The Baltics Today

Number of visitors stayed at Latvian hotels grew by 10.8% in January

The number of nights spent by guests at Latvia’s hotels and other tourist facilities in the first month of 2018 grew by 10.8% against the same period last year to 294,900, writes LETA, according to the data released by the Central Statistics Bureau (CSB).

Novalpina to buy Estonia’s Olympic Entertainment Group

The Luxembourg registered investment company Novalpina intends to make an offer to acquire all shares of the listed Estonian gaming group Olympic Entertainment Group AS (OEG) for EUR 288.4 million, and Olympic's two anchor shareholders Armin Karu and Jaan Korpusov have already accepted the offer,...

Lithuania’s central bank improves economic growth outlook

The central Bank of Lithuania has improved the outlook for the country's economic development in light of positive changes in the international climate and the recovering investment, informs LETA/BNS.

Number of transit trains via Lithuania to triple during soccer championship in Russia

Lithuanian and Russian officials have agreed to triple the number of passenger trains to the Russian Kaliningrad region when the Russian exclave hosts matches of the FIFA World Cup, reports LETA/BNS.

Aggregate profit of Latvian credit unions down to EUR 347,300 in 2017

The aggregate profit of Latvian credit unions in 2017 was EUR 347,291, down 18.4% from 2016, the Latvian financial watchdog said, cites LETA.

Latvia has 3rd highest number of public holidays in EU

In 2018, Latvia has the third highest number of public holidays among EU member states, according to the data on public holidays in the bloc’s member states in 2018, published in the Official Journal of the European Union, cites LETA/BNS.