The annual inflation rate in Belarus rose to 6.1 percent in September of 2020 from 5.6 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since May of 2019, as prices continued to advance for food (5 percent vs 4.6 percent in August) and non-food products (6.8 percent vs 5.7 percent). Meanwhile, inflation slowed slightly for services (6.9 percent vs 7.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.9 percent. source: National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus

Inflation Rate in Belarus averaged 228.27 percent from 1992 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 2795.63 percent in August of 1994 and a record low of 4.10 percent in June of 2018. This page provides the latest reported value for - Belarus Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Belarus Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020.

Inflation Rate in Belarus is expected to be 6.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Belarus to stand at 6.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Belarus Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.20 percent in 2021 and 5.20 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Belarus Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.10 5.60 2795.63 4.10 1992 - 2020 percent Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-10 01:00 PM Jun 5.2% 4.9% 4.7%
2020-08-10 01:00 PM Jul 5.2% 5.2% 5.3%
2020-09-10 01:00 PM Aug 5.6% 5.2% 5.5%
2020-10-12 01:00 PM Sep 6.1% 5.6% 5.8%
2020-11-10 02:00 PM Oct 6.1% 6.1%
2020-12-10 02:00 PM Nov


News Stream
Belarus Inflation Rate at Near 1-1/2-Year High of 6.1%
The annual inflation rate in Belarus rose to 6.1 percent in September of 2020 from 5.6 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since May of 2019, as prices continued to advance for food (5 percent vs 4.6 percent in August) and non-food products (6.8 percent vs 5.7 percent). Meanwhile, inflation slowed slightly for services (6.9 percent vs 7.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.9 percent.
2020-10-12
Belarus Inflation Rate at 5.20% in July
The annual inflation rate in Belarus came in at 5.2 percent in July of 2020, the same as in the previous month. Non-food goods prices advanced faster (4.8 percent vs 4.4 percent in June) while both food goods (4.6 percent vs 4.8 percent) and services (6.8 percent vs 7 percent) slowed. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.2 percent, also the same as in June.
2020-08-10
Belarus Inflation Rate Picks Up to 5.2% in June
The annual inflation rate in Belarus rose to 5.2 percent in June of 2020 from 4.9 percent in the previous month, as food goods prices jumped to 4.8 percent from 4.0 percent in May. Meantime, cost slowed for both services (7.0 percent vs 7.1 percent) and non-food goods (4.4 percent vs 4.6 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.2 percent, rebounding from a 0.1 percent drop in May.
2020-07-10
Belarus Inflation Rate Eases from 8-Month High
The annual inflation rate in Belarus fell back to 4.9 percent in May 2020 from an eight-month high of 5.4 percent in April, as prices rose at a softer pace for services (7.1 percent vs 7.5 percent), non-food (4.6 percent vs 4.8 percent) and food goods (4.0 percent vs 4.7 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged down 0.1 percent, following a 0.6 percent rise in April.
2020-06-10

Belarus Inflation Rate
In Belarus the most important category in the Consumer Price Index is Foodstuffs (39.1 percent of total weight). Other goods and services account for 15.7 percent; Clothing, footwear and fabrics for 8.3 percent; Household goods, household appliances and home care for 6.6 percent; and Housing and utilities for 6 percent. Consumer Price Index in Belarus also includes Culture, recreation and sport (5.4 percent); Communication (4.7 percent) and Health (4.2 percent). Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products; Eating out (catering); Public transport services; and Education account for the remaining 10 percent of total weight.