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Preliminary data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2014 social protection expenditure in Latvia accounted for EUR 3 359.6 mln, which is EUR 76.4 mln or 2.3% more than in 2013.
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According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2015, the average monthly gross wages and salaries were 1,045 euros. Compared to the 3rd quarter of 2014, the average monthly gross wages and salaries increased by 6.9%, and compared to the 2nd quarter of 2015, the average monthly gross wages and salaries decreased by 3.4%.
This essay was written by me for the October issue of the “Baltic Rim Economies Review”, published by the Pan-European Institute of the School of Economics at the University of Turku, Finland. The publication reviews its opinion on the important issues of development set out by experts from 80 countries, including EU commissioners, prime ministers, members of parliaments, regional decision-makers, executive directors of major corporations, representatives of media, leading academics among other experts
For the fourth year in a row, ABLV Bank owners Olegs Fils and Ernests Bernis top the list of 100 richest persons in Latvia, according to a study done by journalists Lato Lapsa and Kristine Jancevska, corporate finance company Laika stars and Lursoft, cites LETA.
After successfully participating in the "IBTM World 2015" business travel fair in Spain, the Latvian capital Riga has been recognized as one of the 10 European cities best suited for organization of international congresses, conferences and corporate events, the Riga Tourism Development Bureau (RTAB) said, cites LETA.
The monthly median payout to a working person in Estonia rose by 8.3 percent on year to 733 euros in the third quarter of 2015, figures provided by the Tax and Customs Board show, cites LETA/BNS.
In 2014, records of pollutants emitted into the atmosphere in Lithuania were kept by 562 enterprises
Statistics Lithuania informs that an annual publication Natural Resources and Environmental Protection 2014 has been released. The statistical publication Natural Resources and Environmental Protection provides statistical information on natural resources and their use, the state and protection of the environment.
Investments in tangible fixed assets in Lithuania totaled 3.98 billion euros in the first nine months of the year 2015, a rise of 10% from the same period last year, preliminary data from Statistics Lithuanian showed on Wednesday, cites LETA/BNS.
Between 2005 and 2013, teachers' salaries in Estonia underwent the fastest increase in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), a fresh OECD study the findings of which were published on Tuesday shows, cites LETA.
Latvia's population intend to focus mainly on their education and career during the three years left until Latvia's centenary to be celebrated in 2018, according to the Future section of the Survey of Latvian Values carried out by Swedbank, cites LETA.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in III quarter 2015 average gross monthly earnings in the whole economy (1) totalled EUR 735.1: in the public sector (2) – EUR 755.3, in the private sector – EUR 724.7. Against II quarter 2015, average gross monthly earnings in the whole economy grew by 3%: in the public sector – 2.1%, in the private sector – 3.5%.
According to the provisional data of Statistics Lithuania, in III quarter 2015, accommodation establishments accommodated by 7.3% more guests than in the same quarter of 2014 and received 894.6 thousand tourists.
According to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) in the 3rd quarter of 2015, 543.5 thsd foreign visitors stayed in Latvian accommodation establishments, which is 3.6% more than in the 3rd quarter of 2014; in turn the number of nights spent by foreign visitors in accommodation establishments dropped by 3.3%.
The number of registered job vacancies for salaried employees in Lithuania totaled 14,200 at the end of the third quarter, up by 2,500 vacancies, or 21.7%, from a year earlier, Statistics Lithuania said on Tuesday, cites LETA/BNS.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in October 2015 industrial production totalled EUR 1.6 billion at current prices and, compared to September, increased by 11.7% at constant prices, seasonally and working day adjusted – increased by 11.3%. In January–October 2015, industrial production totalled EUR 15.6 billion at current prices and compared to the same period of 2014, grew by 4.7% at constant prices.