Growth of competitiveness of the economy is the main goal for the next year. The President of Belarus signed a decree on the socio-economic development for 2017. Ensuring macroeconomic balance, financial recovery of the real sector companies, the growth of labor productivity, creation of new jobs - these tasks are named the key ones in the document.
The GDP in the coming year is projected at 101.7%. On 4 October, the President, in a decree, approved the monetary policy guidelines for 2017. It will maintain continuity and facilitate
the development of the national economy by maintaining price stability.
The National Bank will continue working on the development of the financial market and payment system, strengthen confidence in the national currency and reduce the dollarization of the economy.