Date: 15.09.2017.

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In Q2, hourly labour costs in Latvia grew by 10.6%

In Q2, hourly labour costs in Latvia grew by 10.6%

15.09.2017

Seasonally non-adjusted data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to the 2nd quarter of the previous year, in the 2nd quarter of 2017 hourly labour costs rose by 77 cents or 10.6%, reaching 8.07 euros. Seasonally adjusted data show that labour costs increased by 8.2%.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Financial Services, Latvia, Markets and Companies, Wages



Corruption Prevention Bureau uncovers possible corruption in Riga Eastern Hospital

Corruption Prevention Bureau uncovers possible corruption in Riga Eastern Hospital

15.09.2017

The Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) has opened a criminal probe into a suspected corruption crime in Riga Eastern Clinical University Hospital (Riga Eastern Hospital), information obtained by LETA suggests.

Study: Corruption risk of Estonian municipalities above EU average

Study: Corruption risk of Estonian municipalities above EU average

15.09.2017

According to data from a recent Europe-wide study, the corruption risk of Estonian municipalities exceeds the European average and highest corruption risk in Estonia was recorded in the municipalities of Tallinn and Vaivara, informs LETA/BNS.


Nights spent by guests at Latvia's hotels up 11.9% in January-July

Nights spent by guests at Latvia's hotels up 11.9% in January-July

15.09.2017

The number of nights spent by guests at Latvia’s hotels and other tourist facilities in the first seven months of 2017 grew by 11.9% against the same period last year, reports LETA, according to the data released by the Central Statistics Bureau (CSB).

Estonian PM discusses fair taxation of digital economy with EU commissioner

Estonian PM discusses fair taxation of digital economy with EU commissioner

15.09.2017

Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas and European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici on Friday discussed the taxation of the digital economy, reports LETA/BNS.


15.09.2017

OECD ups Latvia’s GDP growth forecast for 2017 to 4.3%

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has raised Latvia’s GDP growth forecast for 2017 to 4.3%, informs LETA, according to the first survey of the Latvian economy released by the OECD since Latvia’s accession to the organization.

15.09.2017

Estonia not to impose sweetened beverage tax in 2018

The Estonian government, which at a Cabinet sitting on Thursday evening agreed about the state budget for 2018, has decided that no sweetened beverage tax will be introduced in 2018, informs LETA/BNS.

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