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Eesti Energia refuses to talk about tariff raise

Estonia’s state energy company Eesti Energia is currently refusing to provide information about tariff increase, which is intended in early 2012.

Over 40% of Lithuanians using social sites

41% of Lithuania’s residents are registered at one of the many social networking sites, according to the latest survey by the agency RAIT. The most popular social site is Facebook.

Apartment prices surge 4.9% over the year

In June 2011, apartment prices in Riga climbed 0.6%, due to the overwhelming demand over the supply of quality apartments at new projects, resulting in increased sales prices.

Settlement of multi-million dispute between airport and airBaltic approved

Riga District Court approved on Wednesday, July 6, a settlement attained few months ago in the dispute between Riga International Airport and the Latvian airline airBaltic on recovering a debt of 3.42 million lats.

Survey: 38% of Latvia citizens would vote for new political force

With his presidential term coming to end, Valdis Zatlers plans to announce on July 8 whether he will form his own party before the upcoming emergency parliamentary elections in autumn. TNS Latvia survey shows that 38% of the economically-active residents of Latvia would vote for a new political force.

Anti-corruption bureau’s workers happy about Vilnitis leaving

The anti-corruption bureau's employees are relieved about Normunds Vilnitis dismissal from the chief's post, now being able to focus on immediate tasks, rather than writing endless explanations, said Alvis Vilks, the renewed Deputy Director of CPCB.

Fitch raises Estonia’s credit rating to A+

The international rating agency Fitch Rating has upgraded Estonia's credit rating to A+, in view of the country’s strong economic growth and sound financial system.

Latvia reports second highest retail growth in EU in May

In May 2011, Latvia reported the second largest retail turnover increase (2.0%) in the European Union, according to the EU official statistics office Eurostat.

Medicine wholesales grow 7%

In May 2011, medicine wholesalers in Latvia sold medicinal products worth 18.02 million lats, including the value added tax, which is 7% more than in April 2011.

77.84% more new companies registered in first half-year

In the first half of this year, 9 495 new companies and their branches were registered, which is 77.84% more over the same period last year, according to data compiled by Lursoft. Moreover, the number of newly-registered businesses keeps growing.

Swedbank: middle-aged men choose life insurance the most

In Latvia, life insurance is more popular among men, besides, the main life insurance buyers are people aged 30-50 years.

Investigation launched at police regarding airBaltic’s application on Economy Minister

A departmental investigation has been initiated at the State Police regarding airBaltic's application about the Economy Minister Artis Kampars. Initially, the airline turned with the application to the Prosecutor General's Office; however, it was then sent to the SP Chief for the organization of investigation and decision-making.

Newly-elected President of Latvia Berzins married

The newly-elected President of Lavia Andris Berzins has married his current partner Dace Seisuma, revealed Karina Ravina-Vimba, secretary of the President.

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