TITLE

RISK SUMMARY: LATVIA

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Apr2006, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
Presents news briefs on the political and economic conditions in Latvia as of April 2006. Information on a meeting between Prime Minister Aigars Kalvitis and coalition members to keep the government's legislative agenda on track despite the distraction of upcoming elections; Increase in the current account deficit in 2005; Population decline in the country in 2005.
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20094172

 

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