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Friday, 28.11.2014, 11:35
The number of employers who are planning to hire new workers has reduced in all Baltic States – employers in Lithuania are more optimistic, while those in Latvia and Estonia are more conservative, according to a study conducted by CV-Online, cites LETA.
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DNB raised the economic growth forecasts for Estonia and Lithuania in 2014, but lowered its expectations for the performance of the Baltic countries in 2015, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Five years after the beginning of the financial crisis, the majority of the Baltic media are still behind their 2008 turnover indicators in 2014. Newspapers, especially in Latvia, have suffered the most, reports LETA.
Estonians are the most frugal people in the Baltic States: 83% of residents in Estonia have made personal savings, 66% – in Lithuania, 53% – in Latvia, according to a study conducted by Swedbank.
Estonia-registered insurance company If P&C Insurance and its subsidiaries in Latvia and Lithuania, earned EUR 17.4 million in January-September 2014, informs LETA.
Estonian domestic electricity consumption grew by 6% to 606 GWh in September, LETA/Public Broadcasting cite Elering.
On 23rd of October, 2014 in Riga, Corporate Social Responsibility Platform of Latvia (CSR Latvia), Responsible Business Forum in Estonia (CSR Estonia) and Responsible Business Association in Lithuania – LAVA (CSR Lithuania – LAVA) signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that intends to strengthen Baltic level cooperation between parties for CSR recognition as business and societies value, informed CSR Latvia.