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Wednesday, 19.06.2013, 23:02
Statistics Lithuania informs that in February 2012, compared to January, prices for consumer goods and services increased by 0.4%. In February 2012, the annual inflation (February 2012, against February 2011) stood at 3.7%.
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Compared to January 2012 the average consumer price level in February 2012 rose by 0.1%. The average prices of goods rose by 0.2%, but of services – by 0.1%. Compared to February of previous year, consumer prices have increased by 3.4%.
According to the provisional results of Population and Housing Census 2011, there are 1 million 121 thousand women in Latvia, and the number accounts for 54% of the total population in the country. Today we celebrate the International Women’s Day showing respect and love to all women, and also appreciating female achievements in the field of social, political and economic freedom.
According to Statistics Estonia, there were more than 6,300 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia in the 4th quarter of 2011 – this is 31% more than in the same period last year. The rate of job vacancies was 1.3%.
Following up its pledge to find funding alternatives for the new National Museum building in Tartu, the state real estate management company Riigi Kinnisvara AS (RKAS) has sketched out a plan to back the project from a number of sources, the Estonian national broadcasting corporation ERR writes.
The concession contract of the projected Visaginas nuclear power plant (NPP) must be signed in the short run and ratified by June 2012, as Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian Prime Ministers Andrius Kubilius, Valdis Dombrovskis and Andrus Ansip agreed today during the meeting of the Baltic PM's Council.
Saturday, March 10 a new non-governmental organization will be established in Bauska to oppose the entry of foreign, especially Danish businessmen into Latvia's hog breeding business, the pending organization's representative Ilga Sokolova told the Nozare.lv business portal.