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Thursday, 02.04.2020, 00:11
According to Statistics Estonia, in January 2020, the production of industrial enterprises decreased by 11% compared to January 2019. Production decreased in manufacturing as well as in energy and mining.
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According to Statistics Estonia, in January 2020, compared to January 2019, the exports of goods decreased by 1% and imports by 9%. While overall exports declined, there was an increase in the exports of agricultural products and food preparations, and in particular, cereals, informed Statistics Estonia.
Lithuania's consumer prices edged down by 0.1% in February from January, taking a downward turn for the first time since August 2019, Statistics Lithuania said on Monday.
The latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in February 2020, compared to February 2019, the average level of consumer prices* rose by 2.3%. Prices of goods increased by 1.9% and prices of services by 3.1%.
According to Statistics Estonia, Estonian transport enterprises served nearly 222 mln passengers in 2019, which is 6% more than the previous year. The carriage of passengers increased in road, rail and water transport, but decreased in air transport.
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in February 2020 was 0.5% compared to January 2020 and 2.0% compared to February of the previous year.
Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) data show that 118 mln tons of the freight was carried in transport by land and pipeline in 2019, which is a drop of 10.7 mln tons (8.3 %) compared to 2018, when freight transport volume was the largest in the last five years. In 2019, freights transported to and from Latvian ports accounted for 62.4 mln tonnes, which is 5.7% less than in 2018, when freight transport volume also at ports was one of the largest in the last five years.