Date: 03.01.2018.

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In November, industrial production output grew by 3.6% in Latvia

In November, industrial production output grew by 3.6% in Latvia

03.01.2018

Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to November 2016, in November 2017 industrial production output (1) increased by 3.6% (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices). Production output rise was recorded in manufacturing (of 9.1%), mining and quarrying (24.3%), but drop was recorded in electricity and gas supply (11.8%) as production of electricity in CHP plants and gas supply to consumers reduced.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Energy, Good for Business, Industry, Latvia, Markets and Companies



Prices of diesel fuel, beer, cigarettes to grow in Latvia

Prices of diesel fuel, beer, cigarettes to grow in Latvia

03.01.2018

Amendments to the Law on Excise Tax came into force on January 1, 2018, according to which excise tax will be raised on several products - excise tax on diesel fuel increased on January 1, excise tax on beer will increase on March 1, and excise tax on cigarettes will increase on July 1, reports LETA.

Estonian households' spending on clothing and footwear highest in EU

Estonian households' spending on clothing and footwear highest in EU

03.01.2018

In 2016, households in Estonia spent 6.8% of their total consumption expenditure on clothing and footwear, which represents the highest such ratio in the European Union., cites LETA/BNS.


Crent, Storent construction equipment rentals merge in Latvia

Crent, Storent construction equipment rentals merge in Latvia

03.01.2018

Latvian company Storent Investments, the owner of Crent and Storent construction equipment rentals, has completed reorganization of the two companies resulting in liquidation of Crent, writes LETA, according to the information from the Latvian business register.

Almost 22,000 new businesses established in Estonia in 2017

Almost 22,000 new businesses established in Estonia in 2017

03.01.2018

Altogether 21,947 new businesses and self-employed persons were established in Estonia in 2017, 7.2% more than during 2016, it appears from data available from the Center of Registers and Information Systems, cites LETA/BNS.


03.01.2018

Lithuania's Seimas speaker sees no chances for major changes in ties with Russia

Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis says he sees no potential for major changes in the relations with Russia until Moscow revises its position, informs LETA/BNS.

03.01.2018

Family physicians in Latvia have lot of problems due to e-health system errors

Family physicians in Latvia were having a lot of problems yesterday due to failures in the electronic health system, Latvian Family Physicians Association's President Sarmite Veide told LETA.

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