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15 September 2020, 17:59

Belarus' GDP 1.3% down in January-August

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MINSK, 15 September (BelTA) – In January-August 2020 Belarus' GDP fell by 1.3% year-on-year, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee.

According to initial estimates, the GDP amounted to almost Br93 billion in current prices, or 98.7% as against January-August 2019 in comparable prices.

In January-August 2020, the GDP deflator index equaled 111.5% year-on-year.

Belarus' agricultural output 7.9% up in January-AugustBelarus
In January-August 2020, agricultural enterprises made Br12.1 billion worth of products, which was up by 9.6% over the same period of 2019 in comparable prices.

Real money income of Belarusians 5.4% up in January-July 2020Real money income of Belarusians 5.4% up in January-July 2020
Salaries accounted for 64.5% of the total money income, revenues from doing business and other gainful activities – 7.4%, transfers to the population (pensions, welfare benefits, scholarships, and other kinds) – 23.3%, property income and other kinds of revenue – 4.8%.

Belarus' industrial output shrinks by 2.2% in January-August 2020Belarus
In January-August 2020, Belarus' industrial output totaled Br72.8 billion in current prices, which made up 97.8% in comparable prices as against the same period of 2019, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee of Belarus.

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