Belarus' industrial output increases 8.1% y/y

bne IntelliNews November 19, 2017

The revival of the Russian economy has spilled over to carry Belarus’s economy forward this year faster than expectations at the start of the year.

Geely's Belarus car plant begins series production

bne IntelliNews November 19, 2017

The first mass-produced Belarusian cars rolled off the assembly line at the new Chinese-based BelGee car plant on November 17.

Belarus reports 1.2% m/m inflation in October

bne IntelliNews November 13, 2017

Inflation in Belarus stood at 1.2% month-on-month (5.3% year-on-year) in October, following a 0.3% m/m growth (4.9% y/y) in September, the national statistics agency Belstat reported on November 9.

Belarus returns to growth after two years of recession, says EBRD

bne IntelliNews November 8, 2017

The EBRD has upgraded its growth forecast for Belarus' 2017 GDP to 1.5% from 0.5% predicted in May

Higher exports and investment push first-half growth in all EBRD countries bar two

bne IntelliNews November 7, 2017

EBRD markedly hikes its forecasts for economic growth in Emerging Europe after assessing the arrival of expansion that is so strong that it is already running up against structural constraints.

Belarus central bank forecasts key refinance rate at 10% in 2018

bne IntelliNews November 3, 2017

The regulator is not intending to reduce the refinancing rate next year and estimates that inflation will be about 6% in 2018