Updated at 18:07,08-09-2017

Salaries of Belarusians decreasing four months in row

Tamara Savich, Euroradio

According to the National Statistics Committee, in October, the average salary is 6.837 million Belarusian rubles. Within a month it decreased by 0.4%, or 25 thousand. Salaries of Belarusians have been falling for the fourth month in a row - starting from July, when the average salary in the country was a little more than seven million.

Before July wages rose steadily - from 6 to 7 million. But in the foreign currency equivalent incomes of Belarusians decreased compared to December 2014 by $245...

The lowest wages are in education, agriculture, forestry and medicine: from 4.9 to 5.5 million rubles. Construction workers get the highest salaries - about 8.2 million rubles.