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Wednesday, 19.02.2020, 01:40
Data of Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2017 there were 17.0 thou. job vacancies in Latvia, which is 2.6 thou. vacancies or 17.9% more than in 2016. In public sector there were 6.1 thou. job vacancies van in private sector 10.9 thou. vacancies. Over the year, the number of job vacancies in private sector grew by 2.0 thou. or 21.8% and in public sector by 0.6 thou. or 11.6%.
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The Estonian financial service automator and fintech company Fitek Group has acquired 50% of the Serbian business New Image, provider of e-invoicing and digital printing solutions in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, reports LETA/BNS.
World Happiness Report-2018 has shown that among ten “happiest countries” in the world there are five Scandinavian states: Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Sweden. The Report acknowledges a clear advantage of a Nordic model’s development for other European states to emulate.
A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that visited Estonia for Article IV consultations said that it considers Estonia's economic performance to have been strong, supported by robust institutions and determined market-oriented reforms, whereas its recommendation for the country is to put off some of the expenditures planned for the coming years and give preference to investments boosting productivity, informs LETA/BNS.
International housing management group Civinity has acquired Vestabalt Serviss company that has been restructured, and in the merger process has changed its name to VBS Serviss, informs LETA.
After preparing a legal base and a rather advanced infrastructure, Lithuania is inviting world manufacturers of self-driving vehicles to try the new-generation cars in the country. Although there has been no interest so far, Lithuania is keeping up hope of seeing driverless vehicles on the country's roads in the coming year, informs BNS/LETA.
The number of nights spent by guests at Latvia’s hotels and other tourist facilities in the first month of 2018 grew by 10.8% against the same period last year to 294,900, writes LETA, according to the data released by the Central Statistics Bureau (CSB).