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Wednesday, 27.07.2016, 12:35
As a result of reforming the teacher remuneration system, the earmarked subsidy for teachers' salaries will increase for about 88% of local governments in Latvia, informs LETA.
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The Seimas committee in Lithuania ia proposes to introduce the requirement for foreigners setting up businesses in Lithuania to pay their employees at least two times the country's average monthly salary, informs LETA/BNS.
Statistics Lithuania presents a statistical publication Lithuania in Figures 2016. The bilingual (in Lithuanian and English) publication presents information on the economic and social development in Lithuania. Statistical information about the population, education, culture, health care, labour, industry, agriculture, construction, trade, transport, national accounts, etc. is presented in the tables, graphs and diagrams of the publication.
According to the results of a survey carried out by the Salary Information Agency, Estonian companies' employees are forecasting a 3.8-% rise in salaries by October, which means that the median net salary is to increase to 830 euros, reports LETA/BNS.
In the first quarter of 2016, housing affordability in Riga’s standard-design apartments decreased by 1.5 square meters to 52 square meters from the previous quarter due to seasonal changes and a further rise in apartment prices, LETA was told at SEB Banka.
In the first four months of the year 2016, the average monthly salary of teachers of municipal schools in Estonia was 1,135 euros, which marks a year-on-year rise of 6.3%, informs LETA/BNS.
Housing affordability in the first quarter of the year 2016 in Riga has considerably improved and still was the highest one among Baltic capitals, according to the latest Swedbank Baltic Housing Affordability Index (HAI). In Tallinn and Vilnius HAI also increased, writes LETA.