Date: 13.05.2017.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 28.05.2017, 17:41

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Estonia and Russia to sign agreement on cross-border cooperation

Estonia and Russia to sign agreement on cross-border cooperation

13.05.2017

Estonian Minister of Public Administration Mihhail Korb will next Thursday visit the city of Pskov in Russia, where an agreement on cross-border and interregional cooperation between Estonia and Russia will be signed.

Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Estonia, EU Regional Policy, EU – Baltic States, Russia



The carriage of passengers and goods in Estonia declined in 2016

The carriage of passengers and goods in Estonia declined in 2016

13.05.2017

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, the number of passengers served by Estonian transport enterprises decreased by 3% and the freight volume in tonnes decreased by 1% compared to the previous year. The number of passengers increased in sea and rail transport, but decreased in road and air transport. Carriage of goods increased in road transport, but decreased in rail transport.

The consumer price index in Estonia was affected the most by food

The consumer price index in Estonia was affected the most by food

13.05.2017

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in April 2017 was 0.3% compared to March 2017 and 3.2% compared to April of the previous year.


Statistics Estonia invites students to participate in the competition for the young statistician’s grant

Statistics Estonia invites students to participate in the competition for the young statistician’s grant

13.05.2017

Statistics Estonia announces the competition for the young statistician’s grant named after Albert Pullerits.

Latvian foreign trade turnover up by 14.3%

Latvian foreign trade turnover up by 14.3%

13.05.2017

rovisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in March 2017 Latvian foreign trade turnover amounted to EUR 2.15 bln, which was 14.3% higher than in March 2016 (at current prices), and the exports and imports values of goods were 13.2% and 15.2% higher, respectively. In March, Latvia exported goods in the amount of EUR 960.2 mln, and imported goods in the amount of EUR 1.19 bln. The foreign trade balance worsened slightly, as exports in the total foreign trade value declined to 44.7% (in March 2016 – 45.1%).


13.05.2017

The average level of consumer prices in Latvia increased by 3.4%

The latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that during the year* (in April 2017, compared to April 2016) the average level of consumer prices increased by 3.4 %. Prices of goods grew by 3.2% and prices of services by 4.0%.

13.05.2017

Latvia's small ports have quite high nautical tourism potential

Small ports in Latvia have rather high potential to attract local and foreign yachtsmen, who could travel along Latvia's coastline from port to port, Arturs Dombrovskis, a representative of the Riga Planning Region and an expert of SmartPort project, said at the sailing season opening event in the Auda yacht club in Riga citing LETA.

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