Date: 28.05.2020.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 05.07.2020, 20:35

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In 2019, population of Latvia dropped by 3.4 thousand people

In 2019, population of Latvia dropped by 3.4 thousand people

28.05.2020

Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) show that at the beginning of 2020 population of Latvia accounted for 1 million 908 thousand people, which is 12.3 thousand people fewer than a year ago. In 2019, as a result of international long-term migration population of the country dropped by 3.4 thousand people, which is the lowest indicator recorded since 1989, whereas the negative natural increase resulted in reduction of 8.9 thousand people.

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



Croatia reopens borders for 10 EU nations for tourism

Croatia reopens borders for 10 EU nations for tourism

28.05.2020

Croatia reopened its borders without restrictions to citizens from 10 European Union countries, including the Baltic States, on Thursday as the Adriatic nation looks to salvage a vital tourism sector hit by the coronavirus pandemic, informs LETA/BNS.

Revealed World's Top 10 Sharing Economy Friendly Cities - Riga comes 2nd!

Revealed World's Top 10 Sharing Economy Friendly Cities - Riga comes 2nd!

28.05.2020

Today, the Consumer Choice Center launched its Sharing Economy Index highlighting some of the world's most dynamic cities by their sharing economy friendliness.


Estonian government eases restrictions related to COVID-19

Estonian government eases restrictions related to COVID-19

28.05.2020

The Estonian government on Thursday decided to ease restrictions related to COVID-19 in the field of travel, public events, the organization of sporting events, and education, reports LETA/BNS.

More than 100 Lithuanians return to country from abroad via Baltic neighbors each day

More than 100 Lithuanians return to country from abroad via Baltic neighbors each day

28.05.2020

Latvia’s and Estonia’s border guard services each day notify Lithuania’s institutions about more than 100 Lithuania’s nationals arriving from other countries, Lithuania's State Border Guard Service (SBGS) reported on May 28th, cites LETA/BNS.


28.05.2020

In April, retail trade turnover in Latvia fell by 9% y-o-y

Calendar adjusted data (at constant prices) compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to April 2019, in April 2020 total retail trade turnover reduced by 9.0%. Turnover of retail trade in food products declined by 3.5%. Retail trade in non-food products (except for retail sale of automotive fuel) decreased by 14.9%, but turnover of retail sale of automotive fuel – by 5.3%.

28.05.2020

Burger King restaurant in Riga to be opened at Akropole shopping center

The Estonian ferry operator Tallink Grupp announced on Thursday that the first Burger King restaurants in Latvia and Lithuania will be opened in the Akropole shopping center in Riga and the Akropolis mall in Vilnius in the second half of this year, the company informed LETA.

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