MFI data
Non-cash payments in Latvia

557.6 million non-cash payments totalling 181.1 billion euro were executed in Latvia in 2020

In 2020, 557.6 million non-cash payments made by customers and totalling 181.1 billion euro were executed by the Latvian payment service providers, i.e. credit institutions, electronic money...


A webinar on investment in Latvia

On 11 February 2021 Latvijas Banka and European Investment Bank (EIB) hosted a webinar “Investment and Investment Finance – Latvia”. The webinar started with opening remarks of Mr Thomas...

Balance Sheet of Latvijas Banka
Interbank payment statistics
Working Paper 1/2021
MFI data
Nordic-Baltic countries in a map

Nordic-Baltic countries engage the IMF to conduct an analysis of cross-border money laundering and terrorist financing risks in the region

The eight countries of the Nordic-Baltic Constituency of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have taken the initiative to engage the IMF to conduct a regional analysis of money laundering (ML) 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.)