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  In September retail trade turnover decreased by 0.3%
 
Retail trade turnover in September 2014
30 October, 2014

Compared to August, the total turnover of retail trade enterprises in September 2014 dropped by 0.3%. Retail trade in food products reduced by 0.4%, whereas of non-food products – by 0.3%.

Data of Central Statistical Bureau show that, compared to August, the total turnoverof retail trade enterprises in September 2014 dropped by 0.3%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Retail trade in food products reduced by 0.4%, whereas of non-food products – by 0.3%.

Compared to August, the total retail trade turnover at current prices, not taking into account seasonality, in September fell by 4.2%.

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:00:00 +0000

  GDP has risen by 0.4% over the previous period according to seasonally adjusted data
 
On Flash Estimate of Gross Domestic Product in the 3rd quarter of 2014
30 October, 2014

In the 3rd quarter of 2014 compared with the 2nd quarter of 2014 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) value (seasonally adjusted data) increased by 0.4%, but compared with the 3rd quarter of 2013 it has risen by 2.2%.

In the 3rd quarter of 2014 compared with the 2nd quarter of 2014 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) value (seasonally adjusted data) increased by 0.4%, but compared with the 3rd quarter of 2013 it has risen by 2.2%, according to flash estimate* of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB).

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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:00:00 +0000

  Last year 53% of the first-born children were born outside marriage
 
On born children outside marriage in 2013
29 October, 2014

20.6 thsd children were born in Latvia in 2013, 9.2 thsd or 44.6% of which were extra-marital births. The majority or 53% of the first-born children were born outside marriage.

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show thatin 2013, a total of 20.6 thsd children were born in Latvia1, 9.2 thsd or 44.6% of which were extra-marital births.The majority or 53% of the first-born children were born outside marriage.

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:00:00 +0000

  Construction costs in September grew by 0.2%
 
On changes of construction costs in September 2014
27 October, 2014

In September 2014, compared to August, construction costs in Latvia increased by 0.2%. Compared to September of the previous year, average level of construction costs grew by 0.4%.

Latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that compared to August, construction costs in Latvia in September 2014 increased by 0.2%. Labour remuneration of workers increased by 0.3%, maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment - by 0.2% and prices of building materials - by 0.1%.

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:00:00 +0000

  Size of agricultural holdings keeps increasing
 
On results of Farm Structure Survey 2013
23 October, 2014

In 2013 the average size of agricultural holdings was 37.8ha, which is 9.6% more than in 2010, when this indicator was 34.5 ha. Utilised agricultural area on average per holding has increased by 7.0%.

Provisional results of Farm Structure Survey 2013 show that the average size of agricultural holdings in 2013 was 37.8 ha, which is 9.6% more than in 2010, when this indicator was 34.5 ha. The utilised agricultural area (hereinafter - AA) on average per holding increased by 7.0% (from 21.5 ha in 2010 to 23.0 ha in 2013). The largest agricultural holdings were situated in Zemgale, where utilised AA per holding on average amounted to 29.9 ha.

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000

  Level of producer prices in September rose by 0.1%
 
On producer price changes in industry in September 2014
21 October, 2014

Compared to August, level of producer prices in Latvian industry in September 2014 rose by 0.1%. Compared to September of the previous year, level of producer prices in industry grew by 0.3%.

Compared to August, level of producer prices in Latvian industry in September 2014 rose by 0.1%, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia. Prices of products sold on the domestic market rose by 0.2%, whereas of exported products – remained the same. Over the month producer price changes were mostly affected by price growth in electricity, steam and air conditioning supply.

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000

  General Government Budget Deficit in 2013 comprised 0.9% of GDP
 
Notification on General Government Budget Deficit and Debt in October 2014
21 October, 2014

General government budget deficit at the end of 2013 was 199.6 mln euro or 0.9% of GDP and general government consolidated gross debt – 8 875.9 mln euro or 38.2% of GDP

General government budget deficit at the end of 2013 comprised EUR 199.6 million or 0.9 % of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and the general government consolidated gross debt comprised EUR 8875.9 million or 38.2 % of the GDP, according to the results of the October 2014 general government budget deficit and debt notification[1] compiled by Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), which has been made in line with the methodology of European System of Accounts (ESA 2010).

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000

  Lower mortality rates observed during the first nine months of this year
 
On number of marriages, births and deaths in September 2014
20 October, 2014

During the first nine months of 2014 mortality decline was observed in Latvia. During this period of time 21 155 deaths were registered in the country, which is 387 fewer than in the first nine months of 2013. 

During the first nine months of 2014 mortality decline was observed in Latvia. Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 21 155 deaths were registered in the country, which is 387 fewer than in the first nine months of 2013. However, the number of deaths increased in September. 2 321 people deceased last month, which is 129 more than in September 2013.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000

  In August structure of food products in exports to Russia has changed
 
Foreign trade of Latvia in August 2014
10 October, 2014

In August 2014 compared to the previous month exports value of goods at current prices decreased by 4.4%, and imports value of goods – by 6.3%.

Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that in August 2014 compared to the previous month exports value of goods at current prices decreased by 4.4%, and imports value of goods by 6.3%. In August Latvia exported goods in amount of 811.2 mln euros, but imported - in amount of 988.2 mln euros. Foreign trade balance slightly improved as exports in total foreign trade value increased to 45.1% (in July 2014 – 44.6%).

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000

  Manufacturing turnover drop in August - 2.5%
 
On manufacturing turnover in August 2014
9 October, 2014

Compared to July manufacturing turnover in August according to seasonally adjusted data (at current prices) declined by 2.5%, of which  decrease of 2.5% both in domestic market and export (decline in Eurozone of 4.2%, while in Non-eurozone an increase of 2.0%).

Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau show that compared to July manufacturing turnover in August according to seasonally adjusted data (at current prices) declined  by 2.5%, of which  decrease of 2.5% both in domestic market and export (decline in Eurozone – of 4.2%, while in Non-eurozone an increase of 2.0%).

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Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000

Last update 01.11.2014