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Monday, 17.06.2019, 00:34
The current account of the Estonian balance of payments was in surplus by 70 million euros in the first quarter of 2019, which is the same as in the first quarter of 2018.
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A total of 29% of entrepreneurs in Latvia admit they are starting to feel effects of recession amid slowing economic growth, shows the European Payment Report 2019, released by Intrum credit management services company citing LETA.
In I quarter 2019, against the same quarter of 2018, labour costs per hour worked in industrial, construction and service enterprises (individual enterprises included), calendar adjusted, increased by 5.4%, of which in business enterprises – 3.7%.
The latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in May 2019, compared to May 2018, the average level of consumer prices* rose by 3.3%. Prices of goods increased by 3.4% and prices of services – by 3.1%.
According to the latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), in 2018 Latvian residents went on 2.2 mln trips abroad, which is 5.8% more than a year ago, and spent EUR 563.8 mln, 0.3% less.
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in May 2019 was 0.2% compared to April 2019 and 3.1% compared to May of the previous year.
According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2019, there were approximately 11,450 job vacancies in the enterprises, institutions and organisations of Estonia. This trend has continued since the 1st quarter of 2017.