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Producer price level in Latvia’s industry declines 1.1% in December

In December 2019 the level of producer prices in the Latvian industry has reduced by 0.4 %. The level of prices of products sold on the domestic market has dropped by 0.2 %, and prices of exported products by – 0.6 %.

18 589 thousand children born and 12 913 marriages signed in Latvia in 2019

In Latvia, birth number has been declining for four years in a row. 18 589 births were registered in 2019, which is 725 births fewer than in 2018.

Estonian producer price index decreased in 2019

Estonia’s producer price index of industrial output decreased from December 2018 to December 2019 by 1.2%, the country’s official statistical body Statistics Estonia estimated.

CSP: number of residents at risk of poverty declines in Latvia

In 2018 a total of 434 thousand persons or 22.9 % of the population of Latvia were at risk of poverty – 0.4 percentage points less than in 2017.

Industrial production output in Latvia decreases 0.2% in 2019

Compared to November 2018, industrial production output fell by 0.2 % in November 2019. That was affected by output drop in manufacturing by 0.8 % and in mining and quarrying by 16.9 %, while in electricity and gas supply there was an increase of 3.9 %.

Construction costs in Latvia up 0.6% in November

Compared to October, the level of construction costs in Latvia rose by 0.6 % in November 2019.

Retail trade turnover in Latvia increases 1.7%

Compared to November 2018, total retail trade turnover rose by 1.7 % in November 2019. Turnover of retail trade in food products grew by 1.1 %. Turnover of retail trade in non-food products, except for retail sale of automotive fuel, increased by 2.9 %, turnover of retail sale of automotive fuel – reduced by 0.6 %.

Latvia’s territories with the largest percentage of children – Mārupe, Ādaži and Babīte

Most children eagerly wait for Father Christmas to come and bring presents. This is why the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia has decided to look at data and compile a roadman for Father Christmas – locations in Latvia with the largest percentage of children.

Producer price level in Latvia's industry decrease 0.4%

Compared to October, the level of producer prices in Latvian industry dropped by 0.1 % in November 2019. The level of prices of products sold on the domestic market dropped by 0.5 %, however prices of exported products increased by 0.3 %.

Tallinn region GDP portion decreases in Estonian economy

In 2018, 65% of the Estonian gross value added was created in Harju county, while the rest of the country is inching closed with Harju county, the official statistics of the Baltic country showed.

Unemployment level in Latvia increases to 5.8% in November

At the end of November, unemployment level in Latvia was 5.8% of the economically active population, which is 0.1 percentage point more than a month prior, according to data from the State Employment Agency.

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 product 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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