-0.5% The European Central Bank has decided to decrease the interest rate on the deposit facility to -0.5%.

EXPERT'S COMMENT

Agnese Rutkovska

economist, Latvijas Banka
Signals of decelerating export growth are becoming increasingly stronger, and GDP growth is mostly sustained by domestic demand.

Oļegs Krasnopjorovs

economist, Latvijas Banka

Andrejs Bessonovs

economist, Latvijas Banka
When the average wage in the country grows by 10%, services prices increase by more than 5% in the medium term.

Kristofers Pone

economist, Latvijas Banka
In the first half of 2019 overall foreign direct investment in Latvia amounted to 110.8 million euro or 0.8% of GDP.

Miķelis Zondaks

Economist
While the overall number of the unemployed is declining, some age groups have recorded an increase suggesting that, at the moment, not all job seekers can find a desirable or suitable job.

Daina Pelēce

economist, Latvijas Banka
Latvia's exports of goods continue to benefit from global economic growth.
  • Real GDP (year-on-year; %)

  • Annual inflation (%; HICP)

  • Foreign direct investment in Latvia (net flows, EUR millions)

  • Job seekers rate (%)

  • Exports (year-on-year; %)

NUMBER THAT COUNTS

-0.5%
The European Central Bank has decided to decrease the interest rate on the deposit facility to -0.5%.
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