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Thursday, 24.04.2014, 19:11
In 2013, all the Baltic countries saw a rise in gross average monthly wages, which have exceeded the pre-crisis level in 2013, SEB Baltic Household Outlook revealed., cites LETA.
Keyword tags: Analytics, Baltic, Financial Services, Pensioners, Wages
Lithuanian Minister of Finance Rimantas Sadzius was sceptical about the Order and Justice Party's proposal to sign an agreement on equal minimum income in the European Union countries, informs LETA/ELTA.
Labour Member of Parliament in Lithuania Viktor Uspaskikh, has stated that by the end of 2014 the monthly minimum wage in Lithuania has to be increased to LTL 1,500 (EUR 435), informs LETA/ELTA.
Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius has met the Constitutional Court's (KT) ruling on the compensation of civil servants' salaries with reserve, informs LETA/ELTA.
Lithuanian Government will continue to carry out responsible fiscal policy. On Wednesday the Cabinet of Ministers has approved convergence programme for 2014 by which Lithuania commits to maintain sustainable compliance with the Maastricht criteria in 2014-2017, and to be prepared for the euro adoption in early 2015, informs LETA/ELTA.
Banking group SEB's pan-Baltic survey of the CFOs of larger enterprises indicates cautious optimism, with Estonian enterprises more conservative in their forecasts than their neighbors to the south, SEB said in a statement. The main concerns for larger Baltic enterprises are the same: demand, labor costs and price of raw materials, writes LETA.
Deputy Parliament Speaker Algirdas Sysas does not welcome the fact that in Lithuania salaries of managers are higher than salaries of employees by more than seven times, reports LETA/ELTA.