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Compared to 2012 the total consumption of energy resources in 2013 dropped by 1.3%. There was a significant change in the total consumption of electricity which compared to 2012 decreased by 20%. 


New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Consumer prices; Gross domestic product; Population; Industry; Foreign trade; Fishery.


In April, compared to March, exports value of goods at current prices reduced by 1.8%, but imports value of goods – by 3.6%. Foreign trade balance improved slightly.


Manufacturing turnover in April as compared to March increased by 1.4%. Compared to April 2013 – increase of 9%.


Annual growth of consumer prices in May – 0.6%. Prices of goods dropped by 0.1%, while prices of services grew by 2.6%. Compared to April consumer prices dropped by 0.1%.


In the 1st quarter, compared to the 1st quarter of the previous year, GDP has grown by 2.8%. In the 1st quarter GDP at current prices comprised 5.3 bln euros. Among the Baltic States Lithuania showed the best GDP growth of 3.2%. Estonia witnessed a decrease: -1.4%.


New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Enterprises finance; Population; Social security; Industry; Transport; Forestry.


At the beginning of 2014 the number of population in Latvia comprised 2 million 1468, a drop of 22.4 thousand persons compared to the previous year. The number of population in Latvia continues to decrease.


Compared to March industrial production volume in April rose by 2.1%. Yearly increase - 1.3%.


On June 3, the Cabinet of Ministers will review draft law "Statistics Law" which, after approval in Saeima, will come into force instead of State Statistics Law adopted in 1997.

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