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Sunday, 22.01.2017, 18:23
Lithuania is ahead of the other two Baltic states on the 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index of the world's most innovative economies, reports LETA/BNS.
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Latvia continues to lag behind the Baltic Sea region’s average level as its standing in the Baltic Sea Index has decreased by 6.8 points, according to Swedbank’s latest Baltic Sea Report.
Estonia outperforms the rest of Europe in the OECD's latest PISA survey, which evaluates the quality, equity and efficiency of school systems.Latvia is ahead of Lithuania but still trails behind Estonia.
In the latest Climate Change Performance index, Latvia received the highest score among the Baltic states, the Environment Protection and Regional Development Ministry informed LETA.
or the fifth year in a row, ABLV Bank owners Olegs Fils and Ernests Bernis top the ranking of Latvia's 100 wealthiest persons, collated by journalists Lato Lapsa and Kristine Bormane, magazine Kapitals, corporate finance company Laika Stars, and Lursoft.
Universities reach the coasts of the Baltic Sea in the 15th century – Rostock in (1419),Greifswald (1456), Uppsala in (1477) and Copenhagen (1479). The eastern coast got its first academic settlements roughly a hundred years later – in Königsberg (1544) and Tartu (1632) respectively.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Latvia's Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'A-', with stable outlooks, Fitch informs.