Date: 05.10.2017.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 18.12.2017, 18:41

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Share of Latvian households spending on pets accounts for 37%

Share of Latvian households spending on pets accounts for 37%

05.10.2017

Data of the Household Budget Survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that over the last decade, household expenditure on pets, related products and veterinary services, which is among the costs growing the most sharply, increased 3.6 times. In 2016, this expenditure reached 46 euros per household member annually (in 2006 – 13 euros). Just like ten years ago, this kind of expenditure was registered in 37% of households.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Budget, Financial Services, Latvia, Markets and Companies, Society



Vakaru Baltijos Laivu Statykla building blocks for world's biggest ferry

Vakaru Baltijos Laivu Statykla building blocks for world's biggest ferry

05.10.2017

Vakaru Baltijos Laivu Statykla (Western Baltija Shipbuilding), a Lithuanian group indirectly controlled by Estonia's BLRT Grupp, will build hull parts of the world's biggest hybrid ferry, informs LETA/BNS.

Baltic International Bank: set to reinforce its customer service staff

Baltic International Bank: set to reinforce its customer service staff

05.10.2017

We are proud to announce that two seasoned professionals possessing vast experience gained in Latvian and international financial markets have joined our executive team this week. While working for Latvia-based SEB bank, Viktors Bolbats was in charge of services provided to sizeable corporates. The other outstanding expert Guntars Reidzāns headed Private Banking at Swedbank.


330 kg of cement consumed per resident in Estonia in 2016

330 kg of cement consumed per resident in Estonia in 2016

05.10.2017

Altogether 330 kilograms of cement was consumed per resident in Estonia in 2016, which marks a new record post-2009 but is still less than the amount consumed in 2007, the Estonian producer of dry mixes Sakret OU said on Thursday, cites LETA.

Taxify launches in Paris

Taxify launches in Paris

05.10.2017

Taxify, a taxi hailing app of Estonian origin, on Thursday launched in the French capital Paris, reports LETA/BNS.


05.10.2017

Luminor, Food Union, Lauma listed as top acquisition deals in Baltics

Merger of the Nordea and DNB banks in the Baltic states, resulting in the new Luminor bank, has been recognized the top deal of the year 2017 on the merger and acquisitions market of the Baltic states, informs LETA/BNS.

05.10.2017

Latvian DefMin: educated technology users make first cyber defense line

When it comes to cybersecurity, well-educated technology users make the first defense line, Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis (Greens/Farmers) said in his opening address at the international cybersecurity conference Cyberchess 2017 today., informs LETA.

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