Ukraine: number of vacancies down

The number of vacancies in the Ukrainian labor market has decreased by 34% over the past two week of quarantine, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has reported this in its weekly economic review. According to the report, during the second week of quarantine, the number of new vacancies continued to decline, although at a…

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Ukraine: gas imports up in Q1 2020

Ukraine’s imports of natural gas rose to 2.7 billion cubic meters in the first quarter of 2020, up by 76% YoY, according the LLC Operator of the Gas Transmission System of Ukraine (OGTSU). In particular, Ukraine’s imports from Slovakia amounted to 1.9 billion cubic meters (+99%), Hungary – 0.5 billion cubic meters (+58%) and Poland…

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Estonia: labor market deteriorating

A total of 2,059 newly unemployed persons registered with the Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund (Tootukassa) last week. According to Deputy Secretary General on Labor and Employment Policy Sten Andreas Erlich, the labor market is deteriorating. 40,125 people were registered unemployed in Estonia as of March 29. The number of newly registered unemployed last week was…

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