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Wednesday, 22.09.2021, 01:48
On the back of persistently weak external demand and increasing caution of banks and businesses, overall lending indicators as well as those of corporate loans declined in November, with the housing loan portfolio being the only one posting the usual minor growth. Hence, the annual growth rate of domestic lending dropped to 0.8%, a low since 2017.
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Electricity distribution system operator Elektrilevi has been building since the start of 2019 an operator-neutral access network, or the so-called internet last mile, which is to enable all telecommunications operators to provide their services on equal terms, the "Aktuaalne kaamera" newscast of public broadcaster ERR reported.
Lithuania's northern region of Siauliai has created an app for tourists, Siauliai Tourism Information Center announced LETA/BNS.
Merging Financial and Capital Market Commission with Bank of Latvia has more advantages than disadvantages - Kazaks03.01.2020
Merging of the Bank of Latvia with the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) would have more advantages than disadvantages, but it will require a strict separation of monetary policy and financial market supervision functions, and the merger will also have to ensure that the central bank's reserves are not touched in the event of different legal disputes, the Bank of Latvia Governor Martins Kazaks says in an interview with LETA.
Information accumulated at the Register of Enterprises over the past thirty years will be available to the public free of charge as of next week, as Chief State Notary Guna Paidere told LETA.
In November 2019, against October, construction input prices increased by 0.8%.
Statistics Lithuania and the Bank of Lithuania publish provisional data on foreign direct investment for III quarter 2019.