Pages

59 pages

Published

October 2018

Update frequency

Quarterly

Format

PDF, Horizontal, Screen friendly

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Comprehensive View On The Economy

Part of the country’s economic profile, economic structure section gives readers useful views to understand what matters to Latvia’s economy.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the size of the Latvia’s economy in relation to other economies in the region?
  • What is the size of Latvia’s population?
  • What is the demographic structure of Latvia? Is it favourable for economic growth?
  • How has the structure of Latvia’s GDP changed over the years?
  • How much does the Latvia’s economy rely on external trade?
  • What are the key regions for Latvia’s economy?
  • How does economic freedom in Latvia compare to others?

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Latvia’s competitiveness in the global level. It also covers the country’s attractiveness to foreign direct investment.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • Which stage of economic development is the Latvia’s economy in?
  • How has the labour productivity in Latvia changed over the years and in relation with comparable countries?
  • How competitive is Latvia?
  • How are Latvia’s competitive factors compared to those of other countries?
  • Is it easy to do business in Latvia?
  • How good is Latvia in attracting Foreign Direct Investment?
  • What are most problematic factors in doing business in Latvia?

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores Latvia’s economic development, average income and its distribution, poverty as well as other development indicators.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the level of income for an average person in Latvia?
  • What is the poverty rate in Latvia and how does it compare to others?
  • Is unemployment a problem in Latvia?
  • How is income distributed in Latvia and how does it compare to others?
  • What is the current level of human development in Latvia?
  • How has quality of life in Latvia changed over the years?

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Latvia’s recent economic growth, its key drivers and well as the growth outlook for the coming years.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What has been the growth rate of Latvia’s economy over the past 10 years and how does it compare with others?
  • What were the key growth drivers for the Latvia’s economy in the last year?
  • What were the source of growth for Latvia’s economy in the last 5 quarters?
  • What is the growth outlook for Latvia’s economy over the next 3 years and how does it compare with others?
  • How has the growth outlook for Latvia changed over the past few months?

Part of the country’s economic outlook, this section explores Latvia’s macro-economic risks, including inflation, financial sector, budget deficit as well as balance of payment and exchange rate.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the risk of inflation in Latvia and how does it compare with others?
  • How healthy is the Latvia’s banking sector?
  • What is the fiscal risk in Latvia?
  • What is the likelihood of raising tax?
  • What is the balance of payment risk for Latvia?
  • How good is the country in getting foreign exchange by the mean of commerce?
  • What is the FX risk? How has the EUR performed compared to other currencies?

From IMF’s World Economic Outlook Report April 2018.

  • GDP growth
  • Inflation
  • Population
  • Unemployment rate
  • Government budget and debt
  • Current account

Detailed rankings and scores for Latvia and comparable economies.

  • Starting a business
  • Dealing with construction permits
  • Getting electricity
  • Registering property
  • Getting credit
  • Protecting Minority Investors
  • Paying taxes
  • Trading across borders
  • Enforcing contracts
  • Resolving Insolvency

 

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