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Monday, 06.07.2015, 00:04
The rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) lowered the credit rating of Estonia's state-owned energy company Eesti Energia from BBB to BBB + while the outlook remained stable, Eesti Energia announced, cites LETA.
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Due to Latvia's strong fiscal position, international ratings agency Standard&Poor’s has kept Latvia's rating at ''A-'' with a stable outlook in July 2015, reported BC the Latvian Institute.
Liberal economic policy has brought Estonia among the world’s most competitive countries, Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas said on June 8th while meeting with representatives of the Heritage Foundation, reports BC the government communication unit.
Due to Latvia's strong fiscal position, international ratings agency Standard&Poor’s has kept Latvia's rating at ''A-'' with a stable outlook, LETA was informed by the Finance Ministry.
In IMD World Competitiveness Ranking 2015, Lithuania moved to 28 position from 34, which is the highest position so far. Lithuania out-performed its neighbouring countries: Estonia stepped by one position to 31, Latvia declined by 8 positions to 43, Poland moved up but still is in position 33, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Enterprise Lithuania.
The University of Latvia has been graded with four stars in the "QS Top Universities Stars" ranking of universities, the University of Latvia's Press Center informed LETA.
The international ratings agency Fitch Ratings (Fitch) has affirmed Latvia's long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'A-', with a stable outlook, the agency informs LETA.