In the 1st quarter Latvia exported goods in amount of 2.4 billion euros, but imported – of 2.9 billion euros. Compared to the 1st quarter last year, exports rose by 2.3% but imports dropped by 2.6%.
In the 1st quarter there were 881.7 thousand employed persons in Latvia or 58.6% of the total population aged 15–74, of which 69 thousand young peopleaged 15–24.
In the 1st quarter there were 118.7 thousand unemployed aged 15-74. Economically inactive 503.3 thsd. or one third of the Latvian population aged 15 - 74.
Construction keeps growing and in the 1st quarter of 2014 comprises EUR 254.3 mln. As compared to the 1st quarter of 2013 it is an increase of 24.6%.
In March Latvia exported goods in amount of 855.4 mln euros, but imported – of 1079.4 mln euros. Compared to February, exports value of goods at current prices rose by 7.3% and imports value of goods – by 14.5%.
Annual consumer prices in April 2014 rose by 0.7%. Prices of goods did not change, while prices of services grew by 2.6%. Compared to March, consumer price growth in April – 0.5%.
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Compared to February, manufacturing turnover in March, fell by 2%, of which by 6.5% in domestic market. Export grew by 4.3%. Increase over a year – 2.1%.
In the 1st quarter, compared to the 1st quarter of the previous year, GDP has increased by 2.8%. Increase in retail trade comprised 2.6%, in other services – 3% and in construction – 25%.
Compared to February industrial production volume in March rose by 0.2%, over the year - a drop of 1.6%.
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