Belarus ranks third in GDP growth among the CIS countries

As the Belarusian National Statistic Committee reports, the industrial production in Belarus increased by 11.3% in comparable prices to 2009 level.  The consumer product manufacturing   amounted to 13.1%, including 11.5% for food commodities and 15.2% for nonfoods. Retail turnover has increased by 17.1% and agricultural production has grown up by 2% since 2009.

Inflation rate in 2010 amounted to 9.9%.  Consumer price index  in December formed at 1%  level while government plans  determined the indicator to be 8-10% in 2010.  The 2011 forecastisinflation ratef alling to 7,5-8,5%.

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