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Compared to July manufacturing turnover in August 2015 according to seasonally adjusted data (at current prices) declined by 1.9%. Turnover decrease was mainly influenced by export - of 4.5% (reduction in Non-eurozone - of 4.9% and increase in Eurozone - of 3.1%). In turn, in domestic market turnover increased by 0.3%.


Compared to September 2014, the average consumer price level in September 2015 declined by 0.5%. Prices of goods decreased by 1.7%, while prices of services grew by 2.5%. Compared to the previous 12 months, the average consumer price level over the last 12 months, grew by 0.3%


Compared to July industrial production volume in August 2015 (according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices) decreased by 1.4%. Decline was caused by decrease of 3% in manufacturing; in turn, growth of 7.1% was recorded in mining and quarrying, and of 7.3% in electricity and gas supply.


New data have been published in sections: Business Tendency; Employment and unemployment; Education; Trade and services; Industry; General agricultural indicators; Crop production; Livestock; Energy; Information technologies; Gross domestic product (recalculated data).


Eurostat has launched public consultation on Agricultural Statistics Strategy 2020. The aim of this consultation is to collect views of the users of agricultural statistics on the proposed strategy to improve the availability of agricultural statistics that better match with their needs.

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Foreign trade of Latvia in August 2015
Notification on General Government Budget Deficit and Debt in October 2015
On producer price changes in industry in September 2015
On number of marriages, births and deaths in 3rd quarter of 2015
On changes of construction costs in September 2015

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Resident population

Resident population in 1920, 1930, 1959, 1979, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2011, 2014 and 2015


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Inflation (consumer price changes)

In comparison with 2013 (2013=100), average consumer price level in 2014 increased by 0.6%.


Consumer price changes (annual average), as % of previous year, 2008 - 2014

Real GDP growth rate

Real GDP in the 2nd quarter of 2015 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 2.7%


Real GDP growth rate by quarter

Manufacturing turnover drop in August - 1.9%
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During the year the average level of consumer prices decreased by 0.5%
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Industrial production declines 1.4% in August
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Eurostat announces public consultation on EU Agricultural Statistics Strategy
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Recalculation of gross domestic product according to new methodology has been finished
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In August retail trade turnover increased by 0.3%
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Today seminar "Development, trends and quality of energy statistics" will take place
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Construction costs in August grew by 0.2%
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Number of occupied posts increases by one thousand
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Round timber purchase prices show slight decrease in the 1st half of 2015
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