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Latvias government agrees to sell Citadele

Latvias government agrees to sell Citadele

01.08.2014.

RIGAThe government decided during a closed meeting on Tuesday to offer the U.S. fund Ripplewood Holdings an exclusive opportunity to analyze for a period of one month buying Citadele for EUR 113 million. This is the smallest amount at which the government can sell the bank without incurring losses for the state, informs LETA reffering to the Latvian State Television's broadcast Panorama.

Keyword tags: Banks, Financial Services, Latvia


Education and Science Education and Science, Economic History, Book review

Põllumajandus arvudes. 2013. Agriculture in Figures

Põllumajandus arvudes. 2013. Agriculture in Figures

28.07.2014.

The pocket-sized reference book provides information about the economic indicators of Estonian agriculture, agricultural land use, the area and yield of field crops and fruit and berry plantations, the number and production of livestock, and the use of mineral and organic fertilisers. Comparisons with previous years ensure a thorough overview of the development of Estonian agriculture. The information is presented as tables and diagrams.

Keyword tags: Agriculture, Book review, Economics, Estonia


Round Table Round Table

Approaches to media sector in Europe: Commission’s coordinating efforts

Approaches to media sector in Europe: Commission’s coordinating efforts

22.05.2014.

The article underlines the Commission efforts towards media sector plays a key economic, social and cultural role in the EU. Generally, Europe has a strong media industry, which creates growth and jobs and presents European life, history, culture and values around the world. The media landscape is following a transformation, characterized by a steady increase of convergence of media services, with a visible move towards intertwining traditional broadcast and internet. The EU institutions cannot do much about regulating the media sector in the member states as these “regulations”, according to the Lisbon Treaty, are of supplementing and coordinating character.

Keyword tags: Education and Science, EU – Baltic States, Latvia, Legislation, Markets and Companies, Round Table, Technology


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