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Sunday, 19.05.2013, 06:28
According to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), the number of visitors in hotels and other accommodation establishments (1) in the 1st quarter of 2012 comprised 284.6 thousand people, which is 15.2% more than in the 1st quarter of 2011. Of which 63.6% were foreign guests and 36.4% – residents of Latvia.
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Compared to March, the overall level of producer prices in the Latvian industry in April 2012 increased by 0.9%, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia. Compared to April 2011, the overall level of producer prices in the Latvian industry in April 2012 increased by 4.0%
In today’s sitting, the Government of Lithuania has decided to address the President regarding the submission to the Parliament for ratification of the Treaty on Stability, Coordination and Governance in the Economic and Monetary Union, signed on 2 March in Brussels by 24 EU member states, including Lithuania.
In five to ten years, Latvia will register only about 10,000 births a year, as members of the Human capital Development task force informed during the Strategic Development Commission's meeting today.
Spain's Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) confirms that it continues successfully fulfilling its train procurement contract with Latvia's Pasazieru vilciens (PV) and resolves to continue and develop cooperation with the Latvian train manufacturing unit by involving Rigas Vagonbuves rupnica (RVR) as a subcontractor and ensuring that the new trains will be mostly manufactured in Latvia.
Municipal housing management company Rigas namu parvaldnieks will give delinquent tenants a chance to settle their debts by releasing their debts on payments this year, and the debtors will only have to pay the principal debt amount, as Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs (Harmony Center) told a press conference today.
Lithuania's planned floating liquefied natural-gas terminal on the Baltic Sea will have the capacity to supply neighboring Baltic countries.