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


Compared to April, industrial production volume in May rose by 0.3%. Volume of industrial production rose by 4.2% on electricity and gas supply, but there was a reduction in manufacturing – by 0.7% and in mining and quarrying – by 3.1%.


Compared to April, the total retail trade turnover in May dropped by 3.0%. Retail trade in food products has remained the same, whereas of non-food products reduced by 5.0%.


Compared to April, construction costs in May increased by 0.1%. Compared to May 2013, average level of construction costs has not changed significantly.


New data have been published in sections: Natural resources; Population: Mortality; Population: Migration; Trade and services; Industry; Number of Enterprises; Forestry; Energy.


In 2013 the average forest regeneration costs in Latvia were EUR 566 – EUR 630 per hectare. Forest tending costs constituted EUR 210 – EUR 232 per hectare.


Compared to April, producer prices in industry in May decreased by 0.5%. Prices of products sold on the domestic market dropped by 1%, and prices of exported products - by 0.1%;


In I-V 8656 newborns were registered in Latvia; 1843 of them were born in V. It is 362 more than in the first five months of 2013.


In 2013 more than 1.3 million people went on recreational and other private trips, which is 3.4% more than in 2012.


Compared to 2012 the total consumption of energy resources in 2013 dropped by 1.3%. There was a significant change in the total consumption of electricity which compared to 2012 decreased by 20%. 

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