Ukraine: agricultural commodities production down in January-April 2017

In January-April the production volumes of agricultural commodities in Ukraine decreased by 0.3% YoY, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reported. In particular, agricultural enterprises lowered the production indices by 0.6%, while households of the population increased them by 0.1%. In 2016 the growth of agricultural production totaled more than 6%. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

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Belarus: GDP up in January-April 2017

According to initial estimates, in January-March Belarus’ gross domestic product totaled Br30.6 billion, up by 0.5% in comparable prices as against the same period a year earlier, the National Statistics Committee of Belarus reported. In January-April the GDP deflator index amounted to 106.9% as against the same period of last year. (BelTA/Business World Magazine)

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