Compared to the 2nd quarter of 2013 hourly labour costs in the 2nd quarter of 2014 grew by 51 cents per hour or by 8.6%, reaching EUR 6.58.
New data have been published in sections:Consumer prices; Producer prices; Industry;Indicators of foreign affiliates; Business demography; Foreign trade.
In July 2014 compared to June exports value of goods at current prices rose by 9.0%, and imports value of goods – by 6.9%. Foreign trade balance slightly improved as exports in total foreign trade value increased to 44.6% (in June – 44.1%).
Compared to June manufacturing turnover in July 2014 grew by 0.7%. Compared to July 2013, manufacturing turnover in industry decreased by 1.7%, of which in domestic market by 3.9%. In export there was a growth of 1.4%.
Compared to August 2013, the average consumer price level in August 2014, rose by 0.8%. Prices of goods decreased by 0.1%, while prices of services grew by 3.2%.
New data have been published in sections: Crime and justice; Industry; Science.
Compared to June industrial production volume in July rose by 1.4%, but, compared to July of the last year, it reduced by 1.5%. The decrease over a year was affected by reduction of production in mining and quarrying – by 6.6% and in manufacturing – by 2.6%.
In 2013 consumption of renewable energy sources in Latvia comprised 68 gigajoules. In comparison with 2012 the consumption fell by 2.5%.
New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Business Tendency; Enterprises finance; Wages and salaries; Household budget;Trade and services; Industry; Tourism; Crop production; Livestock.
In the first half of 2014 the total volume of freights carried in main transport sectors has grown by 2.7% as compared to the first half of 2013.
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