Friday May 17 2019
Belarus Industrial Production at 1.20 percent
Industrial production in Belarus went up 1.2 percent year-on-year in January-April 2019, slowing from an 8.8 percent gain in the same period of the previous year. Manufacturing output advanced 1.8 percent, mainly boosted by production of transport vehicles & equipment (15 percent); electric equipment (10.4 percent) and products of wood & paper (10 percent). In addition, production expanded for mining & quarrying (3.3 percent) and for water supply, waste management and remediation activities (1.4 percent). Meanwhile, electricity, gas, steam, hot water and air-conditioned output shrank 2.0 percent.