National Economy Sectors of Latvia: Difficulties in Printing and Publishing Industry, Paper and Paper Products Manufacturing and Computer Design Industry. Medium-Term Prospects

Inga Sina


The aim of the research is to define export potential, future perspectives and restrictive factors of the sector.
Methods used: monographic approach, document analysis, survey, interviews. The author concludes that the sector has overcome the crisis well. In 2010, the sector turnover was 7.2% from the total turnover of the manufacturing industry, which acknowledges the important role of the sector. The sector has an average export potential. The author considers that for more successful development of the sector, it should be included in the priority segment list of the Ministry of Economy - „Manufacturing industries with a considerable investment in increase of added value and export, and with a high growth and export potential in the future”.

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DOI: 10.7250/115

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