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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 30.04.2016, 08:14

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Putra: Latvian financial sector should work like a Swiss clock

Putra: Latvian financial sector should work like a Swiss clock

29.04.2016

Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry Edgar Putra thinks that the bank or the financial services industry Latvian should evolve in quality, rather than quantity direction, so that Latvia, like Switzerland, after some time be able to say that our banks work as precisely as a Swiss clock. Politician points to the important role of banks in economic growth, while developping loans.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Banks, Direct Speech, Economics, EU – Baltic States, Financial Services, Latvia



In March, retail trade turnover in Latvia grew by 0.3%

In March, retail trade turnover in Latvia grew by 0.3%

29.04.2016

Calendar adjusted data (at constant prices) compiled by the Data of Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to March 2015, in March 2016 total retail trade turnover rose by 0.3%. Retail trade in food products grew by 1.0%, whereas retail trade in non-food products – by 0.2%.

In Q1, GDP in Latvia dropped by 0.1%

In Q1, GDP in Latvia dropped by 0.1%

29.04.2016

Flash estimate of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) shows that, compared to the 4th quarter of 2015, in the 1st quarter of 2016, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) value dropped slightly – by 0.1%, according to seasonally adjusted data.


In March, the volume of industrial production decreased by 5% in Estonia

In March, the volume of industrial production decreased by 5% in Estonia

29.04.2016

According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2016, the production of industrial enterprises decreased by 5% compared to March of the previous year. Production decreased in the energy sector, mining and quarrying, and manufacturing.

The turnover growth of retail in Estonia made 3% in March y-o-y

The turnover growth of retail in Estonia made 3% in March y-o-y

29.04.2016

According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2016 compared to March 2015, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 3% at constant prices. While in January, the turnover increased 8% compared to the same month of the previous year and in February the growth decelerated to 5%, then in March the turnover growth decelerated even more.

29.04.2016

Government-funded pension scheme in Latvia has accumulated EUR 2.4 bln

The assets of pension plans under the government-funded or second-pillar pension scheme in Latvia grew by EUR 73 million in the first quarter of 2016 to EUR 2.4 billion at the end of March, the Finance and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) said, cites LETA.

28.04.2016

In 2015, price indices of agricultural output in Latvia dropped by 7.5%

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that, as compared to 2014, in 2015, due to 15.8% decrease in price indices of livestock products, especially decline in milk prices, price indices of agricultural output decreased by 7.5%. Price indices of crop products grew by 2.3%.

28.04.2016

Politico: Estonia is 21st most influential among 33 EU members

According to an analysis drawn up by news site Politico, Estonia ranks 21st based on the country's influence among 33 countries that are European Union members or membership candidates, informs LETA/BNS.

28.04.2016

SEB keeps Lithuania's 2016 GDP growth forecast unchanged at 2.8%

SEB Bankas, Lithuania's largest commercial bank by assets, has kept its Lithuanian GDP growth forecast for 2016 unchanged at 2.8%, informs LETA/BNS.

28.04.2016

Director general wants Estonian police officers' pay to be tied to average salary

Director general of the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) Elmar Vaher would like a political agreement to be made regarding the salary of police officers and for it to be tied to the country's average salary, for instance, reports LETA/BNS.

28.04.2016

One in four employees consider changing jobs in Latvia

Roughly one in four employees in Latvia, or 24%, consider changing jobs this year, representatives of TNS Latvia pollster said, citing a survey on labor market trends, informs LETA.

27.04.2016

In March, construction costs in Latvia increased by 0.2%

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to February 2016, in March 2016 level of construction costs in Latvia grew by 0.2%. Labour remuneration of workers went up by 0.7%, maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment – by 0.3%, while prices of building materials went down by 0.1%.

27.04.2016

Many Estonian business heads consider bribing inevitable

A quarter of 315 business executives surveyed in Estonia by the global consultancy Ernst & Young in 2016 find that anti-corruption measures damage their firms' competitiveness on the Estonian market, the figure is practically unchanged from last year, reports LETA/BNS.

27.04.2016

Riga the most expensive Baltic city to live in

Riga is the most expensive city in the Baltics to live in, according to a study done by Swedbank Institute of Finances, cites LETA.

27.04.2016

Audit Office: Estonian police watchdog in danger of losing employees

According to the National Audit Office of Estonia, the merger of the Police Board, Border Guard Board and Citizenship and Migration Board has been effective, but its future could be jeopardized by a continued decrease in the number of employees, informs LETA/BNS.

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