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In 2014, records of pollutants emitted into the atmosphere in Lithuania were kept by 562 enterprises25.11.2015
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.
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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.
Since 1999 the annual BDF Summits have provided a meeting place for top representatives from business, politics, academia and civil society, offering a high-level and well-known platform for policy formulation, business matchmaking and cross-sectorial dialogue among the Baltic Sea Region’s states. BDF Summit has attracted about 400 participants from all Baltic Sea Regions’ most important decision-making bodies.
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.
Lithuanian employers are cautious in assessing the possibilities for war refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea and other countries to enter the country's labor market and see the language barrier as a key problem, a survey carried out by Berent Research Baltic has shown, cites LETA/BNS.
According to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB), compared to September level of producer prices in industry in October 2015 dropped by 0.6%. The level of prices of products sold on the domestic market decreased by 0.7%, prices of exported products – by 0.6%.
The Estonian National Audit Office found in its audit that the government has so far chosen an economic policy the aim of which is to increase the productivity of companies without necessarily creating new jobs, informs LETA.
First State of the Energy Union Report shows the progress made since the adoption of the Energy Union Framework Strategy in February 2015. The Report identifies key action areas for 2016 and provides policy dimensions’ conclusions. The Baltic States still have much to do in fundamentally rethinking EU energy efficiency goals.
The minimum monthly pay rise from 390 to 430 euros in 2016 will increase the expenses of Estonia's government sector by 5.6 million euros and revenue by 15.2 million euros, and compared to the state budget draft the budgetary position is to increase by 3.3 million euros, reports LETA.