Central bank, credit institutions (except non-MFI credit institutions), credit unions, money market funds (MMFs) and other financial institutions whose business is to receive deposits or close substitutes for deposits from customers other than MFIs and, on their own account, to grant credits and invest in securities; as well as electronic money institutions, whose main business is issuing of electronic money.
The definition of the concept is consistent with Regulation (EU) 2021/379 of the European Central Bank of 22 January 2021 on the balance sheet items of credit institutions and of the monetary financial institutions sector (recast) (ECB/2021/2).

Glossary of statistical concepts

Frequently used statistical concepts and their definitions that are consistent with those of the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

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Information for data user

Information that helps to gain a better understanding of statistical data as well as learn more about Latvijas Banka's planned statistical activities and the prepared statistical data by familiarising oneself with the statistical programmes.

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