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Friday, 21.10.2016, 21:26
The 2016 Pension Sustainability Index compiled by German insurance company Allianz shows the pension system of Latvia as the seventh most sustainable in the world, followed by the pension system of Estonia in eighth place, writes LETA/BNS.
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With a turnover of EUR 185.9 mln, construction supplies retailer Depo DIY was the leader in Latvia's construction industry in 2015, according to the Latvian Business Report 2016 collated by Firmas.lv and LETA.
Lithuania ranks among global leaders when benchmarked for the preparation and procurement of Public and Private Partnerships (PPP). The preparation of PPPs has been highlighted as a particularly strong area where Lithuania gained 96 out of 100 points, sharing first place with countries with such well-developed PPP processes as the United Kingdom, Invest Lithuania representative informed BC.
Several Scandinavian banks that are also represented in Baltic States have been included in a list of 50 safest banks in the world, compiled by the Global Finance magazine.
Euro-area Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) unexpectedly rose this September to 104.9 points from 103.5 points in August, reaching the highest level since January, the European Commission said in its statement.
atvia ranks 49th in the latest Global Competitiveness Index by the World Economic Forum, having slipped down from the 44th position last year.
he Estonian capital Tallinn rose 28 places to 50th in the rankings of the world's most competitive financial centers which is the second highest place among East European cities after Warsaw which placed 45th, it appears from the Global Financial Centers Index (GFCI) released by the think tank Z/Yen, writes LETA/BNS.