Key Macroeconomic Indicators

Prices and Costs

Annual inflation (%; CPI)2016 IX0.6CommentaryGraph
12-month average inflation (%; CPI)2016 IX-0.2Graph
Anunal core inflation (%; CPI)2016 IX0.5Graph
Annual inflation (%; HICP)2016 VIII-0.1CommentaryGraph
Annual core inflation (HICP excluding unprocessed food and energy)2016 VIII1.2Graph
12-month average inflation (%; HICP)2016 VIII-0.3Graph

Real Sector

Nominal GDP (in millions of euros)2016 Q26 271.92CommentaryGraph
Real GDP (year-on-year; %)2016 Q20.8Graph
Working day-adjusted manufacturing output index (year-on-year; %)2016 VIII2.8CommentaryGraph
Retail trade turnover at constant prices (year-on-year; %)2016 VIII1.1Graph

External Sector

Exports (in millions of euros)2016 VIII868.6CommentaryGraph
Exports (year-on-year; %)2016 VIII9.7Graph
Imports (in millions of euros)2016 VIII1 045.7Graph
Imports (year-on-year; %)2016 VIII-0.7Graph
Foreign trade surplus/deficit (in millions of euros)2016 VIII-177.0Graph
Current account balance (in millions of euro)2016 Q1101.0CommentaryGraph
Current account balance to GDP (%)2016 Q11.8Graph
Foreign direct investment in Latvia (in millions of euro)2016 Q1-87.5Graph
Foreign direct investment in Latvia (net flows, % of GDP)2016 Q1-1.6Graph

Labour Market

Registered unemployment rate (%)2016 VIII8.1Graph
Number of registered unemployed (in thousands)2016 VIII75.7Graph
Job seekers rate (%)2016 Q29.5CommentaryGraph
Nominal gross wages and salaries (year-on-year; %)2016 Q23.3CommentaryGraph
Real net wages and salaries (year-on-year; %)2016 Q23.6Graph

Public Finances

Consolidated general government budget surplus/deficit (current month, in millions of euros)2016 VIII42.0Graph
Consolidated general government budget surplus/deficit (from the beginning of the year, in millions of euros)2016 VIII249.6Graph
Consolidated general government budget expenditure (from the beginning of the year; year-on-year; %)2016 VIII-0.6Graph
General government debt (in millions of euros)2016 VIII8 968.6Graph
General government debt (% of GDP)2016 VIII36.2Graph
Tax revenue (from the beginning of the year; year-on-year; %)2016 VIII5.1Graph

Financial and Monetary Developments

Resident deposits (in millions of euros)2016 VIII10 701.80CommentaryGraph
Resident deposits (year-on-year; %)2016 VIII10.3Graph
Resident loans (in millions of euros)2016 VIII12 683.50Graph
Resident loans (year-on-year; %)2016 VIII1.7Graph
Weighted average interest rate on euro loans to enterprises2016 VIII2.41Graph

Source: Treasury, Central Statistical Bureau of the Republic of Latvia, and Bank of Latvia data.