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29.04.2016

Flash estimate of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) shows that, compared to the 4th quarter of 2015, in the 1st quarter of 2016 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) value dropped slightly – by 0.1 %, according to seasonally adjusted data.

29.04.2016

Calendar adjusted data show that, compared to March 2015, in March 2016 total retail trade turnover rose by 0.3 %.  Retail trade in food products grew by 1.0 %, whereas retail trade in non-food products – by 0.2 %. 

28.04.2016

As compared to 2014, in 2015, due to 15.8 % decrease in price indices of livestock products, especially decline in milk prices, price indices of agricultural output decreased by 7.5 %. Price indices of crop products grew by 2.3 %.

27.04.2016

Compared to February 2016, in March 2016 level of construction costs in Latvia grew by 0.2 %. Labour remuneration of workers went up by 0.7 %, maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment – by 0.3 %, while prices of building materials went down by 0.1 %.

25.04.2016

In 2015, 6.8 mln foreign travellers visited Latvia, which is 9.5 % more than in 2014. Last year foreign travellers spent EUR 742.2 mln in Latvia (excluding transport costs), which is EUR 73.7 mln or 11 % more than in 2014.

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In the 1st quarter of 2016, Gross Domestic Product reduced slightly https://t.co/XxkuctiShI
22 hours 16 min ago
In March retail trade turnover grew by 0.3 % https://t.co/leSH20vYzj
22 hours 16 min ago
In 2015, price indices of agricultural output dropped by 7.5 % https://t.co/uhk61Dz7AY
1 day 22 hours ago
In March, construction costs increased by 0.2 % https://t.co/lvLuzEL4BH
2 days 22 hours ago
Last year the number of foreign travellers increased by 9.5 % https://t.co/6txg7K9iFX
4 days 22 hours ago
Informative leaflet on changes in consumer prices in the 1st quarter of 2016 https://t.co/d3O7Qu0h9T
1 week 20 hours ago
In the 1st quarter of 2016, number of newborn has increased by 2 % https://t.co/xiKZR6XCmX
1 week 22 hours ago
In March, the level of producer prices in industry decreased by 0.5 % https://t.co/IXsfrbM0Na
1 week 1 day ago
General government budget deficit and debt decreased in 2015 https://t.co/vqxWUa3SuT
1 week 2 days ago
In 2014, 29.4 % of employed persons were absent from work due to health problems https://t.co/9pY9kjeijV
2 weeks 22 hours ago