During January-September period of 2010, production volumes of vegetable oils in Belarus totaled 71.47 thsd tonnes, an increase of 24.1% compared to the same period of 2009, declared the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus (Belstat).
During nine months of 2010, the organizations of the Belarusian State Concern of Food Industry (Belgospischeprom) increased vegetable oils production by 15.3% compared to the level of January-September of 2009 - to 24.37 thsd tonnes.
During nine months of 2010, the enterprises of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food increased vegetable oils production by 4.5 times compared to the same period of the previous year, to the level of 13.79 thsd tonnes.
Belarus increased production of bottled oils by 27.8% compared to January-September period of 2009, and output 11.09 thsd tonnes of the product.
According to data of the National Statistical Committee, as of October 1, 2010, reserves of vegetable oils at storages of producers totaled 9.4% of the average monthly production volumes.