Date: 17.10.2018.

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Why inflation rate of close to 3% is healthy for Latvia at this stage

Why inflation rate of close to 3% is healthy for Latvia at this stage

17.10.2018

In September, annual inflation exceeded 3% for the first time in 13 months. For the second consecutive year, the consumer price rise in Latvia was slightly faster than in the euro area on average. This article will look at the underlying factors of the above and why an inflation rate close to 3% is a sign of a healthy economy at this stage.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Banks, Direct Speech, Economics, Financial Services, Inflation, Latvia



A new EU budget: Erasmus program increases twice

A new EU budget: Erasmus program increases twice

17.10.2018

According to a new EU budget for 2021-2027, students’ international exchange will be doubled and participants quantity will be arisen from 4 mln till 12 mln people. As commisioner Gunter Ottinger told, every 10th student in Europe could get international expierence at next decade.

Cadet school to open in Klaipeda next year

Cadet school to open in Klaipeda next year

17.10.2018

A cadet school will open in the Lithuanian port city of Klaipeda next September, informed LETA/BNS.


An exhibition “100 buildings – one hundred years” opens at the Museum of Estonian Architecture on October 19

An exhibition “100 buildings – one hundred years” opens at the Museum of Estonian Architecture on October 19

17.10.2018

On October 19, an overview exhibition “100 buildings – one hundred years. Estonian history in buildings 1918-2017” will be opened. This exhibition shows remarkable buildings and facilities in Estonia that have been built over the past one hundred years.

Latvia ranks 42nd, Lithuania -- 40th and Estonia -- 32nd in World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index

Latvia ranks 42nd, Lithuania -- 40th and Estonia -- 32nd in World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index

17.10.2018

Latvia ranks 42nd in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index, still lagging behind Lithuania and Estonia, according to the latest WEF Global Competitiveness Report.


17.10.2018

PM: Estonia's share of Rail Baltic funding must not increase

Prime Minister Juri Ratas said that Estonia must strongly consider whether to move forward with the Rail Baltic railway project should the country's share in the project's funding increase proportionally compared to the current rate, reports LETA/BNS.

17.10.2018

Apranga CEO notes trend toward fewer, but larger clothes stores

Major clothing retailers tend to reduce their total store numbers, replacing smaller stores with larger ones located mostly in well-known shopping centers, the chief executive officer of the Baltics' biggest clothing retail group Apranga said on Wednesday citing LETA/BNS.

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