Belarus: Inflation rises to double-digits in September
Consumer prices rose 1.33% in September over the previous month, accelerating from August’s 0.18% increase. September’s uptick marked the highest reading since February. In detail, the uptick is broad-based, with price pressures intensifying in all groups. Notably, prices for food goods rebounded and are the main driver behind September’s print.
Inflation came in at 10.2% in September, up from August’s 9.8%. September’s figure was the highest inflation rate since December 2016. Meanwhile, the trend pointed up, with annual average inflation coming in at 8.6% in September (August: 8.2%).