Executive Board
Board Discussions
on the Republic of Latvia:

June 10, 2016
May 2, 2014
January 23, 2013
July 11, 2012
December 21, 2011

Article IV Staff Reports

Financial Sector Assessment Program

Projected % Change
   2017  2018
Real GDP 3 3.3
Consumer Prices 2.8 2.5
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2017)
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Republic of Latvia: Financial Position in the Fund

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Republic of Latvia and the IMF
Updated July 7, 2017

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Finance & Development
June 01, 2001 -- Finance & Development, June 2001 - Latvia on the Way to the European Union
By Roberts Zile and Inna Steinbuka - Having met most of the criteria for membership in the European Union, Latvia is addressing a few remaining challenges. These include closing the income gap and achieving structural, fiscal, and monetary convergence.
September 01, 2000 -- Finance & Development, September 2000 - Building Treasury Systems
By Barry H. Potter and Jack Diamond: Most OECD countries rely on treasury systems operated by their finance ministries to manage government finances. The Baltics, Russia, and other countries of the former Soviet Union, which did not have comparable systems, are building them from scratch.
September 01, 2000 -- Finance & Development, September 2000 - Latvia: Focus on Country Development
By Einars Repse: Latvia has made considerable progress over the past decade in transforming its centrally planned economy into a market-oriented one. What role has its central bank played in this transition, and what steps is it taking to promote the country's continuing economic development?