According to learned society, the Government of Belarus has approved new quotas on production 2010 tobacco products in the amount of 23.1 billion pieces. It is 500 million units more than the previous quota provided for the current year. Last there were produced 21.1 billion cigarettes.
Production quotas in 2010, tobacco products are set by the Council of Ministers № 1533. According to this document JSC "Grodno tobacco factory" Neman "in 2010 can vyoabits 16 billion cigarettes and cigarettes (1.9 billion pieces more than in 2009). The quota for SP "Tabak Invest" for the current year remained unchanged at 7.1 billion shares.
In 2009in quotas for the production of cigarettes in Belarus increased once — from 19.9 billion to 21.1 billion pieces.
According to the National Statistics Committee, the volume of tobacco production in Belarus in January-July this year increased by 20.6% over the previous year.