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Monday, 20.01.2020, 01:01
Starting Tuesday, Jan. 24, all Tallink and Silja Line branded vessels calling in Stockholm will use the new and modern Vartahamnen harbor, which means that also the ships of the Riga-Stockholm route will relocate there from Frihamnen harbor, Tallink said LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Transport
The European Social Fund (ESF) is the EU's oldest fund, created by the Treaty of Rome in 1957, and its main tool for investing in human capital, by promoting employment and social inclusion. Helping people to get a job (or a better job), integrating disadvantaged people into society and ensuring fairer life opportunities for all, are the priorities under the Fund.
he loan and lease portfolio of Estonian companies and households grew quickly in 2016 and increased by 7%. The deposits of companies and households in banks grew by a rapid 9%. The profitability of the banking sector declined as service fee income was down and provisions were increased.
The government today supported the appointment of the University of Latvia Vice Rector Janis Ikstens as acting rector at the Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL).
The Latvian crab trawler Senator has been arrested for fishing snow crab in Norwegian waters off the Svalbard (Spitzbergen) archipelago, Didzis Smits, a representative of the European Crabbing Association, told LETA.
According to Statistics Estonia, in December 2016, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.0% compared to November 2016 and by 2.5% compared to December 2015.
The housing market continues to heat up, with a 12.3 per cent increase in transactions from 2015. With low interest rates still prevailing, a large share of flats is being acquired for investment purposes, which raises property prices. The Bank of Lithuania closely monitors the situation and is ready to respond if necessary told the central banks representatives.