All
 

 

Just in:  

You are here: Home»World»Business & Economy»Belarus inflation slowed down in Feb to 1.5pc m/m

barlusMINSK: Belarus' consumer prices rose 1.5 percent in February, month-on-month, slowing down from a 1.9 percent increase in January, the country's statistics service said on Sunday.

In January-February inflation added 3.5 percent, also down from 4.2 percent seen the same period last year.

Following the financial crisis, last year the rouble lost two-thirds of its value against the dollar and inflation climbed above 100 percent, forcing the central bank to hike the refinancing rate to 45 percent to get a grip on prices.

In February, the central bank started to cut its refinancing rate in a move to gradually ease its lending policy, indicating that it believed the worst of the crisis was over.

Copyright Reuters, 2012


 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,827.75 0.07
Arrow Nasdaq 4,787.32 0.61
Arrow S&P 2,072.83 0.28
Arrow FTSE 6,729.17 0.03
Arrow DAX 9,915.56 0.55
Arrow CAC-40 4,373.42 0.20
Arrow Nikkei 17,383.58 0.14
Arrow H.Seng 24,111.98 1.12
Arrow Sensex 28,386.19 0.17






Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlySeptember
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln