Date: 06.11.2019.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 13.12.2019, 16:32

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Latvia still has EU's largest murder rate per 100,000 residents

Latvia still has EU's largest murder rate per 100,000 residents

06.11.2019

In 2017, the number of intentional murders in Latvia reached 5.6 per 100,000 residents, which is the highest figure within the EU, and by one murder per 100,000 more than in 2016, according to information from Eurostat.

Keyword tags: Analytics, EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Security, Society, Statistics



Vladimir Egger to head Vitol Group's companies in Latvia

Vladimir Egger to head Vitol Group's companies in Latvia

06.11.2019

Energy professional Vladimir Egger has been appointed to head Vitol Group's companies in Latvia, the energy group's representatives informed LETA.

US think tank recommends Baltic states introducing two-year conscription

US think tank recommends Baltic states introducing two-year conscription

06.11.2019

The Baltic states should introduce two-year conscription in order to increase their defense potential, an article published by the Jamestown Foundation cited LETA/BNS.


Latvia is the leader in car theft in the Baltics

Latvia is the leader in car theft in the Baltics

06.11.2019

Police in the EU recorded on average 697 000 car thefts yearly over the period 2015 to 2017, a 29% reduction compared to the period 2008 to 2010 (yearly average 983 000). Between 2008 and 2017, there were downward trends in most EU Member States, informed Eurostat.

Municipality as the main territorial unit for organizing business

Municipality as the main territorial unit for organizing business

06.11.2019

Report of 3rd International Economic Forum. Our conference reminds me of a fisherman gathering on the ocean shore, discussing how to raise fishing efficiency keeping in mind that tsunami (global crisis) is imminent. Does this mean that it is no longer necessary to talk about improving economic environment in Latvia? I think that we nevertheless must do it.


06.11.2019

Estonia: In September, more tourists stayed in accommodation establishments than a year ago

According to Statistics Estonia, in September, 295,000 tourists stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments, where they spent more than 544,000 nights. 64% of the tourists were foreign tourists and 36% were domestic tourists.

06.11.2019

Pork prices to continue growing due to ASF

Due to African swine fever, pork processors now pay some 30 percent more for meat, compared to the last year, and businesses will have to work under the conditions of higher costs for at least several years before pig farms star to recover, according to the Verslo Zinios information writes LETA/BNS.

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