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As compared to the 3rd quarter of 2015, in the 3rd quarter of 2016 the volume of freights carried by land and pipeline transport has decreased by 1.8 million tonnes or 5.5 %. The most notable drop in the volume of freights carried was recorded in rail transport – of 2.3 million tonnes or 18.9 %.


In the 3rd quarter of 2016, as compared to the 2nd quarter, gross domestic product (GDP) at constant prices increased by 0.2 %, according to seasonally and calendar adjusted data. In the 3rd quarter of the present year, as compared to the corresponding period of 2015, GDP grew by 0.3 % according to both – seasonally and calendar adjusted data, as well as non-adjusted data.


Compared to October 2015, total retail trade turnover in October 2016 rose by 0.2 %. Turnover of retail trade in food products decreased by 2.7 %, whereas the turnover of retail trade in non-food products increased by 2.0 %.


In the 3rd quarter of 2016 the average monthly gross wages and salaries in the country amounted to 847 euros. Compared to the 3rd quarter of 2015, average wages and salaries have grown by 18 euros or 2.2 %, indicating a lower annual increase than in the 2nd quarter of the present year (3.3 %). 


Compared to September, in October 2016 the level of construction costs in Latvia dropped by 0.1 %. Prices of building materials, as well as maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment reduced by 0.2 %, whereas labour remuneration of workers grew by 0.3 %.

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Resident population

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Inflation (consumer price changes)

In comparison with 2014 (2014=100), average consumer price level in 2015 increased by 0.2%.


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Real GDP growth rate

Real GDP in the 3rd quarter of 2016 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 0.3 %


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Freight traffic and freight turnover at ports decreases in the 3rd quarter
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