Provisional data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that, in comparison with September, exports value of goods at current prices in October 2013 has increased by 8.4%, and imports value has grown by 5.3%.
According to Statistics Estonia, in October 2013, exports of goods decreased by 1% and imports by 6% at current prices compared to October of the previous year. The decrease in exports was mostly influenced by the dispatches of agricultural goods which declined by 17% compared to October 2012.
According to Statistics Estonia, 148,000 foreign tourists and 80,000 domestic tourists used the services of accommodation establishments in October 2013. The total number of tourists increased by 4% compared to October of the previous year.
Johannes Hahn, Commissioner responsible for the European Regional Policy underlined that the EU cohesion policy represents both the member states and foreign states’ investment opportunity. For the first time the Commission introduced strict conditions that the member states and regions must meet...
The decision of the Supreme Court to declare restrictions on founding of pharmacies unconstitutional and invalid is the first step towards normalising the market of medicines.
Foreign Secretary William Hague, UK International Anti-Corruption Champion Ken Clarke and International Development Secretary Justine Greening issued a joint statement on the importance of International Anti-Corruption Day.