The Baltics Today

In 2017, number of job vacancies rose by 2.6 thousand in Latvia

Data of Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2017 there were 17.0 thou. job vacancies in Latvia, which is 2.6 thou. vacancies or 17.9% more than in 2016. In public sector there were 6.1 thou. job vacancies van in private sector 10.9 thou. vacancies. Over the year, the number of job vacan...

Estonian Fitek buys 50% of Serbian e-invoicing firm

The Estonian financial service automator and fintech company Fitek Group has acquired 50% of the Serbian business New Image, provider of e-invoicing and digital printing solutions in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, reports LETA/BNS.

Nordic states lead in the Global “happiness index”

World Happiness Report-2018 has shown that among ten “happiest countries” in the world there are five Scandinavian states: Finland, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Sweden. The Report acknowledges a clear advantage of a Nordic model’s development for other European states to emulate.

IMF recommends Estonian government to defer some expenditures

A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that visited Estonia for Article IV consultations said that it considers Estonia's economic performance to have been strong, supported by robust institutions and determined market-oriented reforms, whereas its recommendation for the country is to...

Civinity housing management group acquires Vestabalt Serviss in Riga

International housing management group Civinity has acquired Vestabalt Serviss company that has been restructured, and in the merger process has changed its name to VBS Serviss, informs LETA.

Lithuania inviting world manufacturers of self-driving vehicles

After preparing a legal base and a rather advanced infrastructure, Lithuania is inviting world manufacturers of self-driving vehicles to try the new-generation cars in the country. Although there has been no interest so far, Lithuania is keeping up hope of seeing driverless vehicles on the countr...