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Wednesday, 16.10.2019, 08:21
Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that in August 2019 the foreign trade turnover of Latvia amounted to EUR 2.37 bn, which at current prices was 9.5% less than in August 2017, of which the exports value of goods was 2.1% lower, but imports value of goods – 15.1% lower.
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Lithuanian businessman Igor Udovickij says a controversial deal on Biriu Kroviniu Terminalas' (Bulk Cargo Terminal, or BKT) investments in Klaipeda is necessary to be able to handle Belarus' growing fertilizer exports via the Lithuanian seaport, informed LETA/BNS.
According to Statistics Estonia, in August, 9% more tourists stayed in accommodation establishments than in August 2018. The number of nights spent by tourists increased by 7%. 286,000 of the visitors of accommodation establishments were foreign tourists and 202,000 were domestic tourists.
The latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in September 2019, compared to September 2018, the average level of consumer prices* rose by 2.6%. Prices of goods increased by 2.4% and prices of services by 3.0%.
Lithuania's consumer prices rose by 0.9% in September from August following three consecutive months of negative inflation, the country's statistics office said.
The number of passengers caught using public transport services in Riga without paying their fares rose 6.4% from August 2019 to 2,608 people in September 2019, representatives of Rigas Satiksme municipal transport company informed LETA.
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in September 2019 was -0.2% compared to August 2019 and 2.2% compared to September of the previous year.