Posts published in Day: September 4, 2021

Fitch affirms Estonia credit rating at AA-stable

Saturday, September 4, 2021

International credit rating agency Fitch has affirmed Estonia’s long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating at ‘AA-‘, with a stable outlook. Fitch announced Friday that: “We forecast the fiscal deficit to narrow to 3.5 percent of GDP in 2021 from 4.9 percent in 2020, much better than our previous projection of 4.2 percent of GDP and the government’s forecast of 6.0 percent of GDP. “Tax receipts are strong as job losses have…

360 cases of Covid-19 in Latvia

Saturday, September 4, 2021

On Saturday, September 4, Latvia recorded 360 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC). Of the total number of positive cases, 302 were unvaccinated persons, or persons not fully vaccinated, and 58 were fully vaccinated. The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 144,160.  Of 46,787 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 0.8% were positive. The 14-day…