Latvia will be in “lockdown” for a month from Thursday as the government tries to bring the coronavirus situation under control and relieve pressure on the healthcare system, Latvia’s public broadcaster LSM reported on Monday. New restrictions include non-essential store closures and a curfew between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m.Continue Reading

Finland’s rate of inflation, or the year-on-year change in consumer prices, rose to 2.2 percent in August, according to preliminary data published on Tuesday by Statistics Finland. The corresponding figure in July was 1.9 percent, and the latest figures continue this year’s trend of a monthly year-on-year increase in Finland’sContinue Reading

Getting to 90% of fully vaccinated people in Norway is an ambition, not a prerequisite for returning to normal everyday life, Minister of Health Bent Høie (H) stated. The health authorities’ overarching goal is to limit the spread of infection and keep the disease burden low until 90% of theContinue Reading

Last week, the top news in Lithuania were the call by Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda to achieve a 90% Covid-19 vaccination coverage and the International Monetary Fund’s warning about the Lithuanian economy’s possible overheating. President calls for 90 percent vaccination target  President Gitanas Nausėda said on Monday, August 30, thatContinue Reading

The global oil market is gradually recovering from the crisis caused by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. The increase in demand for oil, followed by restrictions cancellation in different countries, is natural and causes “black gold” supply shortages. Hence the need to increase oil production by the key exporters (Saudi Arabia,Continue Reading