World Bank lowers Belarus’ economy growth forecast

The World Bank has lowered Belarus’ economy growth forecast for 2019 from 1.8 to 1.5 percent, according to a newly released report.

Belarus’ economy growth forecast in 2020 and 2021 stands unchanged at 1.3 and 1.2 percent, respectively, the report said.

In 2018, Belarus’ gross domestic product grew by 3 percent after a 2.4-percent growth in 2017