Belarus is among the top four world exporters of cheese and cottage cheese. In Q1 2019, Belarusian manufacturers supplied foreign consumers with almost 60 thousand tons of products - this is 11 thousand tons more than during the same period last year. Belarus is ahead of Australia, Iran and Switzerland. The European Union tops the rating: its cheese exports totaled 262 thousand tons. It is followed by the United States with 99 thousand tons, the third from New Zealand - almost 90 thousand tons. Russia remains the main importer of Belarusian cheese and cottage cheese.