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In August, retail trade in Latvia experienced annual increase 3.9%

Data of Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to July, the total retail trade turnover in August 2014 dropped by 0.2%, according to seasonally adjusted data at constant prices. Compared to August 2013, the total retail trade turnover in August 2014 increased by 3.9%.

In 10 years, 439.5 thousand persons emigrated and 107.2 thousand immigrated in Lithuania

Statistics Lithuania informs that an annual publication International Migration of the Lithuanian Population 2013 has been released. The publication presents statistical information on international migration processes and their influence on the demographic development, labour market and standard...

Tax rates to be altered no more often than once a year in Latvia

Tax rates will be altered no more often than once in a year in Latvia, according to amendments to the Law on Taxes and Fees that the government approved today, reports LETA.

EU gives more aid to farmers hurt by Russia sanctions

The European Union (EU) introduced a new aid package on Tuesday worth EUR 165 million to help farmers hit by Russian sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, but tightened up on dubious compensation claims, LETA/AFP reports.

Price decline expected in Latvia for properties that cost around EUR 150,000

A price increase is expected in the apartment segment in which the market price now is close to EUR 250,000, while in the apartment segment covering the price range around EUR 150,000, there is expected a price decline, believes Arco Real Estate board member Maris Laukalejs, reports LETA/

Estonian budget collects 63.7% annual revenue in 8 months

According to the Estonian Ministry of Finance, the Estonian state budget collected revenue of 5.11 billion euros in the first eight months of the year, which is 63.7% of the total amount planned in the budget for the year, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

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