Date: 07.11.2019.

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

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Eurostat: The frequency of being happy is the lowest in Latvia

Eurostat: The frequency of being happy is the lowest in Latvia

07.11.2019

In 2018, over 62% of people aged 16 and over in the European Union reported being happy all of the time (14%) or most of the time (48%) over the past four weeks, while 12% were rarely (8%) or never happy (2%).

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



Transit cargo volumes to go down, CEO of Lithuanian Railways says

Transit cargo volumes to go down, CEO of Lithuanian Railways says

07.11.2019

The volumes of cargo transported by Lithuania's state-run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG) might drop slightly this year after the share of Russian cargo carried via Lithuania has gone down, and the tendency might continue into next year, LG CEO Mantas Bartuska says LETA/BNS.

Yandex.Taxi service launches in NE Estonia

Yandex.Taxi service launches in NE Estonia

07.11.2019

The service of the Russian transport platform Yandex.Taxi has become available in Estonia's northeastern county of East-Viru, Yandex announced on Thursday.


Income of over half of Estonian pensioners to be subject to tax in 2020

Income of over half of Estonian pensioners to be subject to tax in 2020

07.11.2019

Partially as a result of the extraordinary pension hike effective from April 1 next year, an estimated 184,000 pensioners, making up 55 percent of all pensioners in Estonia, will be liable to income tax in 2020, informed LETA/BNS.

Baltic and Benelux education ministers to develop agreement on automatic recognition of academic diploma

Baltic and Benelux education ministers to develop agreement on automatic recognition of academic diploma

07.11.2019

Baltic and Benelux education ministers plan to develop agreements with automatic recognition academic diploma, LETA learned from the Education and Science Ministry.


07.11.2019

Latvia and Estonia to start planning Saaremaa-Kurzeme ferry route

A scheduled meeting of the joint Estonia-Latvia intergovernmental committee in Riga on Wednesday agreed that the planning of a legal and financial framework for maritime transport between Saaremaa and Kurzeme will be launched in transnational cooperation, informed LETA/BNS.

07.11.2019

Bank of Estonia: The cooling economy may threaten the ability of companies to service their loans

The latest financial stability review from Eesti Pank indicates that risks to the financial sector are small. The probability has increased though of the cooling economy making it harder for businesses to make their loan payments.

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