Belarus international reserves up by 9.5% in February to $7,093bn

bne IntelliNews March 7, 2018

The foreign exchange reserves of Belarus rose by $616mn, or 9% month-on-month to $7,093bn in February on the back of successful Eurobond placement, following a 11.5% m/m decline in January, the National Bank of Belarus (NBB) said in a statement

Chinese loans hike risk of debt distress in Central Asia

bne IntelliNews March 5, 2018

Loans taken out under One Belt One Road initiative will force up debt levels in vulnerable countries, says Center for Global Development.

Belarus raises $600mn via Eurobond placement with 6.2% coupon

bne IntelliNews February 22, 2018

Belarus tapped the international debt market on February 21 for the first time this year with a new $600mn Eurobond

CEE monthly bond wrap: 2018 off to a strong start in CEE

Ben Aris in Berlin February 14, 2018

There were $5.8bn of issues in the bond markets of Central and Eastern Europe in January, well ahead of the $390mn of issues a year ago.

Belarus reports 0.8 m/m inflation in January, to cut interest rate in February

bne IntelliNews February 13, 2018

Inflation in Belarus stood at 0.8% month-on-month in January (4.5% year-on-year) and the central bank will cut interest rates again in February to 10.5%