Belarus: Inflation hits highest level since January 2017 in February
March 10, 2021
Consumer prices increased 1.94% in February over the previous month, picking up from the 1.14% increase seen in January. February's uptick was the sharpest increase in prices since February 2016. The uptick was broadly based, with prices for both food and services accelerating significantly.
Inflation came in at 8.6% in February, above January’s 7.7%. February's result was the highest inflation rate since January 2017. Annual average inflation rose to 6.1% in February (January: 5.8%).