In 2013 Latvia exported goods in amount of 10.0 billion euros, but imported - in amount of 12.5 billion euros. As compared to 2012, the value of goods exported increased by 1.5%, but of goods imported – reduced by 0.2%.
New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Employment and unemployment; Personal income; Social security; Construction; Housing; Industry; Foreign trade.
In the 4th quarter active population of Latvia was comprised by 900.2 thsd people or 58.6% of country residents aged 15-74. The number of unemployed persons comprised 114.4 thousand, of which 20.5 thsd youth aged 15-24.
Last year construction witnessed stable growth. In 2013 construction volume was 1167.4 mln lats (1661 mln euros), of which in the 4th quarter - 366.7 mln lats (521.7 mln euros). Last year increase comprised 6.9%.
During a year, in January consumer prices rose by 0.4%. Prices of goods decreased by 0.3%, but prices of services grew by 2.3%. In January, as compared to December, increase comprised 0.6%.
In 2013 manufacturing turnover, compared to 2012, grew by 1.9%. In domestic market – increase of 5.5%, but in exports – reduction of 2.2%.
In December, compared to November, exports value of goods reduced by 12.2%, but imports value of goods – by 4.3%. Foreign trade balance has worsened slightly.
In the 4th quarter of 2013, compared to the 4th quarter of 2012, gross domestic product (GDP) value (seasonally unadjusted data) has increased by 3.5%, according to flash estimate of the CSB.
New data have been published in sections: Monetary poverty and income inequality;Material deprivation; Industry; Environmental protection.
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