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Tuesday, 01.12.2015, 18:26
Standard & Poor's (S&P) ratings services has affirmed its 'A-/A-2' long and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Latvia. The outlook is stable, informs LETA/BNS.
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The international rating agency Fitch said on Friday that the Estonian government sector's surplus in 2014 totaled 0.7% and debt burden 10.4% of the gross domestic product, and the latter is estimated to drop to 9.2% by 2017, reports LETA/BNS.
Fitch on November 20th affirmed Estonia's long-term foreign and local currency issuer default ratings (IDR) at A+, with the outlook as stable, the international rating agency said in a press release, cites LETA/BNS.
Estonia has placed 21st among 145 states in the latest Global Gender Gap Report 2015 of the World Economic Forum, while last year Estonia placed 62nd among 142 countries surveyed, reports LETA/BNS.
The joint-stock power utility Latvenergo, with annual turnover at EUR 741.1 million in 2014, remains the leading company in the power industry, according to the "Latvian Business Annual Report 2015 compiled by Firmas.lv and LETA.
The international credit rating agency Fitch Ratings (Fitch) has affirmed Latvia's long-term foreign and local currency issuer default ratings at "A-"; the outlooks are stable, as the State Treasury informed LETA.
Estonia rose by one place to 31st in the fresh prosperity index published by the London-based think tank Legatum Institute, reports BNS/LETA.