image
Afghanistan


Albania


Algeria


Angola


Antigua and Barbuda


Argentina


Armenia


Australia


Austria


Azerbaijan


Bahrain


Bangladesh


Barbados


Belarus


Belgium


Belize


Benin


Bhutan


Bolivia


Bosnia and Herzegovina


Botswana


Brazil


Brunei Darussalam


Bulgaria


Burkina Faso


Burundi


Cabo Verde


Cambodia


Cameroon


Canada


Central African Republic


Chad


Chile


China


Colombia


Comoros


Costa Rica


Croatia


Cyprus


Czech Republic


Democratic Republic of the Congo


Denmark


Djibouti


Dominica


Dominican Republic


Ecuador


Egypt


El Salvador


Equatorial Guinea


Eritrea


Estonia


Ethiopia


Fiji


Finland


France


FYR Macedonia


Gabon


Georgia


Germany


Ghana


Greece


Grenada


Guatemala


Guinea


Guinea-Bissau


Guyana


Haiti


Honduras


Hong Kong SAR


Hungary


Iceland


India


Indonesia


Iraq


Ireland


Islamic Republic of Iran


Israel


Italy


Jamaica


Japan


Jordan


Kazakhstan


Kenya


Kiribati


Korea


Kosovo


Kuwait


Kyrgyz Republic


Lao P.D.R.


Latvia


Lebanon


Lesotho


Liberia


Libya


Lithuania


Luxembourg


Macao SAR


Madagascar


Malawi


Malaysia


Maldives


Mali


Malta


Marshall Islands


Mauritania


Mauritius


Mexico


Micronesia


Moldova


Mongolia


Montenegro


Morocco


Mozambique


Myanmar


Namibia


Nepal


Netherlands


New Zealand


Nicaragua


Niger


Nigeria


Norway


Oman


Pakistan


Palau


Panama


Papua New Guinea


Paraguay


Peru


Philippines


Poland


Portugal


Puerto Rico


Qatar


Republic of Congo


Romania


Russia


Rwanda


Samoa


San Marino


Saudi Arabia


Senegal


Serbia


Seychelles


Sierra Leone


Singapore


Slovak Republic


Slovenia


Solomon Islands


South Africa


South Sudan


Spain


Sri Lanka


St. Kitts and Nevis


St. Lucia


St. Vincent and the Grenadines


Sudan


Suriname


Swaziland


Sweden


Switzerland


Syria


Taiwan Province of China


Tajikistan


Tanzania


Thailand


The Bahamas


The Gambia


Timor-Leste


Togo


Tonga


Trinidad and Tobago


Tunisia


Turkey


Turkmenistan


Tuvalu


Uganda


Ukraine


United Arab Emirates


United Kingdom


United States


Uruguay


Uzbekistan


Vanuatu


Venezuela


Vietnam


Yemen


Zambia


Zimbabwe



Latvia Country Politics and Economics Report

Top News
Political News
Country Leaders
GDP News
Investment News
Demographics News
Net Exports News
Public Spending News
Public Debt News
Recent Econ Reports

Top News


Top


  • Do Latvians really read more Hitler than Harry Potter?
  • Unemployment level in Latvia down to 5.7%
  • Information for British citizens in Latvia
  • Inflation level in Latvia at 2.6% in September
  • Packaging deposit system could be adopted in Latvia in February ...

    Finance


  • Latvian government approves new head for FKTK; Saeima to make ...
  • Ašeradens: delays with FKTK head could bring Latvia close to ...
  • Latvia's high-rank politicians may be involved in scandalous ...
  • Informal talks commence about Bank of Latvia governor's possible ...
  • Finance and Capital Market Commission applies a considerable fine ...

    Celebrities


  • Belarus, Latvia launch 2021 IIHF WC mascot design competition
  • In 'The Humorist,' Soviet comedy is no joke
  • Prima Classic Announces New 'La Traviata' With Marina Rebeka
  • Latvia's Platforma Expands Its 'Swingers' Franchise Across Europe ...
  • The Bachelorette Season 15 Details Revealed: Spy Games, Country ...

    Culture


  • Inflation level in Latvia at 2.6% in September
  • Chinese culture minister to visit Latvia in October
  • Defenders of Russian schools in Latvia will never put up with ban of ...
  • Transatlantic partnership is cornerstone of Latvia's and Poland's ...
  • Project of Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art - “Unexpected ...

