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Tuesday, 27.09.2016, 03:12
10% of all nights in tourism accommodation facilities were spent by senior citizens over the age of 65 from Latvia, Bulgaria and Slovenia, which is the second lowest indicator in the EU, according to the latest Eurostat data for 2014.
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As a result of an increase in the number of online shoppers Estonia's state-owned postal company doing business under the Omniva name will open 30 new parcel terminals in Latvia which is twice as much as initially planned, reports LETA.
The price of electricity in Nord Pool Spot's Lithuanian bidding area last week averaged 36 euros per megawatt-hour, up by 8 % from a week earlier, but down by 17 % from a year earlier, Litgrid said LETA/BNS.
The Estonian listed casino operator Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG) is to exit the Belarusian gaming market due to the inefficient operations caused by the macroeconomic situation and poor prospects to increase profitability in Belarus. The Polish subsidiary of the listed Estonian casino group Olympic Entertainment Group AS (OEG), Casino Polonia-Wroclaw sp. z o.o., stopped its operations in Poland on Sept. 24 because the location specific activity license of OEG's flagship casino in Warsaw expired on Sept. 23 and the casino has not received a new one.
In August 4.35 mln cubic meters of natural gas was imported into Estonia from Lithuania, which made up 25 % of total gas imports, writes LETA/BNS.
Civinity, a Lithuanian group that provides administration and maintenance services for households and other types of buildings, is expanding its operations in Latvia and plans to shortly purchase a Latvian building maintenance company, RBSSKALS Serviss, Verslo Zinios business daily said cites LETA/BNS.