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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 17.09.2019, 01:52

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Analyst: Lithuanian retail fuel prices may rise 3-4 cents in wake of Saudi oil attacks

Analyst: Lithuanian retail fuel prices may rise 3-4 cents in wake of Saudi oil attacks

16.09.2019

SEB Lithuania's analyst Tadas Povilauskas says a surge in crude prices following last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities may lead to a short-term increase of some 3-4 euro cents in gasoline and diesel fuel prices at the pump, reported LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Lithuania, Transport



Future city development and trends will be discussed in Riga

Future city development and trends will be discussed in Riga

16.09.2019

City of the future - what will it look like? The most influential real estate experts, businessmen and investors from Europe and the USA will discuss it on November 8 in Riga at BREL (Baltic Real Estate Leaders’) forum with main focus on three topics - sustainability, growth and influence.

Latvia: Number of job vacancies rose by 5.9 thousand or 23.8% in the 2nd quarter

Latvia: Number of job vacancies rose by 5.9 thousand or 23.8% in the 2nd quarter

16.09.2019

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in the 2nd quarter of 2019 there were 30.5 thousand job vacancies in Latvia, which is 5.9 thousand vacancies or 23.8 % more than in the 2nd quarter of 2018. In public sector there were 8.6 thousand and in private sector 21.9 thousand vacant jobs. Over the year, the number of job vacancies in private sector grew by 4.5 thousand or 25.6% while in public sector by 1.4 thousand or 19.3%.


Regions in the EU: disparities abandon

Regions in the EU: disparities abandon

16.09.2019

The EU statistics office, Eurostat provides regular accounts of regional statistics for all EU-28 member states' regions. Recent regional yearbook-2019 offers additionally interactive applications to help visualise and analyse regional and local data, including “Regions and cities”, “Statistical atlas”, and “My region”; also in a mobile application.

The current account deficit stood at 1.3% of GDP in the second quarter

The current account deficit stood at 1.3% of GDP in the second quarter

13.09.2019

With the value of exports of goods declining and thus exerting a downward pressure on the overall trade balance, the current account overall recorded a deficit of 96.8 million euro or 1.3% of GDP in the second quarter of 2019.


13.09.2019

How bread and cereals prices vary across the EU

In 2018, the price of bread and cereals across the European Union (EU) was more than three times as high in the most expensive Member State than in the cheapest one.

13.09.2019

Latvia: In the 2nd quarter of 2019, hourly labour costs grew by 8.9%

Seasonally non-adjusted data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to the 2nd quarter of 2018, in the 2nd quarter of 2019 hourly labour costs rose by 8.9% or 79 cents, reaching EUR 9.60. Seasonally adjusted data show increase of 7.0%.

13.09.2019

SEB: Broad-based export decline likely in Estonia in 2nd half of 2019

SEB analyst Mihkel Nestor said that it is likely that exports are likely to decline more broadly in the second half of this year, writes LETA/BNS.

12.09.2019

The boom of the sharing economy, the smart strategy for retail and partnerships that amaze

Ann Natunewicz is a speaker at BREL forum this year who will have interesting and useful insights for everyone, whether you’re in retail, manage an investment portfolio or real estate projects, which makes hers one of the talks we’re looking forward to most.

11.09.2019

In July, the share of goods of Estonian origin was the lowest in recent years

According to Statistics Estonia, in July 2019, compared to July 2018, the exports of goods decreased by 2% and imports increased by 5%. The share of goods of Estonian origin was the lowest in recent years—66% of total exports.

11.09.2019

Brokerage Business from a Latvian Viewpoint

During my work at Rietumu Bank, for a number of years I have been supervising the operation of our departments which ensure and support transactions of customers on international financial markets. Some changes have been observed in this operation recently. If earlier the bank serviced mostly big investors from countries located to the east of the EU, then, following last year’s events, which have changed the rules of the game for banks considerably, there are increasingly more residents of Latvia and neighbouring countries among our customers.

11.09.2019

Latvian banking assets down 1% in H1

The aggregate assets of Latvian banks dropped 1% in the first half of 2019 and stood at EUR 23.31 bn at the end of June, with five banks having increased their assets, according to the data released by the Finance Latvia Association writes LETA.

11.09.2019

Latvia: Unemployment level down to 5.9% in August

In late August, Latvia’s registered unemployment rate was 5.9% of the economically active population, down 0.1 percentage points from July, LETA was told at the State Employment Agency.

10.09.2019

In July foreign trade turnover of Latvia was 0.9% larger than a year ago

Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that in July 2019 the foreign trade turnover of Latvia amounted to EUR 2.42 bn, which at current prices was 0.9 % more than a year ago, of which the exports value of goods was 3.1% higher, but imports value of goods was 0.7 % lower. In July, Latvia exported goods in the amount of EUR 1.04 bn, but imported – in the amount of EUR 1.38 bn. Compared to July 2018, foreign trade balance has improved as exports in total foreign trade amount increased from 42% to 43%.

10.09.2019

Estonia: Moderate price growth will continue in the near future

Consumer prices were up 2.4% on a year earlier in August. Inflation was slowed most by energy prices, but pushed up by rising prices for services.

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