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Wednesday, 19.02.2020, 01:38
The Public Procurement Monitoring Bureau has banned Pasazieru Vilciens rail passenger carrier from concluding a train supply contract with the Czech company Skoda Vagonka, according to information released by the Public Procurement Monitoring Bureau, informed LETA/BNS.
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During 2017, 9 % of EU enterprises recruited or tried to recruit ICT specialists and 5 % reported having hard-to-fill vacancies for jobs requiring relevant ICT skills. In other words, over half (53%) of all enterprises that recruited or tried to recruit ICT specialists had difficulties in filling these vacancies, informed Eurostat,
Stable economic growth has enabled Latvia's businesses and households to save more on their bank accounts. In the circumstances of rapidly increasing compensation of employees, both consumption and deposits with banks are growing. w
During the first two months of this year Riga International Coach Terminal saw the number of passengers grow 7.6% compared to the same period in 2017 to 250,208 people, the coach terminal said LETA/BNS.
Based on provisional data, in February 2019, the turnover (VAT excluded) of retail trade enterprises amounted to EUR 823.3 mln at current prices, and against January 2019, seasonally and calendar adjusted, grew by 1.1% at constant prices.
Statistics Lithuania informs that based on non-final data, the annual (March 2019, compared to March 2018) inflation provisional estimate calculated based on the HICP stands at 2.5%.
An 18-strong delegation from the Finnish city of Tampere is visiting Tartu to look at the organization of social and healthcare services in Estonia's second biggest city, reported LETA/BNS.