Latvian Finance Ministry Forecasts 2012 GDP Growth at 2.5%

Latvia’s economic growth should slow to 2.5 percent next year from 4.5 percent in 2011, the Finance Ministry said today in an e-mailed statement.

The inflation rate this year should be 4.4 percent, falling to 2.4 percent in 2012, the Riga-based ministry added.

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