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Thursday, 12.12.2019, 14:23
Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that in July 2019 the foreign trade turnover of Latvia amounted to EUR 2.42 bn, which at current prices was 0.9 % more than a year ago, of which the exports value of goods was 3.1% higher, but imports value of goods was 0.7 % lower. In July, Latvia exported goods in the amount of EUR 1.04 bn, but imported – in the amount of EUR 1.38 bn. Compared to July 2018, foreign trade balance has improved as exports in total foreign trade amount increased from 42% to 43%.
Keyword tags: Analytics, Foreign trade , Latvia, Statistics
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The president-elect of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has announced that the incoming European Commissioner from Estonia Kadri Simson will receive the energy portfolio in her administration, informed LETA/BNS.
Environment Protection and Regional Development Minister Juris Puce (For Development) will call on the government to declare state of emergency in the Latvian capital due to the current crisis in the sector of waste collection and management, LETA learned from the ministry.
Lithuania's Public Procurement Office has ordered Lithuania's gas transmission company Amber Grid to temporarily halt the tender, worth almost 100 million euros, for the contractor of the gas interconnection between Poland and Lithuania (GIPL), informed LETA/BNS.
The global payment platform Stripe officially launched its services in Baltic countries, informed LETA/BNS.
Consumer prices were up 2.4% on a year earlier in August. Inflation was slowed most by energy prices, but pushed up by rising prices for services.