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Saturday, 29.08.2015, 12:21
Swedbank has raised the economic growth projection for Latvia to 2.1% in 2015, reports LETA.
Based on the forecast of Statistics Lithuania, in August 2015 compared with July 2015, average monthly inflation calculated based on the harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) is likely to be negative and stand at minus 0.2%, reports LETA/ELTA.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in July 2015, average annual inflation calculated based on the harmonized index of consumer prices (HICP), which is methodologically harmonised with those of other EU member states, was negative and stood at minus 0.4%.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in July 2015, compared to June, prices for consumer goods and services decreased by 0.5%. In July 2015, annual (July 2015 against July 2014) deflation stood at 0.5%.
According to the latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), compared to July 2014, the average consumer price level in July 2015 (1) remained the same.
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in July 2015 was –0.4% compared to June 2015 and –0.3% compared to July of the previous year.
The consumer price level in Latvia in June 2015, compared with the same month of the previous year, increased 0.7%, which was the fifth highest increase in the EU, reports LETA, according to the latest data from the EU's statistical office Eurostat.