Belarus Inflation February 2019

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Belarus: Inflation continues trending up in February

March 11, 2019

Consumer prices increased 1.3% over the previous month in February, up from January’s 0.9% print. The result reflected higher prices in all sub-components, with services reporting the fastest increase.

Inflation rose to 6.2% in February (January: 5.8%), moving further above the Central Bank’s 5.0% target. Meanwhile, annual average inflation edged up to 5.1%, from January’s 5.0%.

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast participants project inflation will average 5.7% in 2019, which is from last month’s forecast, and 5.8% again in 2020.


Author:, Economist

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Belarus Inflation February 2019

Note: Year-on-year and month-on-month variation of consumer price index in %.
Source: National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus (BELSTAT).


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