Date: 29.05.2019.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 29.11.2020, 19:09

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Estonia: Wages are growing faster in the public sector than in the private sector

Estonia: Wages are growing faster in the public sector than in the private sector

29.05.2019

Statistics Estonia finds that the average gross wage in the first quarter of this year was 1341 euros a month, which is up 7.9% on a year earlier. The average wage has been rising faster in the public sector than in the private sector since 2017 and this is raising expectations for those working in the private sector. However, wage growth will probably to slow in future for companies to be able to adapt to weaker demand without reducing their staff.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Banks, Direct Speech, Estonia, Financial Services, Wages



Harmony will support Turlais for Riga mayor

Harmony will support Turlais for Riga mayor

29.05.2019

Harmony will support Dainis Turlais' candidacy for Riga mayor, nominated by Honor to Serve Riga, as Harmony's Chairman Nils Usakovs confirmed to LETA today.

New Klaipeda-Kiev container train service to be launched

New Klaipeda-Kiev container train service to be launched

29.05.2019

LG Cargo, the freight transportation subsidiary of the state railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways), is set to launch a new container train service between Klaipeda and Kiev in June.


Calls for Emergency Halt to Baltic Fishing

Calls for Emergency Halt to Baltic Fishing

29.05.2019

Responding to scientific advice that a number of important Baltic fish populations are in a state of crisis and cannot be fished sustainably, four non-governmental organisations have demanded a halt to fishing for western Baltic herring and eastern Baltic cod for 2020 - and to end overfishing, as is required by EU law. Coalition Clean Baltic, Oceana, Our Fish and WWF today called on the European Commission - which is responsible for proposing fishing limits - and on fisheries ministers - who make the final decisions, to not exceed the scientific advice provided by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) when setting all fishing limits in the Baltic Sea.

Economic Survey and Environmental Performance Review of Latvia

Economic Survey and Environmental Performance Review of Latvia

29.05.2019

Dear Ministers Nemiro and Pūce, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my pleasure to be back in Riga to present to you the 2019 Economic Survey and the first OECD Environment Performance Review (EPR) of Latvia. Together, these two reports chart a path towards a more dynamic, inclusive and environmentally sustainable future in Latvia. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Latvian government for their co-operation in bringing both reports to fruition.


29.05.2019

Estonia: Nortal raises EUR 50 mln in bond issue

Tallinn-based international software and business consulting company Nortal has concluded a 50-million-euro bond issue to bolster its expansion efforts and refinance an existing bond, Nortal announced on Wednesday.

29.05.2019

Saeima approves Levits as new Latvian president

Saeima today voted in European Court of Justice Judge Egils Levits as the new president of Latvia, infomed LETA.

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