Date: 19.05.2017.

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Electricity, natural gas prices for households in Latvia higher than in Estonia and Lithuania in H2 2016

Electricity, natural gas prices for households in Latvia higher than in Estonia and Lithuania in H2 2016

19.05.2017

Electricity prices for Latvian households were the 15th highest in the European Union in July-December 2016, while gas prices were the seventh lowest; however, electricity and gas prices in Latvia were both higher than in Lithuania and Estonia, according to Eurostat.

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Section of Ogre-Tinuzi road closed to traffic

Section of Ogre-Tinuzi road closed to traffic

19.05.2017

A section of Ogre-Tinuzi road partly collapsed today as Celu Parvalde, a road maintenance company reconstructing the road, hit a layer of peat, which is why the road will be temporarily closed to traffic, Ogre Region Council informed LETA.

The work ability reform has brought additional people into the Estonia`s  labour market

The work ability reform has brought additional people into the Estonia`s labour market

19.05.2017

he share of people of working age who were in employment reached 66.3% in the first quarter. In seasonally adjusted terms it stood at 67.3%, which is the highest figure in recent decades. The unemployment rate was one percentage point lower than a year earlier. Companies had to hire additional labour to accommodate rebounding demand, but labour productivity increased too. Growth in labour productivity will need investment in human capital by companies and a government policy that facilitates the movement of employees towards jobs with higher productivity.


Estonia's activity in foreign markets increased in March 2017

Estonia's activity in foreign markets increased in March 2017

19.05.2017

he flash estimate1 put the Estonian current account at 37 mln euros in deficit in March 2017. All the components of the current account were up on the previous March, especially exports and imports of goods and services.

The volume of construction work  remained unchanged at constant prices in Lithuania

The volume of construction work remained unchanged at constant prices in Lithuania

19.05.2017

Statistics Lithuania informs that in I quarter 2017, the volume of construction work carried out in the country amounted to EUR 361 mln at current prices, and against the previous period, seasonally and calendar adjusted, remained unchanged at constant prices (unadjusted – decreased by 50%).


19.05.2017

The volume of aquaculture production sold in Estonia increased last year

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, aquaculture enterprises sold 868 tonnes of commercial fish and crayfish, with a total value of 3.7 million euros. The volume of aquaculture production sold in 2016 was among the highest in 20 years.

19.05.2017

The average monthly gross income continued in Estonia

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, the average monthly gross income per employee was 1,073 euros. The growth of gross income continued at the same rate as in previous years (6%), however, the number of people receiving income started to decrease for the first time since the years of the economic crisis.

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