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Lithuania’s population aged most in EU over decade

The average age in Lithuania has increased by nine years over the last decade, more than in any other EU member state, informs LETA/BNS.

Estonian speaks with Indian colleague about ship guards

Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas on November 30th met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed the fate of the Estonian ship guards kept in India with him, informs LETA/BNS.

Solidarity tax to be charged on high salaries in Latvia as of 2016

Saeima in Latvia on November 30th passed in the final reading a bill providing for charging a much-criticized tax on high salaries, or the so called solidarity tax, as of January 1, 2016, informs LETA.

Latvian Saeima passes 2016 state budget

On November 30th, Latvian Saeima passed the 2016 state budget bill in the final reading; budget revenue is projected at approximately EUR 7.4 billion and spending at up to EUR 7.69 billion next year, reports LETA.

Revenue of Lithuanian shipper plummets 48% in January-September

State-controlled Lietuvos Juru Laivininkyste (Lithuanian Shipping Company, or LJL) saw its revenue fall by 48% in January through September 2015, to 8.1 million euros, from 15.5 million euros in the same period last year, informs LETA/BNS.

Consolidated profit of Snaige increased more than twofold in 9 months

Lithuania’s refrigerator manufacturer Snaige, which is part of Russia’s Polair group, posted 34.658 million euros in consolidated revenue for the first nine months of the year 2015, a rise of 4.1% from the year-earlier figure of 33.305 million euros, informs LETA/BNS.