Latvia: unemployment decline to stop in 2020

The unemployment level decline in Latvia will become slower or even stop this year, according to bank analysts. Swedbank senior economist Agnese Buceniece says under slower economic growth demand for laborers will gradually calm down. The first signals for this came up from business surveys. “Although labor force shortage remains a significant force behind wage…

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Kazakhstan: Bek Air flights suspended

Kazakhstan has suspended the Bek Air Company’s flights, the press service of the Kazakh Industry and Infrastructure Ministry reports. The Bek Air plane en route Almaty-Nur-Sultan carrying 95 passengers and 5 crewmembers disappeared from radar screens. It crashed shortly after take-off leaving at least 12 people dead. The President expressed his condolences to the friends…

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