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In November, level of producer prices in Latvian industry decreased by 0.1%

According to the data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) compared to October producer prices in industry in November 2014 dropped by 0.1%. In November compared to November of the previous year, the average level of producer prices in the Latvian industry remained the same.

In 2013, Lithuania’s health care expenditure increased by 4%

According to preliminary data of Statistics Lithuania, in 2013 expenditure on health care totalled LTL 7.8 billion (EUR 2.3 billion). Compared with 2012 it increased by LTL 266 million (EUR 77 million) or 4%, whereas compared with 2011 it increased by 7%, reports LETA/ELTA

Cargo ship Sea Wind starts on Tallinn-Vuosaari route in January

Cargo ship Sea Wind, which is owned by AS Tallink Grupp, starts its operations on Tallinn-Vuosaari route on 8th of January 2015. The ship will be under Estonian flag and the crew will consist of Estonian seamen, reports BC port’s press service.

Latvia lifts several advertising restrictions on MTG

The Competition Council in Latvia has decided to change several binding rules formerly imposed on broadcaster MTG Broadcasting AB (MTG), allowing the company to change cooperation terms in regard to the placement of classic advertisements by its clients.

EU Commission approves updated draft budgetary plan of Latvia for 2015

The European Commission has confirmed its opinion on the updated draft budgetary plan of Latvia for 2015, the Finance Ministry informed the press representatives, cites LETA.

Lithuania’s State Tourism Department gets new chief

Jurgita Kazlauskiene has been selected to head the State Tourism Department (VTD). Up until now, she worked as the deputy president of the European Spas Association, also led the Lithuanian Spas Association, reports LETA/ELTA.