Belarus: Industrial output growth slows in February amid an unfavorable base effect
March 19, 2021
Industrial production increased 8.1% in February (January: +8.5% yoy). In cumulative terms, there was a slight loss of momentum in manufacturing output in January–February from January. That said, electricity production picked up.
Meanwhile, annual average industrial production growth rose to 1.2% in February (January: +0.5% yoy). This signals an improving trend in the industrial sector.
Author: Frederico Teixeira de Abreu, Junior Economist