Information on loans issued by economically active enterprises with the main activity Other credit granting.

Definitions

Finance auxiliaries are financial institutions engaged mainly in finance auxiliary activities, i.e., in activities which are closely related with financial intermediation, but are not direct financial intermediation, e.g., investment brokers not performing financial intermediation activities on own behalf, companies ensuring infrastructure of financial market, institutions supervising monetary financial institutions (MFI), financial institutions and financial market.

Finance and Capital Market Commission and Nasdaq Riga, the Latvian Central Depository, insurance companies, currency exchange points, as well as investment management companies are considered as financial auxiliaries.

Household sector includes individuals or groups of individuals as consumers and, possibly, also as entrepreneurs who produce goods for market and provide non-financial and financial services (market producers).

This sector also includes individuals or groups of individuals as producers of goods and services for own final consumption.

Insurance companies and pension funds are financial institutions engaged in financial intermediation services, merging risks of various types.

Insurance companies take over the policyholder’s or insured person’s possible risk of loss or pass the risk of possible financial loss to the reinsurer. 

Insurance companies offer services of live and non-life insurance.

Private pension funds are providing social risk insurance for fund participants, accumulating and investing payments voluntarily made by the participants to ensure these participants with old-age and disability capital.

Loan is a movement of the free-cash granted by banks or enterprises to the borrower for a certain term for a set fee.

Loans are financial assets accumulated when creditors grant financial resources to debtors directly or with intermediation of brokers, and these assets are either evidenced or not evidenced by non-negotiable documents.

Local government bodies are local government administrative structural units and local government agencies area of responsibility of which cover certain territory of the local government or territory of several local governments.

Local government bodies include local government bodies, mediated local government authorities as well as merchants controlled and funded by local governments.

Monetary financial institutions (MFI) are credit institutions and financial companies accepting deposits or close substitutes for deposits from clients, which are not MFI, granting credits on own account and investing in securities; MFI also include state central banks.

Non-financial merchants are economic units producing goods or providing non-financial services with an aim to gain profit or other benefits. Non-financial merchants are, e.g., corporations, joint stock companies and individual merchants.

The non-profit institutions serving households sector consists of non-profit institutions that serve households as separate legal persons and are other private non-market producers.

Their main resources other than those from occasional trade are gained from voluntary contributions in cash or in kind from households as consumers, from general government subsidies or as income from real-estate.

Non-residents are state institutions registered abroad and private persons households of which are located outside Latvia or who have arrived to Latvia for time period shorter than one year (except students). Also foreign diplomatic, consular, international institution and other representative bodies in Latvia are considered to be non-residents.

Other financial intermediaries are financial institutions engaged mainly in financial intermediation, accepting obligations other than currency, deposits and substitutes for deposits from clients, which are not OFI, or insurance technical reserves.

Other financial intermediaries are companies engaged in crediting (e.g., financial leasing companies, factoring companies, export and import financing companies), investment funds, investment brokerage companies, financial vehicle corporations, financial holding corporations, venture capital companies as well as other financial institutions, if their activity meets the mentioned requirements.

Public bodies are state administrative structural units and public agencies area of responsibility of which cover all economic territory (except State Social Insurance Agency) – ministries, embassies, representative agencies, agencies, councils, education, health care, law enforcement, culture and other general government institutions as well as merchants controlled and funded by public bodies.

Data availability

Dissemination format and Release calendar

Theme Reference period Planned release datesort icon Remarks
Non-financial merchants data
  • 3rd quarter 2017
24.11.2017
Non-financial merchants data
  • 4th quarter 2017
06.03.2018
Non-financial merchants data
  • 1st quarter 2018
30.05.2018
Non-financial merchants data
  • 2nd quarter 2018
24.08.2018
Non-financial merchants data
  • 3rd quarter 2018
27.11.2018

Theme Reference period Actual release datesort icon Remarks
Non-financial merchants data
  • 2nd quarter 2017
25.08.2017
Non-financial merchants data
  • 1st quarter 2017
30.05.2017
Non-financial merchants data
  • 4th quarter 2016
03.03.2017
Non-financial merchants data
  • 3rd quarter 2016
25.11.2016
Non-financial merchants data
  • 2nd quarter 2016
25.08.2016

Classifications

The following classifications are used for conducting a survey:

  • Revision 2 of the Statistical Classification of Economic Activities (NACE Rev. 2);
  • Classification of institutional sectors.

A Classification Catalogue with classification codes and their explanations has been published on the CSB website.

Customised data sets

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Data collection

Survery method and source data

Data are mainly collected from CSB report form 3-FAP "Financial assets and liabilities".

Statistical population

Data are collected on all economically active enterprises with the main activity Other credit granting (NACE Rev. 2 code 6492).

Sample size

Year Economically active enterprises
2016 102
2015 101
2014 97

Data collection

Data revision

Data adjustment is carried out if the respondent specifies data on some of the previous periods.

Publishing data for the 4th quarter the data of the previous quarters are revised.

Comparability

Comparability over time

Comparable data are available since 2006.

Confidentiality

Confidentiality of the information provided by respondents is protected by the Section 17 of the Statistics Law stipulating rights and obligations of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia and other state authorities producing official statistics. Read more

Contact person on methodology

Name Surname Telephone Position e-mail
Laila Staģe +371 67366673 Senior Officer laila [dot] stage [at] csb [dot] gov [dot] lv

Last update

24.08.2016

Leasing and factoring portfolio

Explanation of symbols

-

Magnitude zero

0

Less than half of the unit employed

...

Data not available or too uncertain for presentation

X

Figure not applicable because column heading and stub line make entry impossible, absurd or meaningless

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Data not released for confidentiality reasons

If data are absolute numbers

0

Magnitude zero