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Wednesday, 30.07.2014, 12:04
The statistics of driver's licence exams shows that nearly half of the people who want to get a driver's licence in Estonia do not pass the exam in the first attempt and several have to take several exams,reports LETA reffering to Postimees Online.
Last year, the production volume in the Estonian electronic and electrical equipment manufacturing sector grew at constant prices by 8% and as compared to 2012, both sales and export growth accelerated a bit, informs LETA reffering to Estonian economy and communications ministry.
Ambassadors of Member States of the European Union decided in Brussels today to implement the third stage sanctions against Russia for the first time; these are targeting sectors of the economy, informs LETA reffering to Postimees Online.
Bigbank, which started last year with board member change, grew its profit by a half; the company's goal is to snatch market share from universal banks with its new loan products, Äripäev Online reports, informs LETA.
The international financial magazine "Global Finance" has named "SEB banka's" internet bank the best in Latvia for the second consecutive year. The winners were selected by a world-class judging panel who assessed the possibilities customers have and the level of service, informs LETA.
Estonian casino operator Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG) informed the Tallinn Stock Exchange that in the first half of 2014, its consolidated net profit attributable to equity holders of the parent company totalled EUR 10.3 million compared to EUR 9.7 million a year ago, informs LETA.
Port of Tallinn (AS Tallinna Sadam) earned an unaudited half-year net profit of 20.2 million euros with company’s turnover reaching 59 million euros. Compared to last year the turnover increased by 7% and the net profit by 16%, reported BC Marko Raid, the Chief Financial Officer of Port of Tallinn.