Inflation in Belarus
Belarus - Inflation
Inflation remains stable in August
Consumer prices increased 0.18% in August over the previous month, picking up from July's 0.07% rise. The acceleration was mainly caused by steeper growth in prices for non-food goods. Meanwhile, prices for food goods fell at a slightly softer rate.
Inflation remained at July’s 9.8% in August. Annual average inflation rose to 8.2% in August (July: 7.9%).
FocusEconomics analysts project inflation to average 9.1% in 2021, which is up 0.2 percentage points from last month’s forecast. In 2022, the panel sees inflation averaging 7.4%.
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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September 10, 2021
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