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Wednesday, 19.06.2013, 11:32
Throughout the analysed period the overall cargo handling in the Baltic Eastern Seaports totalled 115 521,4 thou. tn, the year-on-year change is +9,0% or +9 580,6 thou. tn. Basic cargo categories that had made the biggest impact on this growth were as follows: coal (+3 552,0 thou. tn yoy), crude oil (+2 421,7 thou. tn yoy), oil products (+1 617,6 thou. tn yoy) and containerised cargoes (+1 418,8 thou. tn yoy), reports BC press service of Klaipeda port.
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It seems that Lithuania will continue its blockade toward the Liepaja Port, hindering efficient and rational cargo transportation, points out Latvian Transport Minister Aivis Ronis.
At the opening of the visa representation center of the Indian Embassy on Town Hall Square in Tallinn today, Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet expressed his satisfaction that Estonia-India relations have grown closer over the past few years, the Estonian Foreign Ministry reports.
In May, the minimum monthly subsistence level slightly increased and amounted to LVL 176.63, which is 0.27% more than in April, when it reached LVL 175.78, according to the Central Statistical Bureau's data.
Industrial production output in Latvia increased 3.8% this past April from April 2011, which was the fifth steepest increase across the European Union, according to latest data presented the EU statistical office Eurostat. Slovakia recorded the largest growth in industrial production in April – by 10.9%, followed by Lithuania – 6.9%, and the Netherlands – 4.7%.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė, currently on a state visit in Latvia, and Latvian President Andris Bērziņš visited an underground gas storage facility in Incukalns.
In the first five months of 2012, the average price of Soviet-era apartments in Riga increased by 1.9%, according to the latest market overview by real estate company Latio.