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Thursday, 23.09.2021, 17:41
In 2019, the annual cargo volume of the listed Estonian port company Tallinna Sadam totaled 19.9 million tons, decreasing by 3.3% compared to the previous year, while the number of passengers increased by 0.2% y-o-y, reaching a record of 10.64 mln passengers.
Last year's decline in Klaipeda's total cargo throughput was due to container traffic, not to Belarus' fertilizer exports via the Lithuanian seaport, the chief executive officer of Biriu Kroviniu Terminalas (Bulk Cargo Terminal, or BKT) said LETA/BNS.
Baltic stock returns. 2019 appeared to be quite a solid year for Baltic stock market, if one looks at it in isolation: OMX Baltic Benchmark price index has returned 6.73%, while its Total Return index yielded 13.62%, implying that almost half of its performance was generated by returning cash to the investors via dividends and share capital reduction.
Post-Christmas blues is a common phenomenon, and experts say the best way to beat it is through traveling. Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, welcomes visitors with a Light Festival and various cultural events happening throughout January and February.
The latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in December 2019, compared to December 2018, the average level of consumer prices* rose by 2.3%. Prices of goods increased by 2.1% and prices of services by 2.6%.
Wastewater from Lithuanian cardboard plant to have negative long-term effect on Latvia's sea environment - Environmental Service
The wastewater pollution from Lithuanian cardboard plant Grigeo in the Curonian Lagoon is having a negative long-term effect on on sea environment also in Latvia, the State Environment Service's representative Darta Seso told LETA.
New Year has started with the first significant projects supported by Rietumu Bank and its Charity Fund.