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On 26 March 2015, the CSB hosts a visit by Jens Gruetz, expert of the Statistical Office of the European Union. During the visit, the CSB experts will report on the progress achieved in the calculation of a new indicator - state accrued-to-date pension entitlements.


In 2014 compared to 2013 livestock production increased in all main sectors, in particular in production of beef and poultry meat, as well as in milk production.


New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Consumer prices; Producer prices; Population: Number and Change; Occupied posts and job vacancies, paid working hours; Personal income; Labour costs; Crime and justice; Transport.


Compared to January level of producer prices in the Latvian industry in February 2015 dropped by 0.1%. Both prices of products sold on the domestic market and prices of exported products decreased by 0.1%.


At the end of 2014 there were 867.9 thsd occupied posts in Latvia, which is 5.9 thsd posts or 0.7% more than at the end of 2013. Over the year the number of occupied posts in private sector grew by 2.2 thsd or 0.4%, reaching 577.6 thsd posts. In public sector there were 290.3 thsd occupied posts, which is 3.8 thsd or 1.3% more than in the corresponding period of 2013.


In 2014 the minimum amount needed for covering daily costs grew by EUR 21 or 5%, reaching EUR 452 per household member monthly. 


Compared to the 4th quarter of 2013 hourly labour costs in the 4th quarter of 2014 grew by 36 cents per hour or by 6.1% reaching EUR 6.53. According to seasonally adjusted data labour costs grew by 5.9%.


Dati atjaunoti datubāzes sadaļās: Patēriņa cenas; Rūpniecība; Ārējā tirdzniecība.


In January 2015 compared to previous month exports value of goods at current prices reduced by 3.0%, and imports value of goods – by 14.2%. In January Latvia exported goods in amount of 786.2 mln euros, but imported - in amount of 914.7 mln euros.


Compared to December 2014 manufacturing turnover in January 2015 according to seasonally adjusted data (at current prices) decreased by 0.1%, which was affected by reduction of turnover on the domestic market by 3.5%.

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