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Friday, 24.05.2013, 22:03
Compared to April 2012, manufacturing turnover at current prices (according to seasonally adjusted data) in May 2012 has increased by 3.3%, of which in domestic market by 2.3% and in export – by 4.2%, according to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau.
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Four Saeima members, elected from the Latgale election district, have varied opinions on constructing a new hydroelectric power plant on the Daugava River in Latgale, as they told reporters after today's meeting with President Andris Berzins.
Today, Latvia's largest fuel retailers raised their diesel prices, but left gasoline prices unchanged. Statoil and Lukoil increased diesel prices by one santim to LVL 0.909 and LVL 0.898 per liter respectively. Neste diesel prices were raised by two santims to LVL 0.897 per liter.
The Riga International Airport earned LVL 409,389 in profit in 2011, according to the Register of Enterprises' Lursoft data. In 2010, the airport operated with LVL 2.76 million in losses.
EUR 78 million (LVL 54.8 million) investments would be necessary to expand the Riga International Airport, the airport's CEO Arnis Luhse pointed out in an interview with the newspaper Diena.
In 2011 the percentage of foreign citizens in Lithuania was only 1 percent, Eurostat the statistical office of the European Union, said. Foreign citizens and foreign-born population EU citizens living in another Member State accounted for 2.5 percent of the EU population in 201. Non EU citizens made up 4.1 percent of the EU population.
According to the Finland’s Population register, 34,006 Estonian residents had been registered as residents of Finland as of end of 2011, writes the National Broadcasting.