Society "in January-July this year almost failed the most important parameters and key targets of the forecast (…) As a result of all this is a significant impact on the growth rate, which was 107% against the forecast of 111-113%, "- said Lukashenko.
On foreign investment: "The work of state bodies (…) is very poor, as the net inflow of foreign direct investments in the country amounted to only 20.4% from last year's level."
On trade, "for the 6 months of the year the negative balance of foreign trade in goods and services emerged in the amount of $ 2.4 billion."
Earlier, Prime Minister Sergei Sidorsky announced some of the results of Belarus' economy for 1st pavgode:
- Inflation — 4.1%
- GDP growth — 6.6%
- Growth of industrial production — 8.8%
- Growth in exports of goods — 12.9%
It is reported by Interfax.