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Tuesday, 31.03.2015, 11:24
The consumer price level in Latvia in February 2015, compared with the same month of the previous, remained unchanged, according to the latest data from the EU's statistical office Eurostat. Deflation was registered in 20 member states, informs LETA.
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Statistics Lithuania informs that in February 2015, compared to January, prices for consumer goods and services decreased by 0.3%. In February 2015, annual (February 2015, against February 2014) deflation stood at 1.8%.
According to the latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), compared to February 20141, the average consumer price level in February 2015 declined by 0.1%. Prices of goods decreased by 1.0%, while prices of services grew by 2.4%.
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in February 2015 was 0.6% compared to January 2015 and -0.8% compared to February of the previous year.
The consumer price level in Latvia in January 2015, compared with the same period last year, reduced by 0.3%, according to the latest data from Eurostat. Annual deflation in January was observed in 23 EU member states, while only five member states registered inflation, writes LETA.
Latvia's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2015 could grow 2%, inflation – 1%, reports LETA, according to the Economy Ministry's forecasts.
According to the latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), compared to January 2014 (1) the average consumer price level in January 2015 decreased by 0.4%. Prices of goods decreased by 1.3%, while prices of services grew by 2.1%.