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Ceturtdiena 09.04.2020 | Name days: Valērija, Žubīte

Economic crisis propels 12% price increase in Estonia

During three year’s time, prices have grown by 12% on average in Estonia. This is significantly more than the observed average price climb (7%) in the European Union.

Minister advisers' salaries allowed to be increased

Minister advisers and office employees will be allowed to receive higher salaries because the Saeima has revoked the hitherto existing employee salary ceiling, including these job categories in a single joint public officials wage system.

Estonia to run out of EU unemployment funds soon

In July 2011 Estonia will run out of the European Union (EU) funds allocated to the social sector support, including the unemployed.

UPB Board Chairman: Scandinavian markets offer better experience and competitiveness rise

In Scandinavian markets it is possible to get greater experience in engineering solutions, and in work safety issues, as well as, considering that we are one region neighbours, enhance our potential market competitiveness in the Baltic States market.

Average unemployment rate next year – 14%

The average unemployment rate will form 14% next year, which means the society will witness considerable improvements only in the second half of 2011.

SP initiate criminal proceedings on the election document counterfeiting

The Security Police has initiated criminal proceedings related to the possible infringement of law during the aggregation of 10th Saeima election results.

Milk purchase price climbs by 5%

The purchase price of milk in September, compared to the previous month, has climbed by 5%, reaching 184.52 lats per tonne.

Political scientists: Auditor General’s involvement in politics would reduce her popularity

State Auditor General Inguna Sudraba might lose her popularity rapidly, if she became a politician, believe political scientists, not excluding the possibility she might be trying to polish her reputation with such statements.

Latvia Post plans to increase domestic parcel rates

Latvia Post (Latvijas Pasts) has submitted to Public Utilities Commission a draft on domestic parcel rates, as it plans to increase the domestic parcel rates considerably.

Euro strengthening could slow down Estonia export

The strengthening of the euro against the dollar in recent months could have a negative impact on Estonia’s export, which rose by 40% in August this year, compared to the corresponding period in 2009.

ME Kampars: positive result in negotiations with Gazprom

Although negotiations with Gazprom and the Latvian government are still ongoing, the agreement on price reduction is a big step forward, said the Minister of Economics of Latvia Artis Kampars.

Russian billionaires interested in Latvenergo LNG terminal construction

Good acquaintances of Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin – businessmen Yuriy Kovalchuk and Gennady Timchenko intend to develop business in Latvia and use it as a base for economic expansion in Europe.


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