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Compared to May, retail trade turnover in June dropped by 0.4%. Retail trade in food products reduced by 1.8%, whereas of non-food products - rose by 0.4%.


New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Population; Tourism; Energy.


Compared to May, level of construction costs in June 2014 decreased by 0.1%. Compared to June 2013, average level of construction costs grew by 0.7%.


Compared to May, producer prices in June rose by 0.6%. Both prices of products sold on the domestic market and prices of exported products increased by 0.6%.


In I-VI 10 469 newborns were registered in Latvia, and 1813 of them were born in June. It is 460 babies more than in the first six months of 2013. 


New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Producer prices; Trade and services; Construction; Industry; Livestock.


In 2013 household consumption expenditure per household member was EUR 301, which is EUR 19 more than in 2012.  During the last three years a moderate increase in the household consumption expenditure can be observed.


Due to international long-term migration the number of Latvian population in 2013 dropped by 14.3 thousand or 0.7%, which is by 2.4 thsd more than in 2012, when the number of population due to international long-term migration decreased by 11.9 thousand or by 0.6%.


New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Government finances; Employment and unemployment; Industry; Foreign trade.


In May 2014 compared to April exports value of goods at current prices reduced by 3.6%, but imports value of goods – by 5.0%. Foreign trade balance slightly improved as exports in total foreign trade value increased to 45.0%.

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