Date: 15.05.2018.

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In Q1, the volume of construction work carried out in Lithuania amounted to EUR 448.4 mln

In Q1, the volume of construction work carried out in Lithuania amounted to EUR 448.4 mln

15.05.2018

Statistics Lithuania informs that in I quarter 2018, the volume of construction work carried out in the country amounted to EUR 448.4 million at current prices, and against the previous period, seasonally and calendar adjusted, increased by 11.9% (unadjusted – decreased by 45.1%).

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Number of tourists hosted at Latvian hotels rose by 15.3% in Q1

Number of tourists hosted at Latvian hotels rose by 15.3% in Q1

15.05.2018

Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 454.2 thousand visitors stayed at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments in the 1st quarter of 2018, which is 14.3% more than in the 1st quarter of 2017. Compared to corresponding period of the previous year, the number of nights spent by visitors increased by 12.8%, reaching 885.2 thousand. The average length of stay comprised 1.9 nights.

The employment rate was 66.6% in Estonia in Q1

The employment rate was 66.6% in Estonia in Q1

15.05.2018

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2018, the unemployment rate was 6.8%, the employment rate 66.6% and the labour force participation rate 71.4%. Compared to the 1st quarter of 2017, economic activity of the population increased mainly due to an increase in unemployment but somewhat also due to an increase in employment.


Nord Stream 2 starts offshore preparatory works in Germany

Nord Stream 2 starts offshore preparatory works in Germany

15.05.2018

Nord Stream 2 AG today started the offshore preparatory works for the subsequent pipelaying in the Bay of Greifswald. Five dredgers are now working on the trench for the two pipeline strings, informed BC Nord Stream’s press service.

Latvian Railroad: rail freight has been growing in recent months

Latvian Railroad: rail freight has been growing in recent months

15.05.2018

The amount of freight carried by the Latvian state-owned railway company Latvijas Dzelzcels has increased slightly in the last two months, Edvins Berzins, President of Latvijas Dzelcels, said on the public Latvian Radio, cites LETA.


15.05.2018

Social movement seeks to bring back to Latvia at least 1,000 emigrants

A social movement Latvia Works was launched on Mau 15th to seek return of at least 1,000 Latvian nationals, who are currently working or studying abroad, the initiators of the movement announced LETA.

15.05.2018

Latvian ports see cargo turnover fall 12.1% in January-April

In the first four months of 2018, all Latvian ports together handled 21.556 million tons of cargo, down 12.1% from the same period in 2017, writes LETA, according to the information released by the Transport Ministry.

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