Belarus Interest Rate

The benchmark interest rate in Belarus was last recorded at 23.50 percent. Interest Rate in Belarus is reported by the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus. Interest Rate in Belarus averaged 55.01 Percent from 1991 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 480 Percent in November of 1994 and a record low of 10 Percent in December of 2006. In Belarus, interest rate decisions are taken by the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus. The official interest rate is the refinancing rate. This page provides - Belarus Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
23.50 23.50 480.00 10.00 23.50 | 2014/04 1991 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Belarus Interest Rate
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Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Foreign Exchange Reserves 5715.10 2014-03-31 6143.60 8329.50 399.70 5621.85 2014-04-30 USD Million [+]
Interest Rate 23.50 2014-03-11 23.50 480.00 10.00 23.50 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
Money Supply M0 12249.13 2014-02-28 11704.72 13920.86 81.69 12452.24 2014-03-31 BYR Billion [+]
Money Supply M1 34112.12 2014-02-28 32133.47 38878.90 216.49 35266.67 2014-03-31 BYR Billion [+]
Money Supply M2 80218.12 2014-02-28 76874.78 80723.70 263.80 80557.71 2014-03-31 BYR Billion [+]
Money Supply M3 195680.24 2014-02-28 190791.95 195680.24 496.93 196809.29 2014-03-31 BYR Billion [+]
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Interest Rate | Notes
The interest rate shown on this page refers to the central bank benchmark interest rate. Usually, the central bank benchmark interest rate is the overnight rate at which central banks make loans to the commercial banks under their jurisdiction. Moving the benchmark interest rate, the central bank is able to make an impact on interest rates of commercial banks, inflation level of the country and national currency exchange rate. Reduction of interest rates should bring increase in business activity, a rise in inflation rate and weakening of national currency. In case of increase in interest rates the level of business activity is likely to drop, inflation declines and national currency strengthens.


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Belarus Inflation Rate at 15.73 Percent  
The inflation rate in Belarus was recorded at 15.73 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in Belarus is reported by the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
Belarus Producer Prices at 100.80 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Belarus decreased to 100.80 Index Points in March of 2014 from 100.90 Index Points in February of 2014. Producer Prices in Belarus is reported by the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
Belarus Unemployed Persons at 23.00 Thousand  
The number of unemployed persons in Belarus increased to 23 Thousand in February of 2014 from 21.80 Thousand in January of 2014. Unemployed Persons in Belarus is reported by the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
Belarus Average Monthly Wages at 5389.20 BYR Thousand  
Wages in Belarus increased to 5389.20 BYR Thousand in February of 2014 from 5322.40 BYR Thousand in January of 2014. Wages in Belarus is reported by the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
Belarus Capital Flows at -2727.10 USD Million  
Capital Flows in Belarus decreased to -2727.10 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from -2624.80 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Capital Flows in Belarus is reported by the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus.
Belarus Changes in Inventories at 683.90 BYR Billion  
Changes in Inventories in Belarus decreased to 683.90 BYR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 1659.70 BYR Billion in the third quarter of 2013. Changes in Inventories in Belarus is reported by the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
Belarus Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 4362627129.40 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Belarus increased to 4362627129.40 Index Points in February of 2014 from 4277504784.19 Index Points in January of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Belarus is reported by the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
Belarus Consumer Spending at 24890.30 BYR Billion  
Consumer Spending in Belarus decreased to 24890.30 BYR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 31197.40 BYR Billion in the third quarter of 2013. Consumer Spending in Belarus is reported by the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
Belarus Current Account at -1981.10 USD Million  
Belarus recorded a Current Account deficit of 1981.10 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Current Account in Belarus is reported by the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus.
Belarus Employed Persons at 4485.40 Thousand  
The number of employed persons in Belarus increased to 4485.40 Thousand in February of 2014 from 4482.50 Thousand in January of 2014. Employed Persons in Belarus is reported by the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus.
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