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Compared to March 2015, in March 2016 average level of consumer prices reduced by 0.6 %. Prices of goods decreased by 1.4 %, while prices of services increased by 1.6 %.


Compared to the 1st half of 2015, in 2nd half of 2015 average purchase prices of round timber in Latvia are still reducing. The sharpest reduction in coniferous tree segment was recorded in purchase prices of spruce logs in diameter up to 14 cm, while in deciduous tree segment – in purchase prices of black alder logs in diameter over 24 cm.


Due to interruption to water supply, the Central Statistical Bureau will be closed on 5 April, 12:00 - 17:00. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


Compared to February 2015, in February 2016 industrial production output increased by 3.8 % (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices). Of which rise in manufacturing comprised 4.3 %, in mining and quarrying – 3.0 %, and in electricity and gas supply – 2 %


New data have been published in sections: Business Tendency; Labour costs; Industry; Trade and services; Transport; Crop production; Livestock; Energy.


Compared to January, in February 2016 the total retail trade turnover increased by 0.1%. Compared to February 2015, turnover has grown by 2.3 %.


Compared to January 2016, in February 2016 level of construction costs in Latvia grew by 0.1 %. Maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment went up by 0.2 %, prices of building materials – by 0.1 %, whereas labour remuneration of workers went down by 0.1 %.


New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Consumer prices; Producer prices; Gross domestic product; Personal income; Wages and salaries; Crime and justice; Tourism.


Compared to 2014, in 2015 output of meat rose by 1.3 %. Output of milk grew only by 0.7 %, while purchase prices of milk fell by 25.7 %.


Compared to January, in February 2016 the level of producer prices in the Latvian industry decreased by 0.9 %. The level of prices of products sold on the domestic market dropped by 1.2 %, and prices of exported products – by 0.5 %. The level of prices of goods exported to euro area countries fell by 0.6 % and the level of prices of products exported to non-euro area countries – by 0.5 %.

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