East StratCom disinformation claim:

Latvia is a transit country and is not producing anything.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 22. November 2016

Debunk claim:

Transport, transit and storage sector contribute to 8% of LV GDP (2014 data). http://www.liaa.gov.lv/en/trade/industry-profiles/transit-and-logistics. Manufacturing & other industry contribute to 16% of GDP (2014 data) (https://www.em.gov.lv/files/tautsaimniecibas_attistiba/makro/makro_67_eng.pdf) // Latvia produces within several different categories http://www.liaa.gov.lv/en/trade/foreign-trade-statistics

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Source from an EU country in Disinformation Review issue 49. The item is located at row number 13 in the report.

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