According to the IMF This year head inflation in Belarus exceeds 15%, it is almost two times more than in Last year, when inflation was 8.4%. Practically such a jump in prices — 14% is expected in Russia and in Ukraine in general inflation is projected to be at least 25%.
In the countries of the euro area average inflation in This year is expected to be 4%, almost two times higher than in the past.
But in the monetary economy some new EU member states are expected difficulty commensurate with Belarus — inflation in Latvia this will be such as in Belarus — about 15%, slightly less, but also the highest will be -12% in Bulgaria, 10% — in Estonia.
On subsequent year According to IMF forecasts inflation will decrease characteristics — in Belarus, it is less than 10% in the euro area — the least 2%.
Highest inflation becomes more specific price growth. According to the forecast of the Fund this year in Belarus is the highest expected rate of growth in Europe’s gross domestic product — 9.2%. Closer to Belarus only in Romania, where the GDP will grow by 8.6%. Suffice it to show brisk growth of the economy and the eastern and southern neighbors Belarus: in Russia is expected to increase by 7%, Ukraine — 6.4%.
At the same time, the growth of the economies of "an old" Europe will be insignificant — an average of less 2% in Ireland and Italy, also in Latvia and Estonia is expected to decline a little. But Poland will show good growth in the 5% of GDP.
On subsequent year across Europe is expected to slow economic growth. In the EU, on average, it will be less than 1% — is almost no growth in countries where GDP even decrease, adding evragiganty such as England and Spain. Slow GDP growth in Belarus — 8%, but the forecast in 2009, the country remains a favorite of European growth in gross domestic product.
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