International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics
Wednesday, 01.04.2015, 06:07
According to Statistics Estonia, in February 2015, the production of industrial enterprises increased by 5% compared to February of the previous year. Production increased in manufacturing and energy production, but decreased in mining.
Keyword tags: Analytics, Estonia, Good for Business, Industry, Markets and Companies
According to Statistics Estonia, in February 2015 compared to February of the previous year, the retail sales of goods of retail trade enterprises increased 8% at constant prices. In January the retail sales increased 5% compared to the same month of the previous year, while in February the growth in retail sales accelerated.
The Estonian airline Estonian Air is accusing the Latvian national airline airBaltic of unfair competition, according to the Estonian daily Postimees, cites LETA.
Finnish company Haminan Energia and the Estonian Alexela Asset Management signed an agreement to start jointly developing the Finnish Hamina liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Estonian national carrier Estonian Air's loss in 2014 amounted to EUR 6.4 million, although the company hoped to reduce it to EUR 3 million with a restructuring program, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The Estonian Reform Party, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Pro Patria and Res Publica Union (IRL) have reached an agreement at the government coalition talks on core issues and o distribution of ministerial portfolios, as well as on the fact that Riigikogu speaker's position will go to SDP and first deputy speaker's post to IRL, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Estonian Foreign Ministry announced that a tourism bus with Estonian and Latvia tourists was in an accident Sunday afternoon in the Antalya region in Turkey in which one Estonian woman was killed, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.