5.5 thousand new apartments were built in January – February 2018. 546.4 thousand square metres of total floor space were commissioned.
In January – February 2018 the wholesale turnover was recorded at BYN 13.5 bn, or 109.8% to the level of January – February 2017 at constant prices.
In January – February 2018 organisations and individual entrepreneurs transported 68.5 million tonnes of freight, or 110.3% of freight transported in January – February 2017. The freight turnover was recorded at 21.6 billion tonne-kilometres, showing an increase of 6.7% compared to January – February 2017.
According to the first estimate for January – February 2018, GDP at current prices totaled BYN 17.2 billion, or 105.6% of the level of January – February 2017 at constant prices. The GDP deflator for January – February 2018 is 110.2% of the same period of the previous year.
In January – February 2018 the volume of industrial production in current prices was recorded at BYN 17.2 billion or 110.3% in constant prices compared with January – February 2017, with 101.9% in Mining and quarrying; 113.1% in Manufacturing; 102.3% in Electricity, gas, steam, hot water and air conditioning supply; and 100.6% in Water supply; waste management and remediation activities.
On 15 March 2018, Ms Inna Medvedeva, Chairperson of the National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus, met with Mr Paul van Oostveen, Netherlands Chargé d'Affaires a.i. in Minsk. The meeting was initiated by the Netherlands Embassy Office in Minsk.
In January – February 2018 the agricultural production in farms of all types (agricultural organisations, private farms and household plots) at current prices was BYN 1612.3 million, an increase of 2% at constant prices compared with January – February 2017. The agricultural production in agricultural organisations was BYN 1547.3 million, an increase of 2.4% at constant prices compared with the same period of the previous year.
Real disposable money incomes* of the population of the Republic of Belarus in January, 2018 amounted to 107.8% compared to January, 2017.