Date: 14.11.2017.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 21.11.2017, 13:45

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Number of visitors at Latvian hotels rose by 12.6% in Q3

Number of visitors at Latvian hotels rose by 12.6% in Q3

14.11.2017

Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 964.1 thsd visitors stayed at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments in the 3rd quarter of 2017, which is 11.8% more than during the respective period of 2016. Compared to the previous year, the number of nights spent by visitors increased by 14.4%, reaching 1.86 million. The average length of stay comprised 1.9 nights.

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Estonia's employment rate in Q3 highest in last 20 years

Estonia's employment rate in Q3 highest in last 20 years

14.11.2017

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2017, the employment rate was 68.3%, the unemployment rate 5.2% and the labour force participation rate 72%. Compared to the 3rd quarter of 2016, the unemployment rate fell and the employment rate reached its highest level for 20 years.

Micro enterprises with annual turnover below EUR 40,000 to pay 15% tax in Latvia

Micro enterprises with annual turnover below EUR 40,000 to pay 15% tax in Latvia

14.11.2017

The Latvian government today adopted amendments to the regulations about taxation of micro enterprises under which micro enterprises with annual turnover below EUR 40,000 will be paying a 15% tax in 2018, informs LETA.


Germany's Schueco setting up engineering service centre in Vilnius

Germany's Schueco setting up engineering service centre in Vilnius

14.11.2017

Germany's window, door and facade systems manufacturer Schueco is setting up an engineering service centre in Vilnius to service its customers in Northern European countries, informs LETA/BNS.

BTA again insures Freedom Monument in Riga for EUR 1.5 mln

BTA again insures Freedom Monument in Riga for EUR 1.5 mln

14.11.2017

BTA Baltic Insurance Company (BTA) has again insured the Freedom Monument in Riga for EUR 1.5 million, the company informed LETA.


14.11.2017

Estonia, Iceland have the most internet freedom

Internet freedom is highest globally in Estonia and Iceland, according to the newest edition of a report from Freedom House titled "Freedom on the Net.", cites LETA/BNS.

14.11.2017

Audit Office in Estonia identifies no shortcomings in EVR Cargo railcar transaction

The Estonian National Audit Office has found no shortcomings in the Russian railway car transaction of state-owned rail cargo operator AS EVR Cargo, cites LETA/BNS.

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