Latest news


Compared to February, in March 2018 level of producer prices in the Latvian industry rose by 0.2 %. Prices of products sold on the domestic market grew by 0.1 %, but prices of exported products went up by 0.4 %. 


In 2017 general government budget deficit accounted for EUR 131.1 million or 0.5 % of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), whereas consolidated gross debt amounted to EUR 10.8 billion or 40.1 % of the GDP. 


Since 2016 birth number in Latvia is reducing – in 2017 number of live births may be approximately one thousand smaller than in 2016. 


New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Tourism; Foreign trade in goods.


During the year (in March 2018, compared to March 2017) the average level of consumer prices rose by 2.2 %. Prices of goods grew by 1.6 % and prices of services by 3.7 %.


in February 2018 the foreign trade turnover of Latvia amounted to EUR 2.02 bln, which at current prices was 9.9 % more than in February 2017, of which the exports value of goods was 11.6 % and imports value of goods was 8.4 % higher. 


New data have been published in sections: Employment and unemployment; Personal income; Crime and justice; Industry.


Compared to February 2017, in February 2018 industrial production output increased by 8.7 % according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices. An increase in production output was recorded in manufacturing (of 7.3 %) and electricity and gas supply (of 12.7 %), whereas a drop was observed in mining and quarrying (of 2.1 %).


New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Producer prices; Business Tendency; Gross domestic product; Government finances; Investment; Wages and salaries; Labour costs; Trade and services; Construction; Industry; Transport; Agricultural prices and price indices; Livestock; Forestry; Energy.


Calendar adjusted data (at constant prices) show that, compared to February 2017, in February 2018 total retail trade turnover rose by 3.7 %. 

Syndicate content