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Friday, 23.03.2018, 22:13
Lithuania's annual inflation remains the biggest in the Baltic states, according to data provided by national statistics agencies.
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The latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that during the year* (in February 2018, compared to February 2017) the average level of consumer prices rose by 1.8 %. Prices of goods grew by 1.1 % and prices of services by 3.6%.
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in February 2018 was 0.9% compared to January 2018 and 3.1% compared to February of the previous year.
According to Statistics Estonia, in January 2018, domestic and foreign tourists who stayed in Estonian accommodation establishments numbered 206,000, which is 7% more than in January 2017.
In January 2018, Latvia's hydro power plants generated two times more electric power than in the respective period last year, according to the information from the Central Statistical Bureau.
The registered unemployment level in Latvia reached 7.1 % in February, which is by 0.1 %age points more than in January, said State Employment Agency (NVA) head Evita Simsone in an interview with the Latvian commercial LNT television.
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that in 2017 the amount of passengers arrived at and departed from the Riga International Airport for the first time has exceeded 6 mln.