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21.08.2017

Compared to June, in July 2017 the level of producer prices in Latvian industry rose by 0.4 %. The prices of products sold on the domestic market increased by 0.5 %, whereas the prices of exported products grew by 0.3 %. 

15.08.2017

Since the 2nd quarter of 2016 the employment rate has increased by 0.8 percentage points. In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Latvian employment rate (62.6 %) was the highest recorded since the 2nd quarter of 2008 (63.1 %).

15.08.2017

In the 2nd quarter of 2017 the Latvian unemployment rate constituted 8.9 %. Compared to the previous quarter, the unemployment rate decreased by 0.5 percentage points, whereas, compared to the same period of the year before – by 0.6 percentage points.

14.08.2017

New data have been published in sections: Politics and religion; Producer prices; Enterprises finance; Employment and unemployment; Social security; Tourism; Environment.

14.08.2017

694.2 thsd visitors stayed at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments in the 2nd quarter of 2017, which is 13.3 % more than during the respective period of 2016.

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25.08.2017
Changes of construction costs in July 2017
28.08.2017
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30.08.2017
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31.08.2017
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Resident population

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Inflation (consumer price changes)

In comparison with 2015 (2015=100), average consumer price level in 2016 increased by 0.1 %.

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Real GDP growth rate

Real GDP in the 1st quarter of 2017 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 4.0 %

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In July, the level of producer prices in industry grew by 0.4 % https://t.co/augNwkTYK7
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In the 2nd quarter of 2017, 62.6 % of Latvia population were employed https://t.co/qLtHPkkGNY
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In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Latvian unemployment rate fell to 8.9 % https://t.co/32yFQUZvW9
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An increase of 13.3 % in the number of visitors hosted at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments https://t.co/9IDWeHwTWY
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In the 2nd quarter of 2017, construction output rose by 15.9 % https://t.co/m0Dt3Dz6hW
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Compared to the last year, in June foreign trade turnover in goods up by 19.2 % https://t.co/xkWToKx9en
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During the year, the average level of consumer prices increased by 2.6 % https://t.co/OrPVThc90J
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Tourism in Latvia 2017 https://t.co/rSX1EgcnA5 https://t.co/5Uh5j5PwV0
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In June, industrial production output grew by 7.8 % https://t.co/7zoUAZf8KI
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According to the flash estimate, GDP rose by 4.1 % in the 2nd quarter https://t.co/Yovh7ozNov
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