The average consumer price level in November 2014, compared to November 2013, rose by 0.9%. Prices of goods did not change, while prices of services grew by 3.1%. Compared to the previous 12 months, the average consumer price level over the last 12 months, increased by 0.6%.
New data have been published in sections: Enterprises finance; Wages and salaries; Trade and services; Industry; Transport.
Compared to September industrial production volume in October (according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices) increased by 0.6%. Of which industrial production in manufacturing grew by 0.3%, and in electricity and gas supply - by 3.5%. In turn, a drop of 5.2% was registered in mining and quarrying.
In 2013 enterprises manufactured production with the total value of EUR 29.1 bln (at current prices). As compared to 2012 the production value of enterprises increased by 4%, of which in construction – by 10.7%, in trade – by 5.4%, in services – by 4.5% and in industry – by 0.1%.
Compared to the 3rd quarter of 2013 the monthly average gross wages and salaries in the 3rd quarter of 2014 increased by 7.4% (from EUR 722 to EUR 775). Growth rate of average wages and salaries in the 3rd quarter of 2014 witnessed the same increase as in the 1st quarter of 2014.
In the first nine months of 2014 the total volume of freights carried in main transport sectors has grown by 2.1% as compared to January – September 2013.
New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Business Tendency; Enterprises finance; Investment; Employment and unemployment; Wages and salaries; Social security; Trade and services; Tourism; Crop production; Livestock; Energy; Information technologies.
In the 3rd quarter of 2014, compared to the 2nd quarter of 2014, gross domestic product (GDP) at constant prices, according to seasonally adjusted data, grew by 0.5%, but, compared to the 3rd quarter of 2013, it has risen by 2.4%. In the 3rd quarter of 2014 gross domestic product at current prices is 6.3 bln euro.
Compared to September, the total retail trade turnover in October 2014 rose by 1.5%. Retail trade in food products grew by 0.4%, whereas of non-food products – by 2.2%.
Compared to September, construction costs in Latvia in October 2014 decreased by 0.1%. Prices of building materials and labour remuneration of workers reduced by 0.2%, but maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment rose by 0.3%. Compared to October of 2013, the average level of construction costs increased by 0.1%.
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