Belarus has a population of 9.4 million people, and a land mass of 202 000 km2. Life expectancy is 73 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 6663, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2019 with 1.2%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 63 billion.
Belarus is ranked at place 49 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Belarus is ranked at place 63, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Belarus in 2020 were NOK 917 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Belarus at a value of NOK1.566 billion.