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The value added created in the sports sector in Lithuania decreased by 4.5% in 2016

The value added created in the sports sector in Lithuania decreased by 4.5% in 2016

15.12.2017.

Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on provisional data, in 2016, against 2015, the value added created in the sports sector decreased by 4.5% and amounted to EUR 263.2 million, or 0.8% of the country’s gross value added. The largest negative influence on the change was made by a decrease in the value added generated by the enterprises engaged in manufacture of transport equipment and gambling and betting activities.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Economics, GDP, Lithuania, Markets and Companies


Baltic States: Opinion Direct speech

On the history of personal responsibility

On the history of personal responsibility

23.11.2017.

Contemporary legislation in the countries of European culture is based on the underlying premise that an individual has a free will and the capacity for the independent decision-making. If the particular human being has such abilities it presupposes an appropriate responsibility for personal misbehaviour. But this admission doesn’t function in many preliterate cultures. It is easy to show that these abilities represent the consequences of the very long historical process of the human being and society’s development.

Keyword tags: Direct Speech, Education and Science, EU – Baltic States, History, Latvia, Legislation


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Modern city: sustainability vs. “mega-projects” in Latvian development

Modern city: sustainability vs. “mega-projects” in Latvian development

06.03.2017.

Managing urban areas has been always one of the most important development challenges for city planners. During last decades, cities have been developed in a strictly “human & sustainable” way: everything for city’s dwellers! However, nowadays it’s easy to evaluate the “optimal city” –its development has to be in line with the sustainability concept adopted by the UN and in effect from January 2016.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, Investments, Latvia, Real Estate, Round Table


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