Balance Sheet of Latvijas Banka
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Payment card transactions data – a new data source for the production of statistics and performing economic analysis

Latvijas Banka starts publishing new statistics – weekly data on payments made at points of sale (POS) in Latvia and abroad, using payment cards issued by the major Latvian credit institutions. The...

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Latvijas Banka publishes its statistical programmes

Latvijas Banka's Statistical Programme for 2022 and Medium-Term Statistical Work Programme for 2023–2025 have been published. The statistical priorities for 2022 include both providing the...

Building of Latvijas Banka

Latvijas Banka will be the responsible institution in the field of financial literacy

As a result of gradual implementation of preparatory work for the integration of Latvijas Banka and the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) into a single institution, Latvijas Banka will...

Latvia's Macro Profile

Latvia's Macro Profile

December 2021

Miracle coin

Latvijas Banka is issuing a "Miracle Coin"

On Wednesday, 22 December, Latvijas Banka is issuing a silver collector coin "Miracle Coin", which invites us to look at the world in the light of imagination, opening up a path to miracles and...

Riga in winter

Latvijas Banka has revised its macroeconomic forecasts

Latvijas Banka has published its latest December 2021 macroeconomic forecasts for Latvia. Key points: Latvia's GDP growth projections for 2021 and 2022 have been revised downwards to 4.6% and...



Martins Kazaks: What role do central banks play?

Person of Interest by SSE Riga. 20.11.2020.

In this podcast M. Kazāks talks about the role the Central Bank plays in society, what day-to-day operations it performs and how the European Central Bank works thanks to contributions from across the eurozone.

AHK Members' Meeting: Mārtiņš Kazāks, Governor of Latvijas Banka

"5G is not for watching movies. It's for business." These punchy words by Martins Kazaks not only summarise his attitude towards the possibilities the current pandemic has to offer, but also carry the tone of his message about a green and digital future: We have to take it serious! Striving to a sustainable, "green", future does not merely mean to plant more trees but assuring upcoming generations to live in a healthy and stable world, according to Kazaks.

Macroeconomics 2020+ - How to find the right macro

Macroeconomics 2020+ - How to find the right macroeconomic policy for the Baltics?

Discussion with the participation of Mārtiņš Kazāks (6.11.2020.)