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Friday, 31.10.2014, 08:13
In the 3rd quarter of 2014 compared with the 2nd quarter of 2014 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) value (seasonally adjusted data) increased by 0.4%, but compared with the 3rd quarter of 2013 it has risen by 2.2%, according to flash estimate* of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB).
Data of Central Statistical Bureau show that, compared to August, the total turnover of retail trade enterprises in Latvia in September 2014 dropped by 0.3%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices.
Today, Latvian Minister of Culture Dace Melbarde and the council members of the long-discussed Museum of Contemporary Art in Riga – Inara Tetereva, Boriss Teterevs, Ernests Bernis and Olegs Fils, signed an agreement of construction for the complex, be located in an uptown area between Hanza, Pulkveza Brieza, and Skanstes Streets, reports LETA.
Saeima decided in the final reading today to pass the Development Finance Institution Law that was proposed by the Finance Ministry, informs LETA.
Saeima of Latvia decided today to reject the motion to increase monthly salaries for Cabinet ministers, informs LETA.
In a time period between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2013, a total of 21,168 citizens of Latvia were registered in Latvian consular representations in the European Union, European Economic Area, and Switzerland, the European Latvians Association (ELA) informed LETA.
Saeima in Latvia decided in the final reading today to pass amendments to the law that stipulate that a non-smoker's right to clean, unpolluted air, just as the right to be free from risks of ailments, take priority over the interests of those who smoke, informs LETA.