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Saturday, 14.12.2019, 00:59
In the first ten months of 2019, Latvia exported EUR 2.189 bn worth of forestry products, which is an decrease of 1 % against the same period a year ago, according to information released by the Agriculture Ministry writes LETA.
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Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that in October 2019 the foreign trade turnover of Latvia amounted to EUR 2.56 bn, which at current prices was 7% less than a year ago, of which the exports value of goods was 0.5% higher, but imports value of goods was 12.8% lower.
These days will go in Europe’s history: the College of Commissioners agreed on the European Green Deal, EGD. The “deal” is both a European vision for a climate-neutral development by 2050 and a clear roadmap with fifty actions to reach the goal. Therefore, the old growth-models based on fossil-fuels and pollution is out of member states’ economic policies: they have to elaborate something new.
The IMPACT 2040 organisation has analysed the situation in Latvia after several local residents filed complaints before health care institutions and various organisations, concluding that the pharmacy monopoly in the Riga neighborhood and elsewhere in Latvia is possible because of loopholes in Latvian laws. We have found that in other EU member states such as Lithuania, Cyprus, Sweden, Bulgaria and elsewhere, such a situation that cripples competition is not permitted.
Generally warm weather and an increase in electricity production in anticipation of colder weather helped keep the price of electricity low in November, the Estonian state-owned power generating group Eesti Energia said on Thursday.
According to Statistics Estonia, in the 3rd quarter of 2019, there were 11,892 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia. The number of job vacancies has remained above 10,000 since the 1st quarter of 2017.
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in November 2019 was -0.2% compared to October 2019 and 1.8% compared to November 2018.