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Number of tourists in Latvian hotels grew by 11.3% in Q3

According to the data of Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), the number of visitors in hotels and other accommodation establishments (1) in the 3rd quarter of the year 2014 comprised 764.6 thousand people. That is 11.3% more than in the 3rd quarter of 2013.

Social protection expenditure in Latvia increased by 6.1% in 2013

Preliminary data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that in 2013 social protection expenditure in Latvia in accordance with the ESSPROS (1) methodology accounted for EUR 3 276.8 mln, which is EUR 188.4 mln more than in 2012.

In 2013, the largest increase in nominal GDP per capita observed in Vilnius and Kaunas counties

Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on non-final data, in 2013, gross domestic product (GDP) increased in all counties. In 2013, the largest increase in nominal GDP per capita was observed in Vilnius and Kaunas counties – by 6.6 and 6.4% respectively; nominal GDP per capita in the whole econ...

In Q3, Lithuanian hotels received 7.5% more guests

According to the provisional data of Statistics Lithuania, in III quarter 2014, the accommodation establishments of Lithuania received 836.1 thousand guests, which is by 7.5% more than in the same quarter of 2013.

Loans and leases of Estonian households grew by 2.1% in January-October

Loans and leases of Estonian households grew by 2.1% over the year in October 2014, Estonian central bank Eesti Pank said in fresh comments, cites LETA.

OECD: stagnant eurozone poses major risk to world growth

The weak eurozone economy poses a key threat to global growth, the OECD warned Tuesday, urging more flexibility in fiscal rules for struggling EU members like France and Italy to prevent another recession, cites LETA/AFP.




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