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Tuesday, 18.06.2013, 10:24
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that, compared to the end of the March, number of occupied posts in the country at the end of June 2012 has increased by 13.4 thousand or by 1.6%. In private sector number of occupied posts grew by 15.8 thousand or by 2.9%, whereas in public sector indicator diminished by 2.4 thousand or by 0.8%.
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The Commission’s President delivered the State of the Union address to the Parliament’s plenary session for the third time. In analyzing the present EU’s situation he underlined the ways out of financial, economic, political and social aspects of the European crisis. At the same time, he suggested urgent moves towards a federation of nation states as the EU’s political horizon, as well as to the banking union, etc.
An analysis by KPMG confirms that Estonia is utilising the European Union structural funds for maximum and is the best user of funds in Central and Eastern Europe, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
In the first half of 2012, Latvia's exports increased by 14% from the respective period in 2011, the second steepest increase across the European Union, according to the latest data from the EU's statistical office Eurostat.
The Lithuanian Industrialists Confederation (LPK) is urging political parties to reduce administrative burden on businesses, recommends changing the operating principle of business regulatory authorities by placing the consultative nature of their activities as priority.
The China Daily website about Latvia has been visited by more than 3.67 million people, Nozare.lv was informed by Latvian Tourism Development Agency representative Inta Briede.
Average hourly labor costs in Latvia increased by 4.8% in the second quarter of 2012, compared to the same period in 2011 – the third steepest increase in the European Union, according to the latest data from the EU's statistical office Eurostat.