Date: 07.09.2018.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 21.11.2018, 22:35

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The number of job vacancies increased in Estonia in the 2Q

The number of job vacancies increased in Estonia in the 2Q

07.09.2018

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2018, there were approximately 11,400 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia. Compared to the 1st quarter of 2018, the number of job vacancies increased by 8%. However, compared to the 2nd quarter of 2017, the number of job vacancies decreased by 5%. The number of job vacancies has exceeded 10,000 since the 1st quarter of 2017.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Estonia, Labour-market, Statistics



Consumer price index continued to rise in Estonia

Consumer price index continued to rise in Estonia

07.09.2018

According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in August 2018 was 0.5% compared to July 2018 and 3.6% compared to August of the previous year.

Lithuania's exports rise 8% in Jan-Jul y-o-y

Lithuania's exports rise 8% in Jan-Jul y-o-y

07.09.2018

Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on non-final data obtained from customs declarations, Intrastat reporting and VAT returns data, exports in July 2018 amounted to EUR 2.40 bn, imports – EUR 2.52 bn. Exports of goods of Lithuanian origin amounted to EUR 1.47 bn. The foreign trade deficit of Lithuania amounted to EUR 0.12 bn.


Uber to run Baltic business from Warsaw, Kiev

Uber to run Baltic business from Warsaw, Kiev

07.09.2018

The ride-hailing platform Uber is not looking for a replacement for Enn Metsar, who is leaving as chief of the operations of Uber in the Baltic countries to join the team of the Estonian technology company Veriff, as the Uber operation here will be managed from Warsaw and Kiev in the future, informed LETA/BNS.

Lithuania's electricity price hits 3-year high - Energijos Tiekimas

Lithuania's electricity price hits 3-year high - Energijos Tiekimas

07.09.2018

Lithuania's average electricity market price continued its upward climb for the fourth month in a row in August to reach its highest level for nearly three years, due in part to repairs on the NordBalt power link with Sweden, Energijos Tiekimas said LETA/BNS.


07.09.2018

Manufacturer of ID-cards Gemalto: We still want compromise with state of Estonia

The manufacturer of ID-cards Gemalto AG, which is in dispute with the state of Estonia concerning compensation for an ID-card security flaw, said that while the state has decided to sue the company and end compromise negotiations, Gemalto still wants a compromise with the state, informed LETA/BNS.

07.09.2018

S&P changes outlook on Eesti Energia rating to negative

The rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) has affirmed the credit rating of Eesti Energia at BBB but lowered its outlook to negative citing the plan of the state-owned Estonian energy group to buy the renewable energy company Nelja Energia, reported LETA/BNS.

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