Turkmenistan: banana harvest up in 2019

Preparations for a new banana harvesting season are underway in the Sakarchage district of the Mary region of Turkmenistan. The local company “Ferhar” plans to receive dozens of tons of exotic fruit this year. Thus, the experiment on growing bananas of dwarf varieties most suitable for the arid climate of Turkmenistan continues. The experience of…

Estonia: retail turnover up in June 2019

According to information released by Statistics Estonia, the turnover of retail trade enterprises in June increased by 3% YoY at constant prices, to EUR 635 million. The turnover of stores selling manufactured goods increased by 4%. Turnover increased in five and decreased in two economic activities. Turnover increased the most in stores selling textiles, clothing…

Latvia: 40.5% of unemployed people middle-aged

At the end of 2018 Latvia’s State Employment Agency (SEA) focused on the category of unemployed people older than 50. These people accounted for 40.5% of all unemployed people in Latvia, according to the agency’s 2018 report. Long-term unemployed people were also SEA’s focus last year. These people account for 25.1% of all unemployed people…