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Thursday, 12.12.2019, 14:23
According to Statistics Estonia, in January 2019, domestic and foreign tourists who stayed in accommodation establishments numbered 208,000, which is 1% more than in January 2018. Compared to January 2018, the number of domestic tourists increased and the number of foreign tourists decreased.
Keyword tags: Analytics, Estonia, Statistics, Tourism
The number of apartment transactions in Riga dropped by 3% last year, Arco Real Estate board member Maris Laukalejs said Thursday while presenting the latest Latvian real estate market review.
24% of Estonia's manufacturing and mining enterprises have digitized their production processes, the rate is highest among medium and large businesses, according to the findings of a recent survey carried out by pollster Rait Faktum & Ariko among 300 Estonian industrial companies informed LETA/BNS.
British-owned Lithuanian life insurance and pension funds company Aviva Lietuva posted 10.7 mln euros in net profits last year, up 1.9% from 10.5 mln euros in 2017, reported LETA/BNS.
n 2017, the employment rate of women aged 20 – 64 (66.5%) was 11.5 percentage points (pp) lower than that of men aged 20 - 64 (78.0%) in the European Union (EU). In other words, the gender employment gap in the EU stood at 11.5 pp, informed Eurostat.
A global recall of Subaru SUVs also concerns Estonia and altogether 1,847 vehicles will be recalled in the country, informed LETA/BNS.
The Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) has set a EUR 200,000 bail for the release of Aleksandrs Brandavs, a board member of Rigas Karte and suspended employee of Rigas Satiksme who was held on Wednesday on suspicions of bribery, LETA learned.