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Sunday, 19.01.2020, 16:48
A new hemp stalk processing facility was inaugurated in the Kedainiai Free Economic Area in central Lithuania on Friday, informed LETA/BNS.
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The volume of online shopping that Estonian residents did in the first quarter of 2019 was up one fifth on the first three months of the previous year. Considering the experiences of other European countries and the fact that Estonian population boasts one of Europe’s largest percentages of internet users, the volume of online shopping has room to keep growing.
In 2018, the employment rate of people aged 20 to 64 in the European Union (EU) stood at 73.2%, up compared with 2017 (72.2%). The Europe 2020 strategy target is to reach a total employment rate for people aged 20 to 64 of at least 75% in the EU by 2020. This objective has been translated into different national targets in order to reflect the situation and possibilities of each Member State to contribute to the common goal, informed Eurostat.
The Riga international airport today received an Aeroflot plane in an advanced safety regime, the airport’s representative Laura Karnite told.
About 1.3 mln people were studying Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the European Union (EU) in 2016. Girls and women were largely in a minority, accounting for only 17% of all ICT students.
Honey Coin has been voted Latvia's Coin of the Year 2018 in the traditional public vote, said Bank of Latvia spokesman Janis Silakalns.
The latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2018 foreign travellers crossed the border of Latvia 7.8 mln times, which is 0.6% more than the year before. Last year foreign travellers spent EUR 751.9 mln in Latvia, which is EUR 3.7 mln or 0.5% more than a year ago.