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New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Producer prices; Business Tendency; Wages and salaries; Social security; Trade and services; Industry; General agricultural indicators; Crop production; Livestock.


Compared to February retail trade turnover in March rose by 2.8% and over the year - by 3.8%.


Drop in the producer prices in agriculture was due to decrease of 12.7% in crop producer prices. Prices of livestock products increased by 3.7%.


Compared to February, construction costs in March increased by 1.3%. Labour remuneration of workers rose by 0.9%. Annual construction cost growth 1.1%.


In 2013, 80.1 thousand agricultural holdings with average size of 36.9 ha were registered in Latvia. Number of livestock in one holding increases. In 2013 the average number of livestock in one holding: 14 cattle, 29 pigs, 25 sheep and 6 goats


New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Government finances;Population: Number and Change; Social security;Number of Enterprises; Business demography; Enterprise groups; Tourism; Energy.


Compared to February, producer prices in industry in March 2014 decreased by 0.2%. Prices of products sold on the domestic market dropped by 0.2%, and prices of exported products - by 0.1%; of which in exports to euro area countries increased by 0.2%, while in exports to non-euro area countries declined by 0.3%.


General government budget deficit at the end of 2013 comprised EUR 223.8 million or 1.0% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and the general government debt comprised EUR 8873.3 million or 38.1% of the GDP.


In March 1694 babies were registered in the country - 164 newborns more than in March 2013. A positive birth rate trend has been observed over the past three years. Number of marriages has also been growing.


New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Consumer prices; Producer prices; Occupied posts and job vacancies, paid working hours; Transport; Tourism.

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