Date: 06.06.2018.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 19.10.2018, 16:39

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In 2017, Latvian residents spent EUR 931 mln on trips

06.06.2018

According to the latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), in 2017, as compared to 2016, the number of same-day trips of Latvian residents grew by 5.8% and their expenditure – by 11.1%. As compared to the previous year, the number of overnight trips reduced by 2.6% and the number of nights spent – by 5.0%; expenditure, in turn, rose by 21.0%. In total Latvian residents spent EUR 930.9 million on all trips last year, which is EUR 141.4 million or 17,9% more than a year ago.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Financial Services, Latvia, Society, Tourism



Lithuanian Railways' deal with Skinest Baltija fails to clear national security hurdle

Lithuanian Railways' deal with Skinest Baltija fails to clear national security hurdle

06.06.2018

Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai's (Lithuanian Railways) planned contract, worth over 3 million euros, with Skinest Baltija, a company of Estonia's railway services and investment group, on the purchase of railway sleepers is not in line with national security interests, the Transport Ministry said, based on an opinion from the Commission for Coordination of Protection of Objects of Importance to Ensuring National Security, writes LETA/BNS.

In April, 3% fewer tourists stayed in Estonian hotels

In April, 3% fewer tourists stayed in Estonian hotels

06.06.2018

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2018, domestic and foreign tourists staying in accommodation establishments numbered 251,000, which is 3% less than in April 2017. The number of foreign tourists decreased, while the number of domestic tourists stayed at the level of the previous year.


Latvia, Belarus exchange additional permits for truckers

Latvia, Belarus exchange additional permits for truckers

06.06.2018

Considering the growing trade volumes between Latvia and Belarus, both countries will exchange additional permits for truckers, the joint Latvia-Belarus commission decided, cites LETA.

Latvia ranks 31st in 2018 Global Peace Index

Latvia ranks 31st in 2018 Global Peace Index

06.06.2018

Latvia ranks 31st in the 2018 Global Peace Index, climbing one position from last year, and still slightly higher than its Baltic neighbors, according to the Global Peace Index released annually by a global think tank, the Institute for Economics and Peace, cites LETA.


06.06.2018

Cargo turnover in Baltic ports down 4.6% in January-April

In the first four months of 2018, all Baltic ports together received and shipped 50.136 million tons of cargo, which was 4.6% or 2.416 million tons less than in the respective period last year, writes LETA/BNS, according to the data released by the Lithuanian Statistical Bureau.

06.06.2018

Lithuanian EcoMin: Baltic businesses could use Chinese e-trade platforms

Businessmen from the Baltic states could use Chinese e-trade platforms to enter the Asian country's market, Lithuanian Economy Minister Virginijus Sinkevicius says, cites LETA/BNS.

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