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Sunday, 26.06.2016, 18:20
Klaipeda remained the number one seaport in the Baltic countries in terms of container handling in the first five months of the year 2016, the port's authority said LETA/BNS on June 22nd.
Keyword tags: Baltic, Containers, Lithuania, Port, Transport
Lithuania produces more meat per capita than the other two Baltic countries, data from Statistics Lithuania showed on June 22nd, cites LETA/BNS.
The market share of Riga International Airport in the Baltics was at 45% in 2015, as Olegs Baranovs, Director of the Economy Ministry's National Economy Structural Policy Department, said at an aviation industry forum today, cites LETA.
In the first quarter of 2016, housing affordability in Riga’s standard-design apartments decreased by 1.5 square meters to 52 square meters from the previous quarter due to seasonal changes and a further rise in apartment prices, LETA was told at SEB Banka.
Greengas Energy OU, a locally owned company, and the aspen pulp producer Estonian Cell AS have signed a long-term purchase and sale agreement whereby the first ever unit for the production of biomethane in the Baltic countries will be set up at Kunda for an investment of approximately 3.5 million euros, informs LETA/BNS.
Housing affordability in the first quarter of the year 2016 in Riga has considerably improved and still was the highest one among Baltic capitals, according to the latest Swedbank Baltic Housing Affordability Index (HAI). In Tallinn and Vilnius HAI also increased, writes LETA.
Cargo turnover at Riga port is shrinking at a slower pace than in other Baltic ports, the Mayor of Riga, Nils Usakovs, said on the morning news program of the public Latvian Television on June 10th, cites LETA.