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Tuesday, 21.05.2013, 23:03
According to the provisional data of Statistics Lithuania, in II quarter 2012, accommodation establishments received 527.2 thousand tourists, or by 10.9% more than in the same quarter of 2011.
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According to the Statistics Board, the fastest-growing segment in retail sales in terms of sales revenue were mail-order sales and e-commerce, writes Äripäev.ee/LETA.
In June 2012, compared to May 2012, prices of exported goods decreased by 3.3% and prices of imported items by 2.4%, the Statistics Lithuania said.
The Bankas Snoras AB's creditors committee picked an investor to buy the bank's leasing unit and Finasta Bank AB, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Bloomberg.
The European Union and the eurozone should not abandon any member states, including Greece. However, the EU and the eurozone cannot weaken their demands for structural reforms in troubled countries, since it would weaken the countries even more, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle emphasized in an interview with LETA today.
Germany understands Latvia's demands regarding the European Union's Cohesion policy and direct area payments to Latvian farmers from the bloc's next multi-annual budget, however, it cannot express a specific viewpoint since the talks are in progress, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said in an interview with LETA today.
Germany believes that Latvia is ready to become a member state of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and will support Latvia's accession to OECD, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said in an interview with LETA today.