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More moderate increase in average wages expected in 2016 in Latvia

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, in the 1st quarter of 2016 average monthly gross wages and salaries in the country constituted 827 euros. As compared to the 1st quarter of 2015, average wages and salaries grew by 5.3%, moreover growth rate was lower than a year ago.

Construction input prices in Lithuania increased by 0.7% in April

Statistics Lithuania informs that in April 2016, compared to March, construction input prices increased by 0.7%. The change was mainly influenced by a 1.8% increase in wages and salaries.

In April, retail trade turnover in Latvia grew by 1.8% y-o-y

Calendar adjusted data (at constant prices) compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to April 2015, total retail trade turnover in April 2016 rose by 1.8%. Retail trade in food products decreased by 0.4%, whereas retail turnover in non-food products increased by 3.0%.

Construction volumes in Estonia increased by 3% in Q1

According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2016 compared to the same quarter of the previous year, the total production of Estonian construction enterprises in Estonia and foreign countries increased 3%. If only the Estonian construction market is taken into account, the construction ...

Unique online legal service Avokaado.ee launched in Estonia

Experienced Estonian lawyers have launched a unique online service platform Avokaado.ee that makes legal aid more affordable and quickly accessible for both businesses and individuals.

Forging intergovernmental agreement about Rail Baltica not an easy task

One should not harbor any illusions about quick progress in finalizing the intergovernmental agreement between the three Baltic States about the European-gauge railway project, Rail Baltica project, the Latvian Transport Ministry official said on the public Latvian Radio today, cites LETA.