Experts have told how Belarus will suffer economically from the new sanctions

a Possible international sanctions against Belarus could weaken the country’s economic growth and harm investor confidence. It is warned by the experts of the rating Agency S&P Global Ratings, exposure leads to RBC.

According to experts, this year the Belarusian economy will shrink by 4%. And with the increasing prospects of international sanctions and the overall volatility of portfolio investments in emerging markets, it is likely that Belarus will lose access to international capital markets. Another problem for the Republic are an ongoing disagreement with Russia regarding energy supplies. Analysts added that because of changes in the tax regime of the oil industry in Russia, Belarus may lose the opportunity to bring Russian hydrocarbons at reduced prices.

Explain the sanctions against Belarus can be introduced over the hard actions of the Belarusian authorities during the civil protests against the official results of the presidential election.