Date: 11.06.2018.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 18.10.2018, 02:01

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In April, foreign trade turnover in Latvia rose by 13%

In April, foreign trade turnover in Latvia rose by 13%

11.06.2018

Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in April 2018 the foreign trade turnover of Latvia amounted to EUR 2.13 billion, which at current prices was 13.0% more than in April 2017, of which the exports value of goods was 15.3% and imports value of goods was 11.0% higher. In April, Latvia exported goods in the amount of EUR 985.9 million but imported – in the amount of EUR 1.14 billion. Compared to April 2017, foreign trade balance has improved as exports in total foreign trade amount increased from 45.3% to 46.3%.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Baltic Export, Good for Business, Latvia, Markets and Companies



Estonia's registered unemployment flat at 4.6% in April

Estonia's registered unemployment flat at 4.6% in April

11.06.2018

The number of registered unemployed in Estonia stood at 29,779 at the end of May, marking an increase of 0.8% compared with the same time a year ago, and made up 4.6% of the total number of workforce from age 16 to retirement age, as much as in May 2017, informs LETA/BNS.

In April, the exports increased by 16% and imports by 13% in Estonia

In April, the exports increased by 16% and imports by 13% in Estonia

11.06.2018

According to Statistics Estonia, in April 2018, the exports of goods increased by 16% and imports by 13% compared to April 2017. The growth in trade in April of this year was broad-based, with increased exports and imports in both mineral products and mechanical appliances.


S&P affirms Estonia's rating at AA- with stable outlook

S&P affirms Estonia's rating at AA- with stable outlook

11.06.2018

The rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) on June 8th affirmed its AA-/A-1+ long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Estonia. The outlook is stable, cites LETA/BNS.

Cargo turnover in Riga port down 1.2% in 5 months

Cargo turnover in Riga port down 1.2% in 5 months

11.06.2018

The Riga Freeport reloaded 14.705 million tons of cargo in the first five months of 2018, which is by 1.2% less than in the respective period last year, the port reported LETA.


11.06.2018

Riga port sees ship passengers’ growth by 11.2% in January-May

The port of Riga received 301,976 ship passengers during the first five months of 2018, which was an 11.2% increase against the same period in 2017, writes LETA, according to information available on the port's official website.

11.06.2018

Latvian State Police to change its visual identity

The Latvian State Police on Monday will present its new visual identity that will replace the one that has been created 27 years ago, the State Police representative Simona Gravite reported LETA.

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