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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 %. 


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. 


Since 2016 birth number in Latvia is reducing – in 2017 number of live births may be approximately one thousand smaller than in 2016. 


New data have been published in sections: Consumer prices; Tourism; Foreign trade in goods.


During the year (in March 2018, compared to March 2017) the average level of consumer prices rose by 2.2 %. Prices of goods grew by 1.6 % and prices of services by 3.7 %.

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Producer prices and indices in agriculture in 2017
Results of survey of resident and non-resident travelers in 2017
Changes of construction costs in March 2018
Retail trade in March 2018
Flash Estimate of GDP in the 1st quarter of 2018

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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 %.


Consumer price changes
(annual average), as % of previous year,

Real GDP growth rate

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 %


Real GDP growth rate by quarter

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