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Friday, 15.12.2017, 16:07
The rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) affirmed Estonia's long-term sovereign rating at AA- with a stable outlook and the short-term rating at A-1+, writes LETA/BNS.
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ECEPR just released the report "The Geography of Europe's Brain Business Jobs" by Dr. Nima Sanandaji and Prof. Stefan Fölster. The report is financed by the investment firm Nordic Capital.
Estonia placed 17th in the ICT Development Index 2017 (IDI) of the United Nations specialized agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU) with 8.14 points, while in 2016 Estonia placed 14th, reports LETA/BNS.
Riga is the best bargain choice for travelers to Christmas markets, according to the results of the latest European Christmas Markets Barometer by the British retail post office company Post Office.
Latvia has the shortest life expectancy among the 35 members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), writes LETA/AFP, according to the new edition of Health at a Glance published by the organization on November 10th.
Tallinn was ranked 76th in the 2017 Smart City Index released by the smart parking app EasyPark, next after Riga and one notch higher than Moscow. Vilnius ranked 73rd, writes LETA/BNS.