According to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB), compared to the average level of 2013, construction costs in Latvia in 2014 grew by 0.4%.
Estonia has climbed to the 8th position worldwide in the 2015 Index of Economic Freedom, a list compiled by the US think tank the Heritage Found......
According to the preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, the production of milk amounted to 799,300 tons in 2014, which is 4% more than the year earlier. The number of dairy cows decreased by the end of the year, but milk production per cow increased.
US investors are becoming increasingly interested in Latvian enterprises lately, especially IT companies, according to the international audit, tax, and business advisory company KPMG, reports LETA.
The operational losses of Nordea bank in Latvia last year reached EUR 27.4 million, the bank informed LETA.
The number of Russian tourists visiting Latvia last year reduced by 6% when compared to 2013, reports LETA, according to statistics from the Economy Ministry and the Latvian Tourism Development Agency (TAVA).