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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 17.12.2017, 23:41

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The value added created in the sports sector in Lithuania decreased by 4.5% in 2016

The value added created in the sports sector in Lithuania decreased by 4.5% in 2016

15.12.2017

Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on provisional data, in 2016, against 2015, the value added created in the sports sector decreased by 4.5% and amounted to EUR 263.2 million, or 0.8% of the country’s gross value added. The largest negative influence on the change was made by a decrease in the value added generated by the enterprises engaged in manufacture of transport equipment and gambling and betting activities.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Economics, GDP, Lithuania, Markets and Companies



Agricultural production in Lithuania totalled EUR 2.67 bln in 2017

Agricultural production in Lithuania totalled EUR 2.67 bln in 2017

15.12.2017

Statistics Lithuanian informs that in 2017, based on provisional data1, agricultural production at current prices totalled EUR 2.67 billion, or by 6.2% more than in 2016.

Investment in Lithuania's manufacturing industry down in 2017

Investment in Lithuania's manufacturing industry down in 2017

15.12.2017

Investments in Lithuania's manufacturing industry saw a slight decline this year, while the majority of heads of manufacturing companies do not expect the investments to change in 2018, shows a survey published by Statistics Lithuania, cites LETA/BNS.


The share of the service sector has grown in all Estonian counties

The share of the service sector has grown in all Estonian counties

14.12.2017

According to Statistics Estonia, 64%, i.e. the majority of the value added generated in the Estonian economy in 2016 was created in Harju county. The share of the service sector continues to grow, having increased in 2016 by more than 2 percentage points in most counties.

Number of employees in Latvia is highest in past 20 years

Number of employees in Latvia is highest in past 20 years

14.12.2017

The number of registered employees in Latvia is the highest in the past 20 years, said State Employment Agency director Evita Simsone in an interview with commercial LNT television on December 14th, cites LETA.


14.12.2017

"ss.com", "weather conditions", "scratch and win" are most searched words on Google by Latvians in 2017

The most searched words on Google in Latvia this year were "ss.com" (Latvian classified ads portal), "laikapstakli" (weather conditions), and "skrape un laime" (scratch and win), writes LETA, according to Google’s Year in Search data.

14.12.2017

FinMin: Latvia will continue fighting against shadow economy in construction sector

In a conference about taxes and taxpayers in Riga on December 13th, Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola (Greens/Farmers) said that the state will continue to fight shadow economy and under the table wages, informs LETA.

14.12.2017

Latvia posts EU's smallest increase in employment in Q2

During the 2nd quarter of 2017, Latvia recorded the smallest annual increase in employment among the European Union’s member states, writes LETA, according to the latest Eurostat data.

13.12.2017

Citadele Index: business sentiment positive in all sectors in Latvia for first time in 4 years

Business sentiment has become positive in all sectors in Latvia for the first time in the last four years, writes LETA, according to the latest Citadele Index.

13.12.2017

Money laundering, shadow economy shrink in Latvia, problems with corruption, contraband remain

The latest data suggest that money laundering risks in Latvia have declined, yet corruption and contraband remain vital problems that need to be addressed urgently, according to the survey by the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry on unobserved economy, corruption in the public sector and money laundering, informs LETA.

13.12.2017

More than half employees in Latvia do not get paid for overtime work

More than a half of employees work overtime in Latvia, and 55% of them do not get paid for overtime work, according to a poll carried out by CV Market job portal, cites LETA.

13.12.2017

Estonia stands still in improvement of human rights

The state of human rights in Estonia is generally good but its further improvement has stopped, it can be seen in a report published by the Estonian Human Rights Center on December 12th, cites LETA/BNS.

13.12.2017

Estonia's material, social deprivation rate among lowest in EU

Of residents of Estonia 7.7% suffer from material and social deprivation, which is among the lowest such ratios in the European Union, Eurostat said on December 12th. In Latvia and Lithuania, the ratios were respectively 24.8% and 28.9%, reports LETA/BNS.

12.12.2017

Statistics shows significant drop in health damage from alcohol in Estonia

A significant reduction in the health damage caused by alcohol has taken place in Estonia in 2017 compared with 2016, as mortality numbers, the number of crimes committed by people under the influence of alcohol and of road accidents involving a drunk driver have all decreased, provisional figures by the National Institute for Health Development and the police suggest, cites LETA/BNS.

12.12.2017

Eurobarometer: Lithuanian residents face less corruption

Although residents of Lithuania still think that many areas in the country are badly affected by corruption, the past few years marked a significant decline in the number of cases they faced corruption, shows the latest Eurobarometer survey, cites LETA/BNS.

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