Date: 04.06.2020.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 05.07.2020, 19:26

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In April, 22% employees in Latvia worked remotely

In April, 22% employees in Latvia worked remotely

04.06.2020

Accordingly results of the Labour Force Survey carried out by the Central Statistical Bureau, in April 2020, slightly more than one fifth (22.0%) of employees aged 15–74 years worked remotely¹. Due to the emergency situation the number of persons working remotely increased eight times (148.4 thousand), previously that was done only by 19.0 thousand employees. Women working remotely were 27.0 percentage points more than men (63.5% and 36.5%, respectively).

Keyword tags: Analytics, Covid-19, Employment, Latvia, Markets and Companies, Technology



Startup Estonia disburses EUR 200,000 to help develop startup scene

Startup Estonia disburses EUR 200,000 to help develop startup scene

04.06.2020

Startup Estonia is providing 200,000 euros for the implementation of initiatives and development programs aimed towards the development of the startup ecosystem of Estonia, informs LETA/BNS.

Estonia supports the goal of climate neutrality across the EU by 2050

Estonia supports the goal of climate neutrality across the EU by 2050

04.06.2020

The government at a Cabinet sitting on Thursday approved Estonia's positions regarding the European Green Deal and the European Climate Law, which is part of the Green Deal, informs LETA/BNS.


In 2019, Latvian residents spent almost EUR 800 mln on trips abroad

In 2019, Latvian residents spent almost EUR 800 mln on trips abroad

04.06.2020

According to the latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), in 2019 Latvian residents went on 2.4 million trips abroad, which is 9.6% more than a year ago, and spent EUR 799.5 million, 41.8% more.

EIB's EUR 70 mln loan for Eesti Energia meant for Elektrilevi's last mile project

EIB's EUR 70 mln loan for Eesti Energia meant for Elektrilevi's last mile project

04.06.2020

The loan of 70 mln euros issued by the European Investment Bank (EIB) to Estonia's state-owned energy group Eesti Energia is meant to finance the last mile broadband connections project of Eesti Energia's power distribution subsidiary Elektrilevi, executives said LETA/BNS.


04.06.2020

State of emergency in Latvia will end on June 9

The state of emergency in Latvia will end of June 9, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) said at an extraordinary Cabinet meeting today, cites LETA.

04.06.2020

Tallink to open seasonal Helsinki-Riga service

Listed Estonian shipper Tallink Grupp announced on Thursday that it will operate a seasonal service between Helsinki and Riga from June 26 to Aug. 15, 2020.

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