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Monday, 31.08.2015, 11:47
According to market research company GfK Retail & Technology, during the first seven months of the year 2015 the number of 4G tablet computers per resident sold in Estonia is higher than in Latvia and Lithuania, writes LETA/Postimees Online.
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SEB initiated a survey in the Baltic States on young persons' financial behaviour and lifestyle and found that youth in Estonia are not as diligent in planning their budgets as their Latvian and Lithuanian peers, writes LETA/National Broadcasting.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in 2014, according to the data of the Survey on Income and Living Conditions, the at-risk-of-poverty rate in Lithuania stood at 19.1%. Compared to 2013, it decreased by 1.5 percentage points. In 2014, about 560 thousand persons in the country were living below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold.
The Latvian National Cinema Centre allocated a grant of 35,000 euros to the feature film “Teesklejad” (“Pretenders”), writes LETA/National Broadcasting.
The insurance company If P&C Insurance AS in Estonia and its subsidiaries in Latvia and Lithuania earned EUR 9.3 million in the first half of the year 2015, which is 13% less than in the respective period last year, when the company's profit reached EUR 10.7 million, as the company informed LETA.
The Baltic Ports Conference 2015 is organized by the Baltic Ports Organization (BPO) – a leading regional ports organization of 45 member ports in nine countries surrounding the Baltic Sea, reports BC press service of Riga Freeport.
E-commerce development is raising the number of packages sent via parcel terminals but the number of letters falls quicker than expected in Estonia, first six months 2015 business results of the state-owned logistics and postal company Omniva indicate, LETA/Postimees Online reports.