According to Eurostat data, in January 2023 eggs cost 35.2% more in Latvia than they did a year earlier.
In Estonia the egg annual price rise was an even bigger 56.3%, while in Lithuania it was 49.3%.
Across the EU as a whole egg prices were 30% higher than in January 2022. The highest increase in annual inflation for eggs was recorded in Czechia (+85% in January 2023 compared with January 2022), followed by Hungary (+80%) and Slovakia (+79%). Smaller but still substantial increases were recorded in Germany and Luxembourg (both +18%), and Austria (+19%).