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Compared to April manufacturing turnover in May 2015 according to seasonally adjusted data (at current prices) decreased by 4.6%. Drop was recorded both – in domestic market – of 3.7%, and in export – of 5.5% (of which in Eurozone – of 8.4%, and in Non-eurozone – of 3.8%).


Compared to June 2014, the average consumer price level in June 2015 grew by 0.6%. Prices of goods decreased by 0.4%, while prices of services rose by 3.3%


Compared to April industrial production volume in May 2015 (according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices) decreased by 2.1%. Of which in mining and quarrying there was a drop of 12.8%, in manufacturing - of 1.9%, and in electricity and gas supply - of 0.3%.


New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Government finances; Business Tendency; Population: Mortality; Health care and sport; Trade and services; Industry; Crop production; Livestock; Forestry.


Compared to April, the total retail trade turnover in May 2015 dropped by 0.9%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products declined by 1.6%, whereas turnover of non-food products – by 0.4%.


In 2014, the average forest regeneration costs in Latvia comprised EUR 557 – EUR 662 per hectare, depending on the forest land quality group. In 2013 these costs accounted for EUR 566 – EUR 630 per hectare.


Compared to April, level of construction costs in Latvia in May 2015 remained the same. Prices of building materials fell by 0.3%, maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment – by 0.2%, but labour remuneration of workers increased by 1.1%.


New data have been published in sections: Government finances; Business Tendency; Wages and salaries; Education; Tourism; Energy.


New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Consumer prices; Producer prices; Population; Occupied posts and job vacancies, paid working hours; Labour costs; Social security; Fishery; Energy.


Compared to April producer prices in industry in May 2015 remained the same. Level of prices of products sold on the domestic market, as well as of exported products did not change. The prices of products exported to euro area countries increased by 0.3%, but of products exported to non-euro area countries - reduced by 0.2%.

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