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Friday, 13.12.2019, 16:31
New housing loans were added at a slightly slower rate in the past few months, but in October the take-up of housing loans picked up again. The average interest rate for housing loans remained at 2.5% in October, which is the same rate as in September. The value of deposits again grew faster than that of loans.
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French sports and leisure goods chain Dechatlon is opening its first Baltic store in Vilnius on Saturday and is already thinking about expanding to major cities in Lithuania and later opening stores in Riga and Tallinn, reported LETA/BNS.
Rectors of the four universities that make up the U4 Network decided to accept the University of Tartu as the network's fifth full member, informed LETA/BNS.
Estonian transmission system operator Elering paid out altogether 8.4 mln euros in renewable energy subsidy in October, informed LETA/BNS.
20 Latvia-based startups have been selected that will meet with international investors during the matchmaking breakfast at one of the world's leading startup events, happening in Helsinki, on December 5 - Slush 2018. As one of the biggest startup event in the region, this year Slush is bringing together more than 1800 investors, including VCs, angel investors, CVCs, and LPs from all around the world. The matchmaking breakfast with investors is organized by Magnetic Latvia Startup in partnership with TechChill Foundation, BC informed TechChill representative.
Lithuania needs to invest into new power production capacity. Otherwise, the power energy system will not be adequate and production will not match consumer needs, a representative of Epso-G, Lithuania's state-run electricity and gas transmission group, says LETA/BNS.
Companies engaging in the handling of liquid fuel and bitumen are planning to set up a plant for the treatment of liquid waste in the territory of Roodevalja village in West-Viru County, North Estonia, according the regional newspaper Virumaa Teataja said LETA/BNS,