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Ceturtdiena 05.12.2019 | Name days: Sabīne, Sarma, Klaudijs

Flu infection rates remain low in Latvia, but infection spread continues nonetheless

A total of 30 clinically confirmed flu infection cases were registered in Latvia’s healthcare institutions. Nevertheless, virus activity remains low in the country, according to the latest monitoring report on influenza and acute upper respiratory tract infections compiled by Disease Prevention and Control Centre.

October’s industrial production output in Latvia increases 3%

Compared to October 2018, industrial production output increased by 3 % in October 2019, according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices.

Latvia’s gross domestic products increases 2.9% in October

Compared to Q3 2018, the gross domestic product, based on seasonally and calendar non-adjusted data, increased by 2.9 % in Q3 2019. In Q3 GDP at current prices was EUR 8.1 billion.

Unemployment in Latvia drops to 6%

Latvia's unemployment rate constituted 6.0 % in Q3 2019. Compared to the previous quarter, unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage points, while over the year it reduced by 1.0 percentage points.

Estonian industrial production decreases, electricity down by 43%

In Estonia, the production volume of industrial companies has dropped by five percent on year, according to official statistics.

Retail trade turnover in Latvia reduces 0.4%

Compared to September 2018, total retail trade turnover fell by 0.4 % in September 2019. Turnover of retail trade in food products grew by 0.8 %. Turnover of retail trade in non-food products (except for retail sale of automotive fuel) decreased by 1.4 %, but of automotive fuel – by 0.2 %.

Value of Latvia’s exported goods drops 2.1% in August

In August 2019 the foreign trade turnover of Latvia amounted to EUR 2.37 billion, which at current prices was 9.5 % less than in August 2017, of which the exports value of goods was 2.1 % lower, but imports value of goods – 15.1 % lower.

Latvia’s industrial production output up 2% in August

Compared to August 2018, industrial production output1 increased by 2 % in August 2019 according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices.

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