Belarus: Inflation hits fresh multi-year low in February
February 9, 2017
Consumer prices rose 0.5% in February from the previous month, down from January’s 0.9% increase. According to the National Statistical Committee, February’s increase came on the back of higher prices for food and services.
Inflation cooled in February, dropping to 7.0% from 9.5% in January. This marked the lowest reading since July 2010. Annual average inflation was 11.2% in February, below January’s 11.7% and also a multi-year low.