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20.06.2018

In 2017 gross energy consumption in Latvia comprised 194.9 petajoules (PJ), which is 5.5 % more than in 2016. Over the past five years (from 2013 to 2017), the gross energy consumption has not changed significantly, however the share of renewables has increased by 2.55 percentage points. 

18.06.2018

New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Producer prices; Occupied posts and job vacancies, paid working hours; Labour costs; Tourism; Foreign trade; Fishery.

11.06.2018

In April 2018 the foreign trade turnover of Latvia amounted to EUR 2.13 billion, which at current prices was 13 % more than in April 2017, of which the exports value of goods was 15.3 % and imports value of goods was 11 % higher.

11.06.2018

New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Producer prices; Population; Industry; Tourism; Transport.

08.06.2018

During the year in May 2018, compared to May 2017, the average level of consumer prices rose by 2.3 %. Prices of goods grew by 1.9 % and prices of services by 3.2 %.

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Resident population

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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 growth rate

Real GDP in the 1st quarter of 2018 (GDP volume percentage change on previous year according to the chain-linked seasonally non-adjusted data) has increased by 4.3 % (Flash Estimate)

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