsk employs about 270 people.

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