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In 2016 gross consumption of renewable energy resources in Latvia constituted 68.7 petajoules. Compared to 2015, the consumption of renewables has risen by 5.7 %, whereas over the past ten years – by 14.1 %.  


Compared to July 2016, in July 2017 industrial production output1 increased by 8.8 % (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices). 


New data have been published in sections: Gross domestic product; Business Tendency;Investment; Employment and unemployment; Wages and salaries; Crime and justice; Trade and services; Transport; Foreign trade;Agricultural prices and price indices; Livestock; Science.


Compared to the 1st half of 2016, in the 1st half of 2017 the volume of freights carried by land and pipelines increased by three million tonnes or 5.5 %.


On 4 September, Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia will launch Mobility Survey of Latvian Population 2017. The survey is aimed at acquiring statistically comparable information on population mobility that will be used for territorial and transport planning, environmental protection and other fields. 


As compared to the 1st quarter of 2017, in the 2nd quarter the gross domestic product at constant prices increased by 1.2 % (according to revised, seasonally and calendar adjusted data). Compared to the corresponding period of 2016, in the 2nd quarter of this year the GDP grew by 4.0 % according to seasonally and calendar non-adjusted data and by 4.8 % according to adjusted data.


Compared to July 2016, in July 2017 the total retail trade turnover rose by 3.9 %. Turnover of retail trade in food products increased by 4.6 %, and turnover of retail trade in non-food products grew by 3.3 %.


In the 2nd quarter of 2017 the average gross wages and salaries for full-time work constituted 927 euros. Compared to the 2nd quarter of 2016, the average wages and salaries increased by 74 euros or 8.7 %.


New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Producer prices; Enterprises finance; Population; Household budget; Fishery; Energy.


Compared to June, in July 2017 the level of construction costs in Latvia increased by 0.1 %. Labour remuneration of workers increased by 0.5 %, maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment did not change significantly, whereas prices of building materials dropped by 0.1 %.

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