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Lithuania’s population grows for 1st time in 28 years

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Lithuania’s population has grown for the first time in 28 years due to migration trends, the country’s statistics office said on Tuesday. It released preliminary data showing that the resident population of Lithuania reached 2,794,300 on January 1, 2020, which is 145 people more than a year ago. An increase in Lithuania’s resident population had been last registered in 1991, according to the statistics office. It attributed the population growth to…

Saudi economy grows 2.21 percent in 2018

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s economy grew at a pace of 2.21 percent in 2018, recovering from a contraction in the previous year, helped by higher oil prices, government data showed on Thursday. Oil sector grew 2.85 percent from a contraction in 2017, while non-oil sector grew 2.05 percent, the data showed. The Saudi economy recovered last year after being hit hard in recent years by low oil prices and state austerity measures…