Belarus’ fixed-capital investments and investments in construction dropped by 20.6% YoY in January-July to Br9.2 billion ($4.8 billion), the National Statistics Committee (Belstat) said in a report.
As much as 3.1 billion rubles ($1.6 billion) was spent on buying machines, equipment, and vehicles, down by 24.9% YoY.
Investments in construction and assembly operations totaled Br5 billion ($2.6 billion), down by 18.4% YoY.
As much as 2.377 million square meters of new homes was commissioned in the period, down by 23.4% YoY. (Prime-TASS/Business World Magazine)