Date: 05.02.2019.

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Volume of retail trade down by 1.6% in euro area

Volume of retail trade down by 1.6% in euro area

05.02.2019

In December 2018 compared with November 2018, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade decreased by 1.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.4% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In November, the retail trade volume increased by 0.8% in the euro area and by 1.0% in the EU28.

Keyword tags: Analytics, EU – Baltic States, Retail, Statistics



Ferry link between Estonia's Montu, Latvia's Ventspils ports not to be opened this year

Ferry link between Estonia's Montu, Latvia's Ventspils ports not to be opened this year

05.02.2019

The plan of the rural municipality government of the large Estonian island Saaremaa to open a ferry connection between the ports of Montu and the Latvian city Ventspils this summer is to be postponed due to a delay in preparatory work, according the regional Saarte Haal reports writes LETA/BNS.

Eurostat: Latvia had the lowest number of healthy life years for women and men in EU

Eurostat: Latvia had the lowest number of healthy life years for women and men in EU

05.02.2019

In 2016, the number of years a person is expected to continue to live in a healthy condition at birth in the European Union (EU) was estimated to be 64.2 years for women and 63.5 years for men. This represented approximately 77% and 81% of the total life expectancy for women and men respectively, informed Eurostat.


In 2018, industrial production output grew by 2 %

In 2018, industrial production output grew by 2 %

05.02.2019

Data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to 2017, in 2018 industrial production output increased by 2% (according to calendar adjusted data at constant prices). In mining and quarrying industrial production output rose by 4.3%, in manufacturing by 3.4%, while in electricity and gas supply there was a decrease of 1.9%.

Finland's Supermetrics to set up office, create up to 100 jobs in Vilnius

Finland's Supermetrics to set up office, create up to 100 jobs in Vilnius

05.02.2019

Finland's marketing technology company Supermetrics is setting up an office in Vilnius, with plans to hire between 50 and 100 people in the Lithuanian capital within the next three years, informed Invest Lithuania.


05.02.2019

Ieva Jaunzeme confirmed as new head of State Revenue Service

Ieva Jaunzeme was today appointed by the Cabinet of Ministers as the new head of the State Revenue Service. She has been appointed to a five-year term, informed LETA/BNS.

05.02.2019

Share of domestic and EU deposits at Latvian banks rose to 91% in 2018

In 2018, deposits made by residents of Latvia and other European Union member states made up 91% of all deposits held by Latvian banks, LETA was told at the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) whose representatives cited fourth-quarter data on the Latvian banking sector’s transformation process, reported LETA/BNS.

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