Successfully serving local market within many years

Access to FMCG market in Latvia - call it Leversa 

Economy of Latvia 


GDP = $34.881 billion (nominal, 2018)

GDP growth = 2.1% (2016); 4.6% (2017); 4.8% (2018); 3.1% (2019e)

GDP per capita = $18,031 (nominal, 2018)

GDP by sector = agriculture: 3.9%, industry: 22.4%, services: 73.7% (2017 est.)

Inflation (CPI) = 2.427% (2019 est.), 2.554% (2018)

Labour force = 0.990 million (2017 est.); 76.8% employment (2018)

Unemployment              = 7.4% (2018, Eurostat)

Average gross salary = €1,064 / $1,190 monthly (March, 2019)

Average net salary =  €791 / $885 monthly (March, 2019)

Main industries - processed foods, processed wood products, textiles, processed metals, pharmaceuticals, railroad cars, synthetic fibers, electronics

Imports                = $15.79 billion (2017 est.)

Current account = -$231 million (2017 est.)

Public debt = 36.3% of GDP (2017 est.)

Budget balance = −0.5% (of GDP) (2017 est.)


Leversa Distribution Universe

Leversa covers various distribution channels:

- open markets, wholesalers, food service outlets.
- cash & carry outlets;
- independent shops;
- discounter chains;
- hyper and supermarket chains;

Our Warehouse facilities:
- 100 pallet places for chilled goods
- 2,800 pallet-places for dry groceries
- location is next to the Riga cargo harbour




Retail market indices

of retail trade enterprises by main kind of economic activity (at constant prices)

More information on seasonally adjusted, in the CSB database insection retail trade turnover indices is available calendar adjusted and non-adjusted


Retail Market Universe*

Total: 3851
Convenience stores: 474
Petrol Stations: 373
Groceries (up to 100 m2): 2231
Superettes (100 - 400 m2): 488
Small Supermarkets (400 - 1000 m2): 274
Large Supermarkets (1000 - 2500 m2): 37
Hypermarkets (trading area over 2500 m2): 24

Trade Sector Classification

Hypermarkets:
Supermarkets: Superettes:
PRISMA
MAXIMA
RIMI
RIMI
MAXIMA
SKY
MEGO
ELVI
Top!
Stockmann
Cento
Vesko
Aibe
Top!
Beta
 
Groceries:
Vesko Austris Antaris Mego ELVI BETA MAXIMA X

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