Date: 27.10.2020.

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Private gatherings indoors and outdoors to be limited to 10 people in Latvia

Private gatherings indoors and outdoors to be limited to 10 people in Latvia

27.10.2020

The government decided that starting from Friday, October 30, there will be new restrictions on gathering of people in Latvia, informs LETA.

Keyword tags: Covid-19, EU – Baltic States, Financial Services, Funds, Latvia, Legislation



Latvia decides to increase Covid-19 testing capacity by 60%

Latvia decides to increase Covid-19 testing capacity by 60%

27.10.2020

The government has decided to increase Covid-19 testing capacity by 60% and extend remote learning for pupils of grades 7-12, said Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) in a press conference after the government and Crisis Management Council meeting today, cites LETA.

In September, overall level of construction costs fell by 0.5%

In September, overall level of construction costs fell by 0.5%

27.10.2020

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to August, in September 2020 the level of construction costs in Latvia reduced by 0.5%. Prices of building materials decreased by 0.7%, labour remuneration of workers – by 0.5%, but maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment remained the same.


Eesti Energia launching virtual power plant

Eesti Energia launching virtual power plant

27.10.2020

The state-owned energy group Eesti Energia is launching a virtual power plant which makes large electrical devices generate revenue to Eesti Energia customers by reducing power costs and increasing the amount of renewable energy on the market, informs LETA/BNS.

Eesti Pank: labor market situation remained stable during summer

Eesti Pank: labor market situation remained stable during summer

27.10.2020

The labor market review soon to be published by the Bank of Estonia finds that after a steep drop in employment and a sharp rise in unemployment in the second quarter of 2020, the labor market remained stable during the summer, according to Bank of Estonia economist Orsolya Soosaar, cites LETA/BNS.


27.10.2020

Lithuania's Vinted takes over Dutch United Wardrobe

Vilnius-based Vinted, Europe's biggest second-hand fashion platform, has taken over United Wardrobe, a Dutch competitor, writes LETA/BNS.

27.10.2020

Alexela in Estonia granted EUR 37 mln loan by Kredex for preserving jobs

Estonia's Alexela Varahalduse AS, part of the Alexela Grupp, and the state-owned credit institution Kredex have signed a 37-million-euro loan agreement, which among other things will enable for the company to preserve over 500 jobs in its chemical company Kivioli Keemiatoostus, informs LETA/BNS.

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