The data reflect the volume and average purchase price of grain, pulses and rape purchased in Latvia from local producers. The information is collected by main type of crop, pulses and rape.

Definitions

The mean agreed price at which processing and procurement enterprises and businesses are purchasing grain, pulses and rape from agricultural holdings during the corresponding time period.

Weight after first processing stage, excluding non-utilizable waste and shrinkage until the moisture of set standard is reached.

Volume of purchased grain, pulses and rape at test weight, considering the compliance of the product quality indicators to the set standard.

Data availability

Dissemination format and release calendar

Theme Reference period Planned release datesort icon Remarks
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • 4th quarter 2017
31.01.2018
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • 1st quarter 2018
30.04.2018

Theme Reference period Actual release datesort icon Remarks
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • 3rd quarter 2017
31.10.2017
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • 2nd quarter 2017
31.07.2017
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • 1st quarter 2017
28.04.2017
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • December 2016
31.01.2017
Purchase of agricultural crops
  • November 2016
30.12.2016

Classifications

Data are collected according to Classification of Administrative Territories and Territorial Units of the Republic of Latvia (CATTU).

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

Publications

Download CSB publications on various time periods (starting from 2007) in section E-publications and subscribe for paper publications in section Publications.

Data on agricultural indicators, crop production and livestock production are available also in the statistical yearbooks. Statistical yearbooks are available in E-publication section under topic "General statistics".

 

Customised data sets

If you would like to obtain statistical data that are not available in publications or in the CSB online data base, please send us an information request:
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 - visiting Information centre.

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Additional information

In some cases, due to specifics of electronic data processing technologies and rounding adjustments, slight discrepancies may occur between totals and the sums of components.

Data collection

Survey method and data source

The data on the volume of grain, pulses and rape purchased and the average purchase price are acquired with a full-scope survey.
The data are acquired based on the CSB quarterly statistical questionnaire 1-purchase "Report on purchase of grain, pulses and rape".

Target population

All commercial companies that purchase grain, pulses, rape directly from Latvian producers – agricultural holdings.

Data revision

In each new period data on the previous periods may be revised.

Comparability

Comparability over time

Data are comparable since 1995.

International comparability

Eurostat

The Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat) on its homepage publishes information on agriculture in the EU and on every country separately. This information can be found in the section: Statistics/ Agriculture and fisheries/ Agriculture.

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/

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 Phone number Position Email
Anita Raubena 67366977 departamenta direktora vietnieks Anita.Raubena@csb.gov.lv

Last update

09.06.2017

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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