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Wednesday, 29.11.2023, 07:09
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.
Latvian banks have practically disposed of non-resident deposits and the share of domestic and euro area deposits has grown to 94 percent already, Santa Purgaile, head of the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC), said in an interview with TV3 channel referred LETA.
The Latvian Civil Aviation Agency (CAA) is working to obtain from Irish low-costs carrier Ryanair information on passengers of its Bergamo-Riga flight as one of the passengers on that flight later tested positive for the novel coronavirus Covid-19, CAA representative Aivis Vincevs informed LETA.
A tanker with Russian oil for Belarusian oil refiner Naftan is expected to arrive in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda on Wednesday, following the delivery of a Norwegian crude cargo for the Novopolotsk refinery via the Lithuanian port in late January, reported LETA/BNS.
The bigger Estonian businesses get and the more they grow over the border, the greater the risk of economic crime, both from internal as well as external parties, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Estonia leading consultant Erki Magi said based on a survey carried out by PwC, reported LETA/BNS.
Estonia reported its second coronavirus Covid-19 case on Tuesday, reported LETA/BNS.
In January 2020, drug wholesalers sold EUR 37.28 million worth (including VAT) of medicines in Latvia, which is an increase of 7.19% against the same period a year ago and a 2.98 percent rise against December 2019, according to information from the State Agency of Medicines.