Over the past 20 years, the share of services in total exports from Belarus has grown almost 1.4 times from 12.6% in 2000 to 17.4% in 2019. At the same time, the balance of services throughout the entire observation period remained positive. The key export services are transport, telecom and IT, and construction. In 2019, their share of the total export of services was almost 75%, and 17% was the share in total export of goods and services:
More than 90% of road freight transport services and IT services in 2018 was provided to non-residents outside the Eurasian Economic Union. For construction services, the distribution between the EAEU and other countries was approximately equal:
CASE Belarus team has prepared the analytical report (in Russian language only) to see current trends in export dynamics in the two key non-IT services sectors, road freight transport and construction, to reveal the barriers to export development, as well as to outline a list of measures to support export of those two sectors.
The key findings are in this infogram:
The study is prepared under financial support of the British Embassy in Minsk.