“Best Exporter of 2017” Awards Ceremony was held in the small hall of the Palace of the Republic on May 31, 2018. 22 enterprises became winners of the competition. OJSC “METP NAMED AFTER V.I. KOZLOV” was declared the winner in the category “ELECTRONICS, EQUIPMENT, ELECTRICAL AND OPTOMECHANICAL INDUSTRY”. Over the past 13 years, the winners of the competition have been the flagships of Belarusian industry, as well as small and medium-sized businesses. Greetings to the contest participants were sent by the Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov. This year the competition was a record for the number of participants in the final stage. 160 enterprises were the finalists. This number grew by 11% compared to the previous year and by 32% over the past two years. The competition was held in 22 nominations, in each of which the winners were determined.