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Saturday, 21.10.2017, 07:48
The number of nights spent by guests at Latvia’s hotels and other tourist facilities in the first seven months of 2017 grew by 11.9% against the same period last year, reports LETA, according to the data released by the Central Statistics Bureau (CSB).
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According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2017, the Dwelling Price Index changed by -0.1% compared to the 4th quarter of 2016 and by 7.7% compared to the 1st quarter of 2016.
According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2017, compared to May 2016, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 1% at constant prices. For the second month in succession, turnover has shown a stable one-percent growth compared to the same month of the previous year.
The Bank of Lithuania and Statistics Lithuania publish the provisional data on direct investment for Q1 2017. Direct investment statistics was supplemented with the indicators of income from equity instruments (dividends), excluding reinvestment, and income from debt instruments (interest), calculated by applying the directional principle. The latest data release indicates that:
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to April, in May 2017 the level of construction costs in Latvia increased by 0.2 %. Labour remuneration of workers grew by 0.4 %, maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment rose by 0.3 %, whereas prices of building materials increased by 0.2 %.
The turnover of enterprises engaged in wholesale and retail trade of motor vehicles and motorcycles in Lithuania increased by 1.1%
The turnover of enterprises engaged in wholesale and retail trade of motor vehicles and motorcycles in Lithuania increased by 1.1%.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in June 2017 the consumer confidence indicator stood at minus 12; against May, it remained unchanged. More pessimistic expectations about changes in the household’s financial situation in the coming 12 months were counterbalanced by more optimistic expectations about changes in the country’s economic situation and making at least some savings in the coming 12 months.