Date: 12.02.2020.

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 28.02.2020, 23:27

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Tourists spend EUR 1.04 bn in Tallinn in 2019

Tourists spend EUR 1.04 bn in Tallinn in 2019

12.02.2020

According to preliminary data, permanent residents of foreign countries in 2019 made 4.5 mln visits to and spent an estimated 1.04 bn euros in Tallinn, reported LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Estonia, Good for Business, Tourism



Extraordinarily mild weather keeps electricity price in Estonia low in January

Extraordinarily mild weather keeps electricity price in Estonia low in January

12.02.2020

Low consumption caused by extraordinarily mild weather as well as an increase in Nordic hydro stocks helped keep the price of electricity low in January, Estonian state-owned power generating group Eesti Energia said LETA/BNS.

Amount of gas pumped out of Incukalns underground storage facility has increased 54% in January

Amount of gas pumped out of Incukalns underground storage facility has increased 54% in January

12.02.2020

The amount of gas pumped out of the Incukalns underground natural gas facility in January reached 3,608 GWh or by 54% more than a year ago, representatives of natural gas operator Conexus Baltic Grid (Conexus) said LETA.


Estonian intelligence: Chain of command in tunnel financing may run back to Chinese govt

Estonian intelligence: Chain of command in tunnel financing may run back to Chinese govt

12.02.2020

As with many apparently private companies in China, the chain of command in the proposed financing scheme of an undersea tunnel between Tallinn and Helsinki may run back to the Chinese central government, the Estonian Foreign Intelligence Service says in its annual report published Wednesday citing LETA/BNS.

Bank of Estonia: Inflation remained modest in January

Bank of Estonia: Inflation remained modest in January

12.02.2020

Data from Statistics Estonia show that the yearly rise in the price of the consumer basket slowed to 1.6% in January. Consumer prices were 0.4% lower in January than they were in December. The fall in prices over the month was due to cheaper electricity and garments and footwear. Prices for those goods fell by more than the usual seasonality in January. Inflation for services remained fast though, as many companies adjusted their prices at the start of the year.


12.02.2020

Estonia: In 2019, trade stayed at the same level as in 2018

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2019, compared to 2018, the exports of goods stayed at the same level and imports decreased by 1%. The substantial increase in trade in the first half of the year compensated for the decrease in the second half.

12.02.2020

Viking XPRS to not operate on Tallinn-Helsinki route this weekend due to technical issue

A technical failure was detected on the Finnish shipper Viking Line's Viking XPRS ferry, which operates on the Tallinn-Helsinki route, and the vessel will be docked from Friday to Sunday this week, informed LETA/BNS.

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