Archive for the ‘Baltic News’ Category

In exports to Russia, the share of re-export has for years been high. Both in 2013 and during the first half of 2014, goods of Estonian origin formed only about a quarter of total exports to Russia. Almost a half of goods exported to Russia were mechanical equipment, agricultural and food produc...

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It looked at the lighter side of serious events, but fast forward 50 years and it would be very hard to be light-hearted about the ‘Ukraine crisis.’ This is a week when significant policies will be revised, and life changing decisions made. As this edition goes to press, NATO is mee...

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Reacting to Moscow’s propaganda campaign, Lithuania has launched an aggressive counterattack. The eager warriors of the information war have already harmed the quality of Lithuanian journalism, confirming the old adage that truth is the first victim of war. Lithuania’s President Dal...

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What makes this election different is seeing what course the electorate will take based on the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. The recent Russian invasion and annexation of Crimea, and the support of breakaway rebels in eastern Ukraine, has uneased the Baltic States. Like Ukraine, the Baltic Stat...

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A low rate of participation in the labor force meant that the unemployment rate fell at the same time, to 6.9 percent, which indicates there is a shortage of labor. The adjustment of companies to the consistently weak economic environment is evident in the labor market. Annual growth in employ...

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Gene Zolotarev about EU financial system