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Kabyakou: Belarusians’s real income has increased (video)

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PM Andrei Kabyakou has positively assessed the result of the last five-year plan in Belarus. The state has fulfilled its social commitments, he told Belarus 1. At the same time, the dollar equivalent wages have decreased, the Minister admitted.

Kabyakou: “Nevertheless, the real income growth has been provided. The real income has increased by 32% in comparison with 2010. Taking the inflation rate into account, the real wages have increased by 41.5%. There are economic laws that cannot be deceived. But there are also real results. I think that they are positive. The dynamics is positive.”

The GDP growth rate increased by 105.9% in the last five years, Kabyakou added. It worsened in the past years due to ‘external factors’.