Lithuanian industrial production growth slowed in April to 4% y/y on an adjusted basis, according to data from Statistics Lithuania released on May 22.
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Latvia's consumer price index (CPI) grew 3.4% y/y in April, data released by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) on May 11 showed.
The fall of communism has been followed by successive backlashes against feminism, the latest inspired by the election of populist rightwing governments.
Training women in science and technology to give them access to the green job market would reduce shortfall of skilled workers in emerging energy sectors.
Commercial banks have been slow to jump at the opportunity to finance small-scale energy efficiency projects because the return on investment for them tends to be low.
While the CPI surge across most of CEE is showing signs of fading, it persists in the Baltics, suggesting strong underlying price growth pressures.
Latvia's calendar-adjusted industrial production grew 10% y/y in March, the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) reported on May 8.
Estonia's consumer price index (CPI) grew 3.2% in annual terms in April, data from Statistics Estonia showed on May 8.
The result shows a welcome acceleration in economic growth of as much as 1.7pp compared to the adjusted reading from the fourth quarter of 2016.
The reading shows the industrial sector improving its performance after an already strong growth of 9% y/y in February.
The reading marks a significant acceleration, and pushes the country's economy onto a much steeper growth trajectory than seen in recent quarters.
Gazprom aims to further divide the EU by offering a share of the spoils to CEE countries, but Brussels is finally facing up to the challenge.
Worsening relations between Russia and the West, plus pressure to meet Nato defence spending commitments, push up expenditure in Eastern Europe.
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