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Friday 15.02.2019 | Name days: Olafs, Aloizs, Alvils, Olavs

Latvia current account surplus - 1% of GDP

Third quarter this year reports positive current account balance, reaching 37 million lats or 1% of the forecast GDP.

Estonia’s total business sector profits double during the year

This year, during the third quarter, the total profit of enterprises registered in Estonia amounted to 9.7 billion kroon, which is two times more than during the second quarter, informs Statistics Estonia.

Lithuania extends alcohol sale time

Lithuanian Seimas (the Parliament) has decided to extend alcohol sale time by two hours.

Eesti Energia could lose a billion kroons

The government's decision to attribute Eesti Energia 1.2 billion kroons for power units construction breaches two competition principles, therefore it must be revoked.

17% of Estonian companies show wrong prices

17% of companies in Estonia show wrong prices of goods or services, according to Department of Consumer Protection conducted raid.

Tallinn and Vilnius compete for the title «murders capital»

Vilnius is the leader but Tallinn ranks as the second in the number of murders per 100 000 residents during 2002 and 2008, according to Eurostat data.

EC: Lithuania should implement the Third Energy Directive despite Russia’s protests

Lithuania cannot utilize the exemption of the European Union Energy Directive; therefore, the country needs to separate the gas supply from gas transmission by using the gas pipeline, the European Commission indicates in a letter to the Lithuanian Prime Minister’s Office.

Unemployment rate in Estonia grows by 1 599 people in a week’s time

Within a week’s time, from November 19 to 25, the number of unemployed persons in Estonia has increased by 1 599 people, making the registered unemployment rate mount to 10.3% of the economically active population.