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Friday, 06.12.2013, 08:26
On December 5-6, more than 40 leaders of the Europe's industry organizations will visit Vilnius on the occasion of Lithuania's Presidency of the EU Council, informs LETA/ELTA.
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Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that, in comparison with September, industrial production volume in October increased by 0.3%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices; of which in manufacturing – by 0.3%, in electricity and gas supply – by 1%, while in mining and quarrying there was a decrease of 1.2%.
Fiberglass maker Valmieras stikla skiedra was the largest company in Latvia's chemical industry in 2012, turning over LVL 49.91 million, according to the Latvian Business Report 2013 collated by Firmas.lv and Nozare.lv, informs LETA.
According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2013, the production of industrial enterprises increased by 7% compared to October of the previous year. The production exceeded the volume of the previous year in most of the branches of industry.
Compared to September, the overall level of producer prices in Latvian industry in October 2013 has not changed, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia.
According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2013, the producer price index of industrial output changed by –0.7% compared to September 2013 and by 4.2% compared to October 2012.
Compared to September 2012, industrial production output in Latvia rose by 0.7% in September 2013 – the third steepest increase in the European Union, according to the EU's statistical office Eurostat. Industrial production output in Lithuania increased by 0.1%, in Estonia – dropped by 0.7%, writes LETA.