Inflation in Belarus
Belarus - Inflation
Inflation increases in January, reaching highest level since January 2017
Consumer prices increased 1.14% in January over the previous month, down from the 1.23% rise logged in December. The slight downtick came amid a significant easing in momentum in prices for services, while non-food price growth accelerated.
Inflation came in at 7.7% in January, up from December’s 7.4%. January's reading represented the highest inflation rate since January 2017. Annual average inflation edged up to 5.8% in January (December: 5.5%).
FocusEconomics analysts project inflation to average 5.9% in 2021, which is up 0.1 percentage points from last month’s forecast. In 2022, the panel sees inflation averaging 5.4%.
Belarus - Inflation Data
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)||13.5||11.8||6.0||4.9||5.6|
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Belarus Inflation Chart
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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February 16, 2021
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February 10, 2021
Consumer prices increased 1.14% in January over the previous month, down from the 1.23% rise logged in December.
January 19, 2021
Industrial output dropped 0.7% in year-on-year terms in December, which was a deterioration from November's 4.3% increase.
January 18, 2021
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January 13, 2021
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