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Wednesday, 19.06.2013, 07:14
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that wages and salaries, retaining the trend of the previous year, also at the beginning of the year 2012 have increased, nevertheless growth rate, if compared to the previous year, has reduced (in 2011 wages and salaries on average grew by 4.4%).
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According to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau, 17.2 million tons of freights in the 1st quarter of 2012 were carried by rail, and it is an increase of 16%, if compared to the 1st quarter of 2011. 10.2 million tons of freights in the 1st quarter of 2012 were freights carried by road, and it is 0.6% less than in the 1st quarter of 2011.
Rating agency Fitch Ratings affirmed on Friday Estonia's Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'A+' with Stable Outlooks.
Starting from 2009, for the fourth successive year, Lithuania remains listed in the respectable White List of Maritime Organisations, the Ministry of Transport and Communications reports.
The bilateral agreement between Lithuania and Spain regarding representation in issuance of Schengen visas enters into force on June 1, the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG or the Group), the international entertainment broadcasting group, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of AS Latvijas Neatkarīgā Televīzija (LNT) in Latvia for an undisclosed cash consideration, following the receipt of the necessary approval from the Latvian Competition Council.
At the end of May 2012, the retail price for 95 octane gas in Latvia was EUR 1,395.42 per 1,000 liters, including taxes, the seventh lowest price across the European Union, according to the European Commission's data on fuel prices in the EU.