April 2007
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Apr2007, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p11
Country Report
Country Report
The article offers news briefs in Latvia. Prime Minister Aigars Kalvitis has cited a reaching agreement on the 2007 state budget, raising public sector wages. Central bank Governor Ilmars Rimsevics has reacted angrily to suggestions that the exchange rate should be devaluated to boost external competitiveness and narrow the trade deficit. Progress in implementing measures to develop an attractive environment for investment and work is described as mixed.


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