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Friday, 13.12.2019, 16:33
The number of registered unemployed in Estonia was 29,759 at the end of October 2018, making up 4.6% of the total number of workforce from age 16 to retirement age, informs LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Employment, Estonia, Labour-market, Markets and Companies
In October 2018, apartment prices in Soviet-era standard design houses in Riga's residential neighborhoods remained unchanged from September, according to the housing market price indicator drawn up by the Latvian Real Estate Association (LANIDA), cities LETA.
Alcohol producer, distributor and retailer Amber Beverage Group has acquired a 90% stake in Russian vodka distillery Permalko, which is one of the oldest alcohol producers in Russia, informs LETA referring to the group’s representatives.
Gulbene region-based solid wood furniture producer Avoti SWF was the largest furniture maker in Latvia last year, according to the Latvian Business Annual Report 2018 collated by Firmas.lv and LETA.
Latvian Trade Union of Health and Social Care Employees' head Valdis Keris has sent a letter to top state officials to demand that 90 mln euros be allotted to increase healthcare workers' salaries, noting that otherwise state healthcare system will "collapse", cities LETA.
16.4 mln euros are necessary for construction of the multimodal public transport hub in Tornakalns suburb in Riga, informs LETA.
The government of the Netherlands and the Dutch Judicial Information Service have decided to use the blockchain cyber security solution developed by the Estonian company Guardtime to ensure transparency, auditability and security of the information processed in government systems, informs LETA/BNS.