Eurostat dialogue visit in the CSB on the general government budget deficit and debt notification issues

26.05.2015

On 26 – 27 May 2015, the statistical office of the European Union Eurostat is carrying out current dialogue visit in Latvia on the general government budget deficit and debt notification issues, which takes place in the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia. During the visit Eurostat experts evaluate conformity of general government budget deficit and debt notification with the methodological requirements of the European System of National Accounts ESA 2010.

In the discussion on various methodological issues and calculation of specific government transactions also representatives from institutions involved in the preparation of notification take part: from the Ministry of Finance, the Treasury, Latvian Privatization Agency, the Ministry of Transport and the Bank of Latvia. Also representatives from the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs DG ECFIN and from the European Central Bank take place in the visit.

Previous visit of Eurostat experts on general government budget deficit and debt notification issues, estimating situation in Latvia before country entered Euro area, took place in 8 – 9 April 2013.

More information:
Vija Veidemane
Head of the Government Finances Section
Macroeconomic Statistics Department
Tel.: + 371 67366963
E-mail: Vija [dot] Veidemane [at] csb [dot] gov [dot] lv