Latvia: GDP down in Q2 2020

In April-June, compared to Q2 2019, gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 8.9% (according to seasonally and calendar non-adjusted data). In the first half of the year GDP reduced by 5.4%. In Q2, GDP at constant prices was EUR 6.9 billion. As compared to the previous quarter, GDP fell by 6.5% (according to seasonally and…

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Estonia: economy down in Q2 2020

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fell by 6.9% YoY in the second quarter of 2020, according to the state agency Statistics Estonia. GDP at current prices stood at EUR 6.4 billion. Robert Muursepp, leading analyst at Statistics Estonia, says most economic activities experienced an economic downturn as a result of the emergency situation. “Accommodation and food…

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Ukraine: president outlines strengths of Kirovohrad region

Kirovohrad region has a strong potential and should develop the transport sector, food industry, mechanical engineering, instrument engineering, IT, as well as land resources. “Kirovohrad region has a favorable geographical location and, therefore, good transport potential. It has very fertile lands and mineral resources, has a future in the food industry, mechanical engineering, instrument engineering…

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Ukraine: budget in deficit in January-July 2020

The deficit of Ukraine’s national budget in January-July was estimated at UAH 51.195 billion, or $1.9 billion, against UAH 2.857 billion ($104.3 million) in deficit reported last year, before the coronavirus-related crisis. The deficit of the country’s consolidated budget over the period under review was UAH 32.067 billion ($1.2 billion) against UAH 22.7 billion ($828.8…

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