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Practically no growth in the third quarter

Practically no growth in the third quarter

01.12.2016.

The weak economic growth in Latvia is still attributable to the fast drop in investments. The information published today by the Central Statistical Bureau indicates that gross domestic product (GDP) has grown by 0.2% (at constant prices; seasonally and working day adjusted data) quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year growth has been only 0.3%. Full GDP estimate is 0.4 p.p lower than the flash estimate published at the end of October.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Banks, Economics, Latvia, Markets and Companies


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Spring 2016 European Semester package: country-specific recommendations

Spring 2016 European Semester package: country-specific recommendations

23.05.2016.

Commission proposed (18 May) its 2016 country-specific recommendations (CSRs), setting out economic policy guidance for all EU states for the next 12-18 months. In addition to efforts already identified in EU-2020 strategy, this economic guidance instrument focuses on priority reforms to strengthen the recovery of EU-28 economies by boosting investment, implementing structural reforms and pursuing fiscal responsibility.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Education and Science, EU – Baltic States, Financial Services, Latvia, Legislation, Round Table


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