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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 21.01.2019, 14:04

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Construction price index growth accelerated y-o-y as well as q-o-q in Estonia

Construction price index growth accelerated y-o-y as well as q-o-q in Estonia

21.01.2019

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2018, the construction price index increased by 1.7% compared to the average of 2017. In the 4th quarter of 2018, compared to the 3rd quarter, the change of the construction price index was 0.8%, and compared to the 4th quarter of 2017, it was 1.7%.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Construction, Estonia, Statistics



Liepaja port expects turnover in 2019 to be similar as in 2018

Liepaja port expects turnover in 2019 to be similar as in 2018

21.01.2019

Based on the forecasts of the port’s stevedores and the signed agreements with cargo owners, Liepaja port this year can expect a similar cargo turnover as in 2018, Liepaja Special Economic Zone manager Janis Lapins told LETA.

Freeport of Riga plans to reload 35 mln to 37.9 mln tons of cargo this year

Freeport of Riga plans to reload 35 mln to 37.9 mln tons of cargo this year

21.01.2019

The Freeport of Riga Authority projects the port’s cargo turnover for this year at 35 mln to 37.9 mln tons, the port authority’s representative Inga Sabovica told LETA.


The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy and the Baltic Sea

The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy and the Baltic Sea

18.01.2019

Since the 1970s, the protection of the ecosystem Baltic Sea is in the heart of the littoral states` regional cooperation. The marine ecosystem of the semi-enclosed Baltic Sea with its limited water exchange with the ocean and a high human population density in the water catchment area is highly vulnerable, only joint political efforts of all riparian states are effective in order to protect and improve the ecological status of the sea.

Ukrainians become largest foreign community in Lithuania

Ukrainians become largest foreign community in Lithuania

18.01.2019

Ukrainians have taken over Russians and become the largest foreign community in Lithuania, figures from the country's Migration Department have revealed on Friday citing LETA/BNS.


18.01.2019

SEB: Estonian companies' export to Germany should be more diverse

Mihkel Nestor, analyst at SEB, said that Estonian companies should diversify their export in the direction of Germany in the next few years, informed LETA/BNS.

17.01.2019

Recent EU issues for decision-makers, businesses and developers

"The Baltic Course" continues informing the readers about most interesting aspects of European integration, including business, investments, industrial production and many other things.

17.01.2019

Corporate equity is no longer growing at the same rate

The growth in corporate equity slowed over the first three quarters of 2018. The yearly growth in equity was around 4% by the end of the third quarter, which is a little below the growth in corporate debt.

17.01.2019

23.3% of Latvia population at risk of poverty

Data of the survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) in 2018 show that 446 thousand persons or 23.3% of Latvia population were at risk of poverty1 in 2017 – 1.2 percentage points more than in 2016. Equivalent income of this part of the population2 were below at-risk-of-poverty threshold.

17.01.2019

Estonia: Capacity of solar power stations constructed in 2018 amounts to 100 MWh

The total power of new solar power stations constructed in 2018 amounts to 100 megawatt-hours, the combined amount of solar energy produced in Estonia now reaches approximately 110 megawatt-hours, the Estonian transmission network operator Elering said.

17.01.2019

Latvian fuel sales up 2.2% in 11 months

With 1,288,706 tons of fuel sold in Latvia in the first 11 months of 2018, fuel sales grew by 28,140 tons, or 2.2%, against the same period a year ago, according to the data on excised goods released by the Latvian State Revenue Service.

16.01.2019

Care facilities for elderly people in Latvia in the context of future globalisation, demography, migration and human resources

In this studyproblems, risks and challenges are pointed out facing long-term social care in relation to demographic and migration trends, with an additional focus on long-term social care services for elderly people. The author has carried out analysis of statistical data, national planning documents, reports and reviews. Domestic and foreign researches in fields related to the specific nature of the study are analysed, as well as conclusions on potential gaps and proposals to address them are made.

16.01.2019

Inflation in Lithuania is expected to slightly moderate and stay below levels in Latvia and Estonia

While food price developments have been rather favourable for consumers and the turmoil in the oil commodity market has settled, the inflation rate is expected to be slightly lower than a year ago as some of inflation drivers are likely to be replaced by others.

16.01.2019

The population of Estonia increased in 2018

According to Statistics Estonia, the preliminary estimate of the population of Estonia as at 1 January 2019 was 1,323,820, which is 4,690 persons more than at the same time a year ago.

16.01.2019

Registered unemployment level in Latvia will be at around 5.9% this year - Welfare Ministry

The average registered unemployment level in 2019 is expected to be at around 5.9%, according to the Welfare Ministry writes LETA.

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