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Monday, 02.03.2015, 09:21
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that compared to December of the previous year, level of construction costs in Latvia in January 2015 increased by 0.3%.
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According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, in 2014 the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and in foreign countries amounted to 2.1 billion euros, which is 3% less than in 2013. If only the Estonian construction market is considered, the construction volumes decreased 2%.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in January 2015, compared to December 2014, construction input prices decreased by 0.7%. The change was mainly influenced by a 2.3 decrease in wages and salaries, conditioned, in turn, by smaller lump sums, bonuses and premiums.
Joint-stock locomotive repairs factory Daugavpils lokomotivju remonta rupnica (DLRR) posted EUR 20.2 million in net turnover in 2014, which is 21.4% less than in 2013, according to the company's financial report submitted to "Nasdaq Riga" stock exchange, cites LETA.
Estonian Maritime Administration and Saaremaa shipbuilder Baltic Workboats signed on Thursday an agreement, at the proposal of the Ministry of Economy, for the construction of a new ferry, which will sail on the Sõru-Triigi route connecting Estonia's biggest islands Saaremaa and Hiiumaa, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The State of Latvia, in the person of the Finance Ministry, has brought a civil suit against construction companies renovating the Riga Castle, claiming that the companies compensate damages in the amount of EUR 4,857,931.66, informs LETA.
Latvia will not lose funding from the European Union because of a halt in the construction of the new wing at Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital, Health Minister Guntis Belevics (Greens/Farmers) said in an interview with the LNT show "900 sekundes" this morning, informs LETA.