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Saturday, 14.12.2019, 18:55
While the overall inflation rate can be considered as moderate in the EU since the start of the millennium, significant price variations are noticeable at a detailed level, informs Eurostat.
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In July 2018, compared with June 2018, industrial producer prices rose by 0.4% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.3% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In June 2018, prices increased by 0.4% in the euro area and by 0.5% in EU28.
In the first half of 2018 volume of freights carried rose; the amount of passengers was larger in ports and airport in Latvia04.09.2018
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that, compared to the 1st half of 2017, during the 1st half of 2018 the volume of freights carried by land and pipelines increased by 3 mln tonnes or 5.3%, but freight turnover* reduced by 1.4%.
The listed Estonian shipper Tallink Grupp carried 993,000 passengers in August, which marks an increase of 1.3% on year, informs LETA/BNS.
Altogether 213,000 tourists from Estonia visited Russia in the first half of 2018, making Estonia the tenth most important country for tourism in Russia, informs LETA/BNS referring to the Russian tourism agency TurStat.
Latvia’s Aldaris brewery this year plans to achieve a 23% turnover growth, informs LETA referring to the company’s board member Sigita Ozola.
By not fulfilling its coordinating obligation with regard to the Aidu wind farm, a large wind generating area in northeastern Estonia whose construction has been halted by a court, the Luganuse municipalty has created a situation where it is no longer possible to move forward with the development in a lawful manner and jeopardized the functionality of equipment vital for national defense, informs LETA/BNS referring to the Defense Minister Juri Luik.