As of last year,Belarusstrengthened all major positions in the list of the world"s dairy product exporters and is currently ranked third in butter exports. At the same time, according to the Ministry of Agriculture,Belarusfully meets domestic market needs in such products. For example, the amount of milk produced in the country exceeds consumption volumes by almost three times. In general,Belarus" programme on agricultural business development for the next 5 years provides for an increase in milk processing and cheese and butter production by one-third.