    Criminal


  • Judge chosen to preside over Bank of Latvia governor's criminal ...
  • Latvia's high-rank politicians may be involved in scandalous ...
  • Fighting 'fake news' online: How soldiers in Latvia got fooled by bots
  • Latvian government reports major effort to slash shell companies
  • Police wants public to report possibly problematic gun owners

    Religion


  • Week in Religion
  • RELIGION BULLETIN: Spanish explorers found Mission San ...
  • Religion Bulletin: Spanish explorers found Mission San Francisco ...
  • Prime Minister: Saeima will have an opportunity to abolish abuse of ...
  • Rutgers Jewish Film Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary ...

    Politics


  • School competition: 'put on a hat' of the President of Latvia
  • Latvia's President: the UN should evolve with the times to avoid ...
  • Humanitarian Aid for Albania, President Expresses Gratitude to Latvia
  • Latvian and Lithuanian presidents hope to ratify maritime border treaty
  • Document leak: what ties Latvia's ex-president, Biden's son and ...
  • Latvian president about Belarus, Russia, EU and hockey (exclusive ...
  • BNN summary of the week: Muižnieks returns. Muddy costs of ...
  • Brexit latest: Latvian PM says Johnson's Brexit offer is a 'basis for ...
  • Prime Minister: there is no time for an open selection of a new ...
  • Latvian government approves new head for FKTK; Saeima to make ...
  • Minister: Latvia is prepared to welcome Ukrainian political prisoners ...
  • Foreign investors in talks with the Prime Minister of Latvia highlight ...
  • Latvia's economic growth to re-accelerate starting 2021, says bank
  • Central bank cuts Latvia's economic growth forecast
  • Bank of Latvia downgrades GDP growth outlook to 2.5% for 2019
  • Bank of Latvia cuts growth forecast for 2019 and 2020
  • Rating agency stays steady on Latvia
  • Hearing of Executive Vice President-designate Valdis Dombrovskis
  • Germany shuns EU letter calling for higher climate goals
  • Latvia's economic growth to re-accelerate starting 2021, says bank
  • Central bank cuts Latvia's economic growth forecast
  • Foreign investors in talks with the Prime Minister of Latvia highlight ...
  • 2019 Future Of Latvia Telecommunications Market-Trends, Outlook ...
  • INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund hits second close bringing investment ...
  • What's driving the Terrorism Financing Market Growth? Prominent ...
  • Transaction between INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund and Grigeo ...
  • Bank of Latvia cuts growth forecast for 2019 and 2020
  • These Latvian companies are using AI to collect plastic waste
  • Aurora Cannabis Rebounds In Wake Of Operations Update, But ...
  • 2019 Future Of Latvia Telecommunications Market-Trends, Outlook ...
  • Brussels population growth caused by influx of EU citizens, study ...
  • Rutgers Jewish Film Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary ...
  • Latvia's long-term growth threatened by population decline
  • The 30 biggest population shifts in recent history
  • Fertility rate drop will see EU population shrink 13% by year 2100 ...
  • The Worst of All Possible Worlds, Conclusion
  • Bank of Latvia cuts growth forecast for 2019 and 2020
  • Latvia's economic growth to re-accelerate starting 2021, says bank
  • Chicken Egg Market in Eastern Europe – Russia's Production Is ...
  • Phil Hogan nominated as EU trade commissioner
  • Wine export from Georgia increases by 10%
  • Swedbank cuts Latvia's growth forecast for 2019 and 2020
  • Latvian GDP growth to "moderate", says European Commission
  • Culture Minister proposes tying public media financing to Latvia's GDP
  • European Commission approves of Latvia's budget project for 2019
  • Latvia moves to cut excise duty on alcohol in "tax war" with neighbor ...
  • Government approves 2019 budget with 0.5% deficit
  • Latvia's 2020 budget will be its largest yet - PM Karins
  • Estonian businessman Ossinovski donates to son's Social ...
  • Exclusive | Valentīns Kokalis details secret talks held in Lembergs ...
  • Culture Minister proposes tying public media financing to Latvia's GDP
  • European Commission approves of Latvia's budget project for 2019
  • After Eastern Europe, the Flat Tax Is Flat-Lining

