Date: 03.02.2020.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 28.05.2020, 00:18

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Vilnius, Self-titled G-spot of Europe, Places Itself in Fantasy Worlds: New Campaign Celebrates City's Obscurity

Vilnius, Self-titled G-spot of Europe, Places Itself in Fantasy Worlds: New Campaign Celebrates City's Obscurity

03.02.2020

After the massive success of the "Vilnius - the G-spot of Europe" campaign, the Lithuanian capital is following its own footsteps and launching a new campaign, titled "Vilnius: Amazing Wherever You Think It Is." The campaign, which has a goal to celebrate all the amazing aspects of the city, is aimed at drawing tourists to visit Vilnius by making fun at how unknown the city is for most people outside the country.

Keyword tags: Advertising, Lithuania, Tourism



Latvia: GDP rose by 1.1% in the 4th quarter

Latvia: GDP rose by 1.1% in the 4th quarter

03.02.2020

Flash estimate of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) shows that, compared to the 4th quarter of 2018, in the 4th quarter of 2019 the gross domestic product (GDP) value increased by 1.1% (seasonally and calendar non-adjusted data).

Modernising house heating: EIB-EU loans

Modernising house heating: EIB-EU loans

03.02.2020

Numerous cities in Eastern and Central European states are having a lot of old houses equipped with the old-fashioned internal heating systems (mainly wooden fireplaces), which are both inefficient and polluting. The European Investment Bank provides loans to two district heating operators in Poland for upgrading heating network and energy generation system. The Baltic States shall be more active and inventive…


First International Investment Forum will take place in Tashkent

First International Investment Forum will take place in Tashkent

03.02.2020

On March 5-6, 2020 the capital of Uzbekistan will host the first Tashkent International Investment Forum, the Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Latvia informed BC.

Latvia: Smaller gender pay gap recorded

Latvia: Smaller gender pay gap recorded

03.02.2020

Provisional data of 2018 show that average gross earnings of females were 14.1% smaller than those of males, which is the lowest indicator registered since 2012. In 2017, females per hour earned on average 15.7% less than males. Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) estimate shows that the greatest gender pay gap (17.3%) was recorded in 2014.


03.02.2020

Latvia: In 2019 retail trade turnover grew by 2.3%

Calendar adjusted data (at constant prices) compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to 2018, in 2019 total retail trade turnover rose by 2.3%. Turnover of retail trade in food products increased by 1.2 %, turnover of retail trade in non-food products, except for retail sale of automotive fuel, rose by 4.0%, whereas turnover of retail sale of automotive fuel – by 0.4%.

03.02.2020

Egils Levits and Arkady Suharenko Congratulate the Best Nurses

On Friday, 31 January, a solemn reception was held at Riga Castle – the residence of the President of Latvia – for the winners of the campaign “Our Search for the Best Nurse”.

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