Inflation in Belarus ended 2018 at the highest level all year at 5.6% y/y, and above 4.6% it was in December 2017, National Statistics Committee of Belarus told BelTA
The EBRD invested more than €360mn in 21 projects in Belarus in 2018, putting it among the top 10 most active of the bank’s 38 countries of operation.
In the placid pool of Belarusian domestic politics the only thing making any waves is the apparent effort by Russia to wean the republic off its de facto energy subsidy teat. Russia’s so-called tax manoeuvre will cost Minsk dearly
With more money in their pockets, a Belarusian middle class is emerging which is in turn driving strong growth in retail.
According to the first assessment, the country's GDP in money terms totalled BNY111bn in January-November.