    Latvia Leaders


    President


  • School competition: 'put on a hat' of the President of Latvia
  • BNN summary of the week: Muižnieks returns. Muddy costs of ...
  • Transatlantic partnership is cornerstone of Latvia's and Poland's ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Minister: Latvia is prepared to welcome Ukrainian political prisoners ...
  • Karins to meet with Kyrgyzstan's First Deputy Prime Minister today
  • Latvia, Lithuania to partially boycott PACE session

    Prime Minister


  • Finally some honesty! EU leader admits 'quick and easy' option for ...
  • Minister: Latvia is prepared to welcome Ukrainian political prisoners ...
  • Prime Minister: there is no time for an open selection of a new ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Karins to meet with Kyrgyzstan's First Deputy Prime Minister today
  • Armenian FM, Latvian Deputy PM discuss prospects for cooperation
  • Armenian FM, Latvian Deputy PM/Defense Minister meet in Riga

    Minister of Economy


  • Paper: US, Baltics agree to protect energy infrastructure from ...
  • LTV: more than two million euros is lost in LTRK through fictive ...
  • Latvia and Belarus to cooperate in protection of consumer rights

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Still no clarity with MPC in Latvia; government wants «smarter ...
  • Karins to meet with Kyrgyzstan's First Deputy Prime Minister today
  • Croatia to extend moratorium on sale of farm land to foreigners

    Minister of Culture



    Minister of Defense


  • Latvian Waffen-SS legion 'pride of our state and nation,' Defense ...
  • Hungarian defense minister to visit Latvia today
  • Government to increase defense budget for next year – Zahorodniuk

    Minister of Education


  • Bordāns: education minister's dismissal would mean collapse for the ...
  • BNN summary of the week: Muižnieks returns. Muddy costs of ...
  • Foreign investors in talks with the Prime Minister of Latvia highlight ...

    Minister of Energy


  • Paper: US, Baltics agree to protect energy infrastructure from ...
  • Secretary Perry To Visit Lithuania, Latvia, And Iceland
  • Estonian minister emphasizes importance of cooperation between ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Latvian government approves new head for FKTK; Saeima to make ...
  • EU Finance Commissioner to Propose Unified Crypto Legislation
  • Culture Minister proposes tying public media financing to Latvia's GDP

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Minister: Latvia is prepared to welcome Ukrainian political prisoners ...
  • Latvia may agree to postpone Brexit
  • Foreign Minister: Ukraine Shuns US Political Battles - Voice of America

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • UPDATES Team Ursula: the hearings begin with MEP grillings
  • The von der Leyen Commission: for a Union that strives for more
  • Minister: it is too soon to thinks about radical changes in Russia's ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Latvian minister prepared to take charge over combined ministries
  • BNN summary of the week: Muižnieks returns. Muddy costs of ...
  • Bordāns: education minister's dismissal would mean collapse for the ...

    Minister of Health


  • Amercian chamber of commerce proffers healthcare advice
  • Physicians Association: Latvia needs to tackle patient data ...
  • The von der Leyen Commission: for a Union that strives for more

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Paper: US, Baltics agree to protect energy infrastructure from ...
  • Latvian minister promises to control municipalities' loans more strictly
  • Estonian minister emphasizes importance of cooperation between ...

    Minister of Sports


  • Latvian minister promises to control municipalities' loans more strictly
  • Week in Lithuania: Liberals leader turns down LFGU leader's offer ...
  • Brexit latest: What the leaders of EU countries think about Boris ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Security service finds possible violations found with unsent ...
  • Latvian Security Service Looking Into Riga Retail Store Selling ...
  • Fighting 'fake news' online: How soldiers in Latvia got fooled by bots

    Chairman National Bank


  • Zile, Kazaks, Cerps, Bauze mentioned in parties' unofficial talks as ...
  • BNN summary of the week: Muižnieks returns. Muddy costs of ...
  • Likely new head of Latvian financial watchdog revealed

    Permanent Representative to the UN



    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • 8 EU states push to raise 2030 climate goal, but Germany absent
  • Rick Perry's most surprising legacy as energy secretary could be ...
  • Honey, I shrunk the BICC

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Will Kalnmeiers last until term's end? Supreme Court sees no ...
  • Kalnmeiers says Bordans' animosity toward him was politically ...
  • How impeachment works: A Clinton impeachment veteran lays it out

