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Compared to February 2016, in February 2017 the total retail trade turnover rose by 1.2 %. Turnover of retail trade in food products declined by 1.3 %, whereas turnover of retail trade in non-food products grew by 4.4 %.


Compared to January, in February 2017 the level of construction costs in Latvia increased by 0.2 %. Labour remuneration of workers rose by 0.8 %, prices of building materials as well as maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment grew by 0.1 %.


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Compared to 2015, in 2016 the output of meat grew by 2 % and output of milk by 0.8 %. In 2016, 87.2 thousand tons of meat were produced in Latvia and 986.2 thousand tons of milk.


Compared to January, in February 2017 the average level of producer prices in Latvian industry grew by 0.4 %. The prices of products sold on the domestic market increased by 0.5 % and prices of exported products by 0.4%. The prices of products exported to euro area countries increased by 0.6 % and prices of products exported to non-euro area countries by 0.2 %.

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Industrial production in February 2017
Round timber purchase prices in the 1st and 2nd half of 2016
Consumer price changes in March 2017
Foreign trade of Latvia in February 2017
Number of registered marriages, number of births and deaths in Latvia in the 1st quarter of 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 %.


Consumer price changes
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Real GDP growth rate

Real GDP in the 4th quarter of 2016 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 2.6 %


Real GDP growth rate by quarter

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