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In 2016 foreign travellers crossed the border of Latvia 6.8 million times, which is 0.7 % less than during the previous year. Last year foreign travellers spent EUR 645.2 mln in Latvia – EUR 97.0 mln or 13.1 % less than in 2015.


Compared to February, in March 2017 the average level of producer prices in Latvian industry grew by 0.1 %. The prices of products sold on the domestic market dropped by 0.1 %, whereas the prices of exported products increased by 0.3 %. 


In 2016, the total price index of agricultural output fell by 0.9 %, which was mainly due to the 1.5 % decline in prices of crop products. The price index of livestock products reduced slightly – by 0.4%.


New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Producer prices; Government finances; Investment; Population: Number and Change.


In 2016, the general government budget surplus accounted for EUR 3.4 mln or 0.01 % of the GDP, whereas the general government consolidated gross debt amounted to EUR 10 038.3 mln or 40.1 % of the GDP.


Compared to the same period a year ago, in the 1st quarter of 2017 in Latvia 365 children fewer were born (drop of 6.9 %).


New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Tourism; Foreign trade in goods; Forestry.


In February 2017 Latvian foreign trade turnover amounted to EUR 1.82 bln, which was 6.1 % higher than in February 2016 (at current prices), and the exports and imports values of goods were 5.7 % and 6.5 % higher, respectively. 


During the year the average level of consumer prices increased by 3.4 %. Prices of goods grew by 3.5 % and prices of services by 3.0 %.


New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Employment and unemployment; Personal income; Crime and justice; Industry; Forestry.

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