Compared to July 2014, the average consumer price level in July 2015 remained the same. Prices of goods decreased by 1.0%, while prices of services rose by 2.6%. Compared to the previous 12 months, the average consumer price level over the last 12 months, grew by 0.5%.
Compared to May manufacturing turnover in June 2015 according to seasonally adjusted data (at current prices) increased by 1.1%. In domestic market turnover witnessed a growth of 2.1%, while in export remained at the level of the previous month.
New data have been published in sections: Social security; Industry.
Table order and table codes have been changed for trade and services tables.
Compared to May industrial production volume in June 2015 (according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices) decreased by 1.6%. Of which in manufacturing - reduction of 2.2%, but in mining and quarrying – increase of 0.7% and in electricity and gas supply - rise of 2.3%.
New data have been published in sections: Producer prices; Business Tendency; Wages and salaries; Social security; Trade and services; Industry; Transport; Crop production; Livestock; Forestry; Energy.
Congratulating Ventspils residents with city's 725th anniversary, the Central Statistical Bureau has compiled characteristics of Ventspils in numbers.
In the 2nd quarter of 2015, compared with the 1st quarter of 2015, Gross Domestic Product value (seasonally adjusted data) increased by 1.2%, according to flash estimate of the Central Statistical Bureau. In the 2nd quarter of 2015, compared to the corresponding period of 2014, GDP according to seasonally adjusted data has grown by 2.6%. According to seasonally non-adjusted data GDP has risen by 2.7%.
For the first time Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia has carried out survey and gathered data on the use of pesticides in orchards, vegetable and potato areas, greenhouse crops, as well as in maize areas. Using data obtained in 2014, as well as results from survey on the use of pesticides for cereals and rape that was carried out in 2012, information is obtained to estimate possible risk to environment and health caused by pesticides.
Compared to May, the total retail trade turnover in June 2015 rose by 0.8%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products rose by 1.6%, whereas turnover of non-food products – by 0.3%.
Compared to May, level of construction costs in Latvia in June 2015 reduced by 0.5%. Prices of building materials fell by 1.1%, maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment did not change significantly, but labour remuneration of workers increased by 0.6%.
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