Belarus will continue its upward economic trend. The World Bank has published the January 2018 issue of the Global Economic Prospects. According to the source, the Belarusian economy will grow by 2.1% in 2018. In 2019 and 2020 Belarus’ GDP will keep growing. In 2018 economic growth in Europe and Central Asia will reach about 3%. This year the global economy is expected to operate at full throttle for the first time after the global financial crisis.