Belarus

Belarus GDP grew by 1.2% y/y in 2019

bne IntelliNews January 17, 2020

The Belarusian government forecasts the nation's GDP to increase by 0.7% y/yin the first quarter of 2020, by 1.6% y/y in the first half of the next year, 2.2% y/y in January-September, and by 2.8% y/y over the year.

OUTLOOK 2020 Belarus

bne IntelliNews January 13, 2020

A row with Russia that saw Belarus' oil supplies cut off caught the headlines but the bigger problem the country faces is its demographic trends. The government wants to boost technological industries and increase diversification.

How interconnected are the economies of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan? Inflation and rates outlook for 2020

Ben Aris in Berlin January 12, 2020

In 1991 the Soviet Union broke apart and created 15 independent countries. But over the last three decades, while these countries are politically independent, the economies of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan (KRUB) remain joined at the hip.

Lukashenko slams Russia for "making three times more money" from gas sales to Belarus than from Germany

bne IntelliNews January 10, 2020

Belarusian President says Russian natural gas monopoly Gazprom earns "three times as much in Belarus than in Germany" from gas sales amid the lack of agreement with Moscow on new oil and gas subsidies for Minsk.

Belarus foreign reserves jump by 31% in 2019

bne IntelliNews January 8, 2020

The foreign exchange reserves of Belarus increased by $2.2bn in 2019, or 31.2% year-on-year, to $9.4bn in 2019, according to the National Bank of Belarus (NBB).

Belarus government forecast of 2.8% y/y GDP growth in 2020 met with scepticism by foreign, local economists

bne IntelliNews January 8, 2020

The Belarusian government forecasts the nation's GDP to increase by 0.7% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020, by 1.6% y/y in the first half of the next year, 2.2% y/y in January-September, and by 2.8% y/y over the year.

Russia resumes oil deliveries to Belarus after new supply deal agreed

Ben Aris in Berlin January 5, 2020

Russia suspended oil deliveries in the first week of January as it failed to agree a new supply contract with Minsk, but supplies were resumed on January 4 after talks between the two countries' prime ministers.

Russia halts oil supplies to Belarus after talks on a new supply contract fail

Ben Aris in Berlin January 4, 2020

The previous supply contract expired on December 31, 2019 and the two sides had been trying to agree a new deal.

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