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2 euro coin Erasmus 35 in gift packing
21.06.2022

A 2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the Erasmus programme to be issued

On Friday, 1 July, the euro area national central banks, including Latvijas Banka, will issue a 2 euro commemorative coin dedicated to the 35th anniversary since the launch of the European...

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20.06.2022

Legal acts are adopted in the run-up to the TARGET payment system modernisation

Today, the Council of Latvijas Banka adopted the "Rules for participation in TARGET-Latvija", thus improving Latvia's national legal acts in relation to the TARGET2 payment system modernisation...

Participants od student competition in Latvijas Banka
17.06.2022

Prizes were awarded to the winners of the Competition of Student Scientific Research Papers organised by Latvijas Banka

Today at the award ceremony held at Latvijas Banka, prizes were awarded to the winners of the 20th Competition of Student Scientific Research Papers. The first prize was awarded to Evelīna...

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10.06.2022

Latvijas Banka has revised its macroeconomic forecasts

Latvijas Banka has published its latest June 2022 macroeconomic forecasts for Latvia. They have been drawn up in an environment of high uncertainty resulting from the unpredictable course of the...

Latvijas Bankas centrālās ēkas fasāde
09.06.2022

Mārtiņš Kazāks: The Saeima’s decision strengthens the team of Latvijas Banka

Mārtiņš Kazāks, Governor of Latvijas Banka, is expressing his gratitude to the Saeima for its decision to appoint Santa Purgaile, Chairwoman of the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC),...

Obverse and reverse of collector coin Vilhelms Purvītis
19.05.2022

Latvijas Banka will issue a coin dedicated to artist Vilhelms Purvītis

On Wednesday, 25 May, Latvijas Banka is issuing a silver collector coin "Vilhelms Purvītis". Vilhelms Purvītis (1872–1945) ranks among the most remarkable painters representing the period...

Latvijas Banka and FKTK logos
17.05.2022

Continuing to pursue integration of Latvijas Banka and the FCMC, candidates for the Council of Latvijas Banka have been nominated

Mārtiņš Kazāks, Governor of Latvijas Banka, has filed a request to Ināra Mūrniece, Speaker of the Saeima, asking the Parliament to approve three candidates for the Council of Latvijas...

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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.)