October 2009
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Oct2009, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p11
Country Report
The article offers news briefs related to economic activity and politics in Latvia. Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis announced the good relation between New Era and People's Party. Latvia's long-term sovereign foreign currency credit rating has been downgraded by ratings agency Standard & Poor to BB from BB+. The Latvian government has requested banks to write off 1096 of home loans for households in economic crisis.


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