Belarus’ gross domestic product grew 1.2 percent in 2019, slowing from a 3.3 percent expansion in 2018, preliminary estimates showed. It was the lowest GDP growth since 2016 when the economy shrank 2.6 percent. Growth was mainly driven by manufacturing (1.2 percent); information and communication (9.3 percent); construction (3.1 percent) and agriculture, forestry and fishing (3.1 percent). In the third quarter of 2019, GDP rose 1.4 percent, accelerating from a 0.5 percent gain in previous three-month period.
GDP Annual Growth Rate in Belarus averaged 1.18 percent from 2011 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 11.05 percent in the second quarter of 2011 and a record low of -4.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015. This page provides - Belarus GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Belarus GDP Annual Growth Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on May of 2020.
GDP Annual Growth Rate in Belarus is expected to be -1.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Annual Growth Rate in Belarus to stand at 1.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Belarus GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 1.80 percent in 2021 and 2.10 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.