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Compared to April 2010, manufacturing turnover in April 2011, according to calendar adjusted data, has increased by 21.5%, of which in domestic market – by 18.4% and in export – by 24.5%.


Compared to May of the previous year, consumer prices increased by 5.0%.


New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Population; Wages and salaries; Statistical business register; Trade and services; Industry; Transport; Crop production; Livestock; Energy.


Compared to March 2011, industrial production volume in April 2011 grew by 3.4%.


14.83 million tons of freights were carried by rail, an increase of 11.7% on the 1st quarter of 2010.


The most optimistic self-perceived health was recorded among young people aged 16-24. 86% of them perceive their health as ‘’good’’ or ‘’very good’’.


In comparison with the 1st quarter of 2010, monthly average gross wages and salaries in the country in the 1st quarter of 2011 increased by LVL 20 or 4.6% and comprised LVL 452.


Compared to the corresponding period of 2010, the unit value in the 1st quarter of 2011 increased by 16.8% for exported goods and by 9.6% for imported goods.


Compared to March, total retail trade turnover (according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices) in April 2011 has reduced by 1%.


Compared to March, construction costs in April 2011 grew on average by 0.6%.

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