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In April, people were more optimistic regarding the current situation in Latvia, however, the overall sentiment is still exceedingly negative with 75% of the respondents saying the country is not on the right path.

Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUOther assessments – on the economist situation of the country, family financial state and employment are negative as well. While the number of those claiming the situation will not deteriorate dramatically has slightly climbed, according to DnB Nord Latvian barometer.

However, it should be pointed out the survey took place before the recent political events.

Experts believe the results reveal a paradox – people hope for honest and sensible moves from the part of politicians they do not trust in. Neither do the respondents consider the contribution their own activities could make to the overall improvement.

If comparing April to March, the number of those assessing the situation as negative has dropped, accounting for 84% and 83%, respectively. So has the share of those claiming the overall situation will deteriorate even more (50% in March and 47% in April).

Moreover, less people indicate their financial situation as bad – 53% in March and 50% in April.


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