Inflation in Latvia
Latvia - Inflation (end of period)
Inflation inches down in March
Consumer prices rose 1.1% from the previous month in March, accelerating sharply from February’s 0.1% increase. According to Latvia’s Central Statistical Bureau, the reading largely reflected higher prices for clothing and footwear, and food more than offsetting lower prices for furnishings and miscellaneous goods.
Inflation inched down from 2.9% in February to 2.8% in March. Meanwhile, annual average inflation rose slightly to 2.8% in March from 2.7% in February. Lastly, harmonized inflation ticked down to 2.7% in March from 2.8% in the previous month.
Latvia Inflation Forecast
FocusEconomics panelists see harmonized inflation averaging 2.5% in 2019, unchanged from the previous month’s forecast, and 2.4% in 2020.
Latvia - Inflation (eop) Data
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %, eop)||-0.4||0.2||0.3||2.2||2.2|
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Latvia Inflation (eop) Chart
Source: Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia and FocusEconomics calculations.
|Bond Yield||0.55||0.0 %||Jun 30|
|Exchange Rate||1.13||0.65 %||Jul 11|
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May 7, 2019
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April 30, 2019
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