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Putra: Latvian financial sector should work like a Swiss clock

Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry Edgar Putra thinks that the bank or the financial services industry Latvian should evolve in quality, rather than quantity direction, so that Latvia, like Switzerland, after some time be able to say that our banks work as precisely as a Swiss clock. Politician p...

In March, retail trade turnover in Latvia grew by 0.3%

Calendar adjusted data (at constant prices) compiled by the Data of Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to March 2015, in March 2016 total retail trade turnover rose by 0.3%. Retail trade in food products grew by 1.0%, whereas retail trade in non-food products – by 0.2%.

In Q1, GDP in Latvia dropped by 0.1%

Flash estimate of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) shows that, compared to the 4th quarter of 2015, in the 1st quarter of 2016, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) value dropped slightly – by 0.1%, according to seasonally adjusted data.

Estonia, China sign accord on cinematographic cooperation

Estonia's Minister of Culture Indrek Saar and Tong Gang, deputy minister of China's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, signed an agreement on cinematographic cooperation between the two countries in Beijing on Friday that will simplify the co-production of fil...

In March, the volume of industrial production decreased by 5% in Estonia

According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2016, the production of industrial enterprises decreased by 5% compared to March of the previous year. Production decreased in the energy sector, mining and quarrying, and manufacturing.

The turnover growth of retail in Estonia made 3% in March y-o-y

According to Statistics Estonia, in March 2016 compared to March 2015, the turnover of retail trade enterprises increased 3% at constant prices. While in January, the turnover increased 8% compared to the same month of the previous year and in February the growth decelerated to 5%, then in March ...