    Opposition


  • Informal talks commence about Bank of Latvia governor's possible ...
  • State funding for parties proposal – no more than EUR 80 000 per ...
  • Prominent Harmony politician preparing to launch new political force

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Culture Minister proposes tying public media financing to Latvia's GDP
  • Bank of Latvia downgrades GDP growth outlook to 2.5% for 2019
  • Bank of Latvia cuts growth forecast for 2019 and 2020
  • Central bank cuts Latvia's economic growth forecast
  • 2019 Future Of Latvia Telecommunications Market-Trends, Outlook ...
  • Latvia's VAT «gap» reaches Europe's level – drops to 10%
  • Seven Latvian companies make it to TOP 50 Baltic businesses list
  • Around 20% of medical students do not plan residency in Latvia ...
  • Culture Minister proposes tying public media financing to Latvia's GDP
    Loading graph...
    Loading graph...

    Loading graph...

    Loading graph...

    Loading graph...

    Loading graph...

    Investment

  • Foreign investors in talks with the Prime Minister of Latvia highlight ...
  • 2019 Future Of Latvia Telecommunications Market-Trends, Outlook ...
  • INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund hits second close bringing investment ...
  • What's driving the Terrorism Financing Market Growth? Prominent ...
  • Transaction between INVL Baltic Sea Growth Fund and Grigeo ...
  • Bank of Latvia cuts growth forecast for 2019 and 2020
  • These Latvian companies are using AI to collect plastic waste
  • Aurora Cannabis Rebounds In Wake Of Operations Update, But ...
    Loading graph...
    Loading graph...

    Loading graph...

    Loading graph...

    Loading graph...

    Demographics

  • 2019 Future Of Latvia Telecommunications Market-Trends, Outlook ...
  • Brussels population growth caused by influx of EU citizens, study ...
  • Rutgers Jewish Film Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary ...
  • Latvia's long-term growth threatened by population decline
  • The 30 biggest population shifts in recent history
  • Fertility rate drop will see EU population shrink 13% by year 2100 ...
  • The Worst of All Possible Worlds, Conclusion
    Loading graph...
    Loading graph...

    Loading graph...

    Loading graph...

    Export/Import

  • Bank of Latvia cuts growth forecast for 2019 and 2020
  • Latvia's economic growth to re-accelerate starting 2021, says bank
  • Chicken Egg Market in Eastern Europe – Russia's Production Is ...
  • Phil Hogan nominated as EU trade commissioner
  • Wine export from Georgia increases by 10%
  • Swedbank cuts Latvia's growth forecast for 2019 and 2020
  • Latvian GDP growth to "moderate", says European Commission
    Loading graph...
    Loading graph...

    Loading graph...

    Public Spending

  • Culture Minister proposes tying public media financing to Latvia's GDP
  • European Commission approves of Latvia's budget project for 2019
  • Latvia moves to cut excise duty on alcohol in "tax war" with neighbor ...
  • Government approves 2019 budget with 0.5% deficit
  • Latvia's 2020 budget will be its largest yet - PM Karins
  • Estonian businessman Ossinovski donates to son's Social ...
  • Exclusive | Valentīns Kokalis details secret talks held in Lembergs ...
  • Culture Minister proposes tying public media financing to Latvia's GDP
  • European Commission approves of Latvia's budget project for 2019
    Loading graph...
    Loading graph...

    Loading graph...

    Loading graph...

    Public Debt

    Loading graph...
    Loading graph...

    Loading graph...


    Recent Econ Stats

    momentevent
    2018-12-04Latvia Industrial Production MoM OCT
    2018-12-04Latvia Industrial Production YoY OCT
    2018-07-30Latvia Retail Sales MoM JUN
    2018-07-30Latvia Retail Sales YoY JUN
    2018-07-10Latvia Inflation Rate YoY JUN
    2018-07-10Latvia Inflation Rate MoM JUN
    2018-06-21Latvia PPI MoM MAY
    2018-06-21Latvia PPI YoY MAY
    2018-06-13Latvia Current Account APR
    2018-06-11Latvia Balance of Trade APR
    2018-06-08Latvia Inflation Rate YoY MAY
    2018-06-08Latvia Inflation Rate MoM MAY