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Labour costs increase by nearly 14% in the second quarter of the year compared to the same period of 2022, according to preliminary data from the National Statistical Institute.

In industry, the increase is by 19.3%, in services - by 13.7%, and in construction - by 16.1%, BNR reported.

In remuneration, the growth of costs for employers is more than 14%, with the most serious growth in the hotel and restaurant industry and the smallest in the general government sector.

Growth of tourists in June 2023 and July 2023 reported by NSI