Belarus: Investment freedom

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 Belarus

Investment freedom index (0-100)

 Latest value 30
 Year 2024
 Measure points
 Data availability 1995 - 2024
 Average 28
 Min - Max 20 - 50
 Source The Heritage Foundation
For that indicator, we provide data for Belarus from 1995 to 2024. The average value for Belarus during that period was 28 points with a minimum of 20 points in 2007 and a maximum of 50 points in 1995. The latest value from 2024 is 30 points. For comparison, the world average in 2024 based on 175 countries is 56 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Belarus - Investment freedom - Recent values chart

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Belarus - Investment freedom - historical chart - 1995-2024




The Investment Freedom index for Belarus from The Heritage Foundation measures the restrictions to investment activity both within the country and across borders. A higher score means fewer restrictions.
Definition: The Investment freedom index evaluates a variety of investment restrictions (burdensome bureaucracy, restrictions on land ownership, expropriation of investments without fair compensation, foreign exchange controls, capital control, security problems, a lack of basic investment infrastructure, etc.). Points are deducted from the ideal score of 100 for each of the restrictions found in a country’s investment regime.

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