Latvia: unemployment up in Q2 2020

In April-June, unemployment rate comprised 8.6%. Compared to the previous quarter, rate of unemployment has risen by 1.2%, but during a year – by 2.2%. In the result of Covid-19 crisis, the number of unemployed increased. In Q2, the number of unemployed persons aged 15-74 comprised 83.5 thousand, up by 22 thousand YoY and by…

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Estonia: startups turnover up in Q1 2020

Despite the global coronavirus crisis, Estonian startups generated EUR 364.5 million in turnover in the first six months of 2020, up by 40% YoY, Startup Estonia reported. Among Estonian startups, the biggest turnovers were generated in the six-month period by Bolt (EUR 132.7 million), Pipedrive (EUR 30.6 million), Adcash (EUR 16.5 million), Starship Technologies (EUR…

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