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The average size of agricultural holding has risen from 25.5 ha in 2007 to 34.5 ha in 2010 or by 35.3%.


Compared to 2009, enterprise value added in 2010 increased by 5.2%, of which in industry - by 17.5% and in trade - by 15.1%. Decline can be observed in construction and in services of 19.3% and 2.5%, respectively.


In the 3rd quarter of 2011, 20.3 million passengers were carried by urban electrified transport, which is an increase of 6.4%, as compared to July - September of the previous year. The number of passengers carried by trolleybuses increased by 7.5%, whereas by trams – by 5.3%.


Compared to September 2011, industrial production volume in October 2011 has reduced by 0.9%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices.


New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Enterprises finance; Employment and unemployment; Wages and salaries; Trade and services; Number of Enterprises; Crop production; Livestock.


In the 3rd quarter of 2011 the average monthly gross wages and salaries in the country comprised by LVL 467, and, in comparison with the 3rd quarter of 2010, wages and salaries grew by or LVL 19 or 4.3%.


Compared to September, total retail trade turnover (according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices) in October 2011 decreased by 2.9%.


Compared to September, construction costs in October 2011 grew on average by 2.0%. Labour remuneration of workers increased by 3.7%, prices of building materials rose by 2.4%, whereas maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment decreased by 0.2%.


Compared to the corresponding period of 2010, unit value in the 3rd quarter of 2011 increased by 11.2% for exported goods and by 4.9% for imported goods.

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