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Colliers projects activity on Latvian real estate market to pick up in coming years

While the current cycle on the Estonian and Lithuanian real estate markets will continue for one or two more years, activity on the Latvian property market is going to pick up in the next coming years, Deniss Kairans, a Partner and Managing Director at Colliers International (Colliers) in Latvia,...

Booking.com plans to create 900 jobs in Vilnius in 5 years

Online travel giant Booking.com plans to open a customer service center in Vilnius in April 2018 and to create up to 900 new jobs within five years, informs LETA/BNS Special.

Grybauskaite: Moscow behind Lukashenko’s snubbing of Brussels summit

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite says that Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko does not participate in Friday's Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels because of Moscow's decisions, reports LETA/BNS.

Court grants Latvian regional press publisher’s request to ban ads in municipal newspaper

Administrative Regional Court in Jelgava has granted a regional press publisher’s request to ban the publication of advertisements in the municipality-funded newspaper Iecavas Zinas, Andris Taurins, a lawyer at Sorainen law firm, told LETA.

Estonia’s fiscal receipts increased by 7.9% in January-September

In the first nine months of 2017 a total of 6.55 billion euros of revenue flowed into Estonia's state budget, representing an increase of 7.9% over the same period last year, while expenditures and investments totaled 6.51 billion euros, 7.4% more than in the first nine months of 2016, figures fr...

Estonia’s tax burden was higher than OECD average in 2016

Estonia had a tax-to-gross domestic product (tax-to-GDP) ratio of 34.7% in 2016, slightly higher than the average ratio for member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), figures available from the OECD show, cites LETA/BNS.