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Cargo turnover at Latvian ports grew by 12.2% in Q2, number of passengers at Riga Airport decreased by 10.6%31.07.2012
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that cargo turnover at the Latvian ports, in the 2nd quarter of 2012, comprised 20.3 million tons – an increase of 12.2% on the 2nd quarter of 2011. In the 2nd quarter of 2012, 1291.9 thousand passengers arrived at and departed from the Riga International Airport, comprising a decrease of 10.6% on the 2nd quarter of 2011.
According to Statistics Estonia, in June 2012, the production of industrial enterprises decreased by 4% compared to the same month of the previous year. The main reason for causing the decline was the decrease in energy and mining production.
In 2010 non-financial value added created by foreign-controlled enterprises (production costs) amounted to LTL 9.7 billion (EUR 2.8 billion), Statistics Lithuania reports. It is nearly one third of the country's non-financial corporate value added.
“Latv“Latvian shooter” Zikovs to appeal his prison sentenceian shooter” Zikovs to appeal his prison sentence31.07.2012
Armands Sumanis, the attorney for the man convicted of last year's movie theater shooting in Riga, has appealed the 17-year prison sentence handed down to his client Nikolajs Zikovs.
The increase in sales pace and lack of new development projects has decreased the number of available new flats by 30% over the past two years (2010-2011) in the Harju County, writes Äripäev.ee/LETA.
A Lithuanian industry poll has showed that business trends in industry in July 2012 changed insignificantly.
Latvian Saeima Citizenship Law Amendments Subcommittee today unanimously approved amendments to the Citizenship Law, and now the amendments will be reviewed by the Legal Affairs Committee.