This year, Belarusian agriculture insustry enterprises are planning to export food worth over 15 billion Belarusian rubles. Dairy products account for 40% of the total sales. According to market experts, there is a pronounced consumer demand for cheeses, mainly of elite varieties. Those are being developed by affiliates of the Slutsk Cheese Plant, among others. The plant plans to produce more hard varieties. Today Belarusian cheeses are sold in 26 countries. Belarus is fourth in the global cheese export ranking.