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26.04.2018

In 2017 foreign travellers crossed the border of Latvia 7.7 million times, which is 13.7 % more than a year before. Last year, foreign travellers in Latvia spent EUR 691.9 million – EUR 46.7 million or 7.2 % more than in 2016.

25.04.2018

In 2017, the total price index of agricultural output increased by 11.6 %, which was mainly due to the rise in prices of livestock products of 25.8 %. The price index of crop products grew by 2.2 %.

23.04.2018

New data have been published in sections: Geographical data; Producer prices; Gross domestic product; Government finances; Investment; Population: Number and Change.

21.04.2018

Compared to February, in March 2018 level of producer prices in the Latvian industry rose by 0.2 %. Prices of products sold on the domestic market grew by 0.1 %, but prices of exported products went up by 0.4 %. 

20.04.2018

In 2017 general government budget deficit accounted for EUR 131.1 million or 0.5 % of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), whereas consolidated gross debt amounted to EUR 10.8 billion or 40.1 % of the GDP. 

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Inflation (consumer price changes)

In comparison with 2016 (2016=100), average consumer price level in 2017 increased by 2.9 %.

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Real GDP in the 4th quarter of 2017 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 4.2 %

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