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in October 2017 Latvian foreign trade turnover amounted to EUR 2.31 billion, which at current prices was 10.3 % more than in October 2016, of which the exports value of goods was 9.7 % and imports value of goods was 10.9 % higher.


New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Producer prices; Industry.


During the year (in November 2017, compared to November 2016) the average level of consumer prices rose by 2.7 %. Prices of goods grew by 2.7 % and prices of services by 2.9 %.


In 2016 almost half (47.5 %) of Latvian adults (aged 25–64) participated in formal and/or non-formal education, 36.7 % of whom did so in relation to their work. 


Compared to October 2016, in October 2017 industrial production output1 increased by 5.4 % (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices). 

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Household disposable income in 2016
Producer price changes in industry in November 2017
Main results of the Farm Structure Survey 2016
Changes of construction costs in November 2017
Retail trade in November 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
(annual average), as % of previous year,

Real GDP growth rate

Real GDP in the 3rd quarter of 2017 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 5.8 %


Real GDP growth rate by quarter

Environmental indicators in Latvia in 2016
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