Industry in Belarus
Belarus - Industry
Industrial output records slowest expansion since December 2020 in July
Industrial production increased 2.7% year-on-year in July (June: +6.9% yoy). The outturn marked the worst reading since December 2020. In detail, manufacturing output increased at a softer rate , while both mining and quarrying and utilities subsectors were buoyant. Underlying dynamics remained weak as sequential data for manufacturing and utilities deteriorated.
Meanwhile, annual average industrial production growth rose to 6.2% in July (June: +6.0%), signaling an improving trend in the industrial sector.
FocusEconomics panelists project that industrial production will increase 3.3% in 2021, which is up 0.6 percentage points from last month’s projection. In 2022, industrial output is seen increasing 3.8%.
Belarus - Industry Data
|Industrial Production (annual variation in %)||-6.6||-0.4||6.1||5.7||1.0|
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Source: National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus (BELSTAT).
|Exchange Rate||2.10||-0.36 %||Dec 31|
|Stock Market||0.1||0.0 %||Jan 07|
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Industrial production expanded 6.9% year-on-year in June (May: +11.5% yoy).
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