Date: 15.02.2017.

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Estonia climbs to place 6 in Heritage and WSJ economic freedom index

Estonia climbs to place 6 in Heritage and WSJ economic freedom index

15.02.2017

Estonia climbed from ninth to sixth place on the Heritage Foundation and Wall Street Journal (WSJ) 2017 index of economic freedom published on Wednesday writes LETA/BNS.

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Hyperloop One taking interest in Estonia

Hyperloop One taking interest in Estonia

15.02.2017

Hyperloop One views the Baltic region as an excellent market and believes that it would be easy to link up Estonia to the Hyperloop transportation link being built in Finland, Alan James, vice president of Hyperloop One, said LETA/BNS.

Electricity price drops 27% in Lithuania in Jan y/y

Electricity price drops 27% in Lithuania in Jan y/y

15.02.2017

The average price of electricity in Nord Pool Spot's Lithuanian bidding area declined by 27% over the past year to 36.9 euros per megawatt-hour in January. M-o-m, the price climbed 6%, Litgrid said on Wednesday.


Visitor number at tourist accommodation establishments in Latvia up by 1 million

Visitor number at tourist accommodation establishments in Latvia up by 1 million

15.02.2017

In 2016, 2.3 mln visitors were hosted at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments, which was 7.7% more than the year before. According to the latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), the respective indicator has increased by 75 % from the 1.3 million hosted in 2010. As compared to 2015, the number of nights spent by visitors has increased by 7.5%. The average duration of a visitor's stay at an accommodation establishment was 1.9 nights.

Finance Ministry expects Latvian economy to grow 3.2% this year

Finance Ministry expects Latvian economy to grow 3.2% this year

15.02.2017

Latvia’s economic growth will accelerate to 3.2% this year and 3.4% in 2018, according to the Finance Ministry’s forecast writes LETA.


15.02.2017

Latvia to test Mumbai-Riga container train route this year

There is a plan to test a container train route from the Indian city of Mumbai to Riga this year, Verners Lusis, CEO of LDz Logistika, said at a meeting of the Latvian Council of Ports, Transit and Logistics today.

15.02.2017

Coop may close 6 stores in South Estonia due to border trade

The retail chain Coop Eesti may decide in March to close up to six stores in South Estonia that are suffering from the impact of cross-border trade, the news portal of public broadcaster ERR said.

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