The most significant category in the Consumer Price Index in Belarus is Foodstuffs (39.1% of total weight). Followed by other goods and services (15.7%), clothing, footwear, and fabrics (8.3%). Household goods, household appliances, and home care account for 6.6% of total sales, while housing and utilities account for 6%. In Belarus, the Consumer Price Index covers categories such as Culture, recreation, and sport (5.4%), Communication (4.7%), and Health (4.2%). The remaining 10% of the overall weight is made up of alcoholic beverages and tobacco goods, eating out (restaurants and catering), public transportation services, and educational institutions.

A higher than expected figure should be seen as positive (bullish) for the BYN while a lower than expected figure should be seen as negative (bearish) for the BYN.

Category:  Inflation Rate
Units:  Percent
Impact: Low
Currency: BYN
Latest Release
Previous: 5.7%
Consensus: 6%
Actual: 5.8%
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