Economy of Belarus – 2018-2019

The review includes the analysis of the macroeconomic indicators, economy financial performance, and credit and monetary policy. A certain section of the review is devoted to the situation in the real sector of the economy by main kinds of activities. The review describes the most probable scenarios of developments.

SUMMARY

I. ECONOMY OF BELARUS – RESULTS OF 2018

GDP and industrial production

Public debt and gold and foreign exchange reserves

Belarus in the international context

Leaders and outsiders of the Belarusian economy

Troubled debts of economic entities

Leaders and outsiders of the Belarusian economy

Consumer sector

II. ECONOMY OF BELARUS – 2019

Optimistic scenario

Basic scenario

Pessimistic scenario

Forecast for development in a range of branches

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