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26.04.2017

In 2016 foreign travellers crossed the border of Latvia 6.8 million times, which is 0.7 % less than during the previous year. Last year foreign travellers spent EUR 645.2 mln in Latvia – EUR 97.0 mln or 13.1 % less than in 2015.

25.04.2017

Compared to February, in March 2017 the average level of producer prices in Latvian industry grew by 0.1 %. The prices of products sold on the domestic market dropped by 0.1 %, whereas the prices of exported products increased by 0.3 %. 

24.04.2017

In 2016, the total price index of agricultural output fell by 0.9 %, which was mainly due to the 1.5 % decline in prices of crop products. The price index of livestock products reduced slightly – by 0.4%.

24.04.2017

New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Producer prices; Government finances; Investment; Population: Number and Change.

21.04.2017

In 2016, the general government budget surplus accounted for EUR 3.4 mln or 0.01 % of the GDP, whereas the general government consolidated gross debt amounted to EUR 10 038.3 mln or 40.1 % of the GDP.

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27.04.2017
First provisional results of the Farm Structure Survey 2016
28.04.2017
Changes of construction costs in March 2017
28.04.2017
Retail trade in March 2017
03.05.2017
Flash Estimate of Gross Domestic Product in the 1st quarter of 2017
08.05.2017
Industrial production in March 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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2010–2016

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 %

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In 2016, foreign travellers stayed in Latvia for a longer time but spent less https://t.co/l5rXFml3mo
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Consumer prices 2017/01 https://t.co/QZ8WOC7NtK
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In March, producer prices in industry increased by 0.1 % https://t.co/x7iO3oVr3U
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Key socio-economic indicators in the Baltic states 2017/03 https://t.co/9vuEVWyukd
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In 2016, level of agricultural product prices dropped by 0.9 % https://t.co/wWSex5IPPX
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General government budget surplus amounts to 3.4 million euros https://t.co/QTZI9FMY4A
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In the 1st quarter of 2017, newborn number in Latvia lags behind that of the last year by 6.9 % https://t.co/VBlFKdmJSk
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@EU_Eurostat: annual inflation in EU 1.6% in March.The lowest in RO 0.4%, IE 0.6%, NL 0.6%. The highest in Baltics… https://t.co/NhBLBtLqLw
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In February, foreign trade turnover grew by 6.1 % https://t.co/DvXiYZHRuQ
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During the year, the average level of consumer prices increased by 3.4 % https://t.co/hwvqLRgeT1
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