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Thursday, 20.06.2013, 12:22
Based on the provisional data of Statistics Lithuania, in June 2012, the turnover (VAT excluded) of enterprises engaged in retail trade, except for the wholesale and retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles, amounted to LTL 2227.3 million and, compared to May 2012, grew by 0.3% at constant prices (seasonally adjusted, it remained unchanged).
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Analysis of the data obtained within the framework of the Population and Housing Census 2011 resulted in the acquisition of information necessary for the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) to specify the number of population in the country. On 1 January 2011 the number Latvia population comprised 2 074.6 thousand – a decrease of 155 thousand, if compared to the data published prior and acquired by using the Population Register.
Eesti Energia launched on Thursday in Auvere, near Narva, tests of its first Enefit280 oil shale oil plant; if all goes according to plan, the first oil from the new plant will come in September, LETA/Äripäev.ee reports.
Alongside the country's economic recovery, Latvia's banking sector has become more active, issuing nearly LVL 871 million in new loans in the first half of 2012, according to data from the Financial and Capital Market Commission.
The Jewish holocaust presents itself with an opportunity for Lithuanian political establishment to be on the vanguard of redressing the horrible genocide of the past, The Lithuania Tribune reports.
Georgia wishes to expand dairy product imports from Latvia and learn from Latvia's successful experience in agricultural cooperation, Georgian Agriculture Minister Zaza Gorozia admitted during a meeting with Latvian Agriculture Minister Laimdota Straujuma.
The banking sector's profit amounted to LVL 78.5 million in the first half-year of 2012, according to data from the Financial and Capital Market Commission.