Belarus

Belarus reports 4.5% y/y GDP growth in January-June

bne IntelliNews July 18, 2018

The economy is recovering mainly thanks to the ongoing recovery in neighbouring Russia, the country's main trade partner.

Belarus reports 0.4% m/m inflation in June

bne IntelliNews July 11, 2018

Inflation in Belarus stood at 0.4% month-on-month in June (vs 0.3% m/m deflation in May), and 2.9% year-on-year (vs 2.5% y/y inflation in May), according to the national statistics agency Belstat.

Belarus revises upward GDP growth in January-March

bne IntelliNews July 11, 2018

Belarusian national statistics agency Belstat has revised upward its GDP growth figure for January-March to 5.2% year-on-year from initially estimated 5.1 % y/y growth.

China mulls expanding its Belarusian automotive investments with electric cars assembly

bne IntelliNews July 5, 2018

Beijing wants to add electric cars assembly at the BelGee joint venture factory near Minsk, but Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko warns infrastructure must be prepared first.

Belarus retail trade increases by 10% y/y in January-May

bne IntelliNews June 19, 2018

Retail trade in Belarus increased by 10.1% to BYN17.2bn ($8.6bn) year-on-year in January-May, according to the national statistics agency Belstat.

Belarus GDP increases by 4.7% y/y in January-May

bne IntelliNews June 19, 2018

Belarus' GDP grew by 4.7% y/y in January-May, following 4.8% y/y growth in January-April and a 5.1% y/y growth in January-March, the national statistics agency Belstat reported on June 15.

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