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Saturday, 13.02.2016, 21:22
Statistics Lithuania informs that, according to the Labour Force Survey data, in 2015, the unemployment rate stood at 9.1%, which is by 1.6 percentage points less than in 2014. In 2015, the male unemployment rate stood at 10.1, the female one – at 8.2%. Over the year, the male unemployment rate decreased by 2.1 percentage points, the female one – by 1 percentage point.
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With approximately 90 Russian trucks still queueing at the International Ferry Terminal in Klaipeda, DFDS Seaways, a Lithuanian ferry operator that is part of the Danish shipping group DFDS, has brought in a larger ferry so as to speed up the transport of trucks to Germany, reports LETA/BNS.
Figures from the Lithuanian Banks' Association show that credit cards are not as widespread in Lithuania as they are in the United States, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on Friday, cites LETA/BNS.
Viasat, the largest digital satellite TV operator in the Baltics, has started offering joint services with the mobile phone operator Bite Lietuva, reports LETA/BNS.
Residents of Lithuania are becoming increasingly alarmed over the security threats of illegal migration, shows a poll published on Friday, informs LETA/BNS.
The world's largest airport operators, including Fraport, MAG, Vinci, Avialliance, Egis Group, Ferrovial and others, are already showing interest in Lithuania's three international airports, though the airports' concession issue is still being discussed at the country's parliament, the 15min news website reported, cites LETA/BNS.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in January 2016, compared to December 2015, prices for the total industrial production sold decreased by 1.6, refined petroleum products excluded – increased by 0.6%.