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Saturday, 18.05.2013, 18:37
A polling company GfK and marketing agency PRB study indicated that Facebook has ousted other social networks on the internet among Estonians, LETA/Õhtuleht online reports.
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In 2011, Latvia did not manage to achieve its previously set budget goals and did not absorb LVL 100 million worth of EU funding. The country will now have to manage to do so under much more intense deadlines, according to the Finance Ministry's report presented to the government today.
Last week, the Tax and Customs Board of Estonia discovered an illegal shipment of 8.5 million Marlboro- and LM-branded cigarettes in a Chinese cargo container transiting through Estonia en route to Moscow, the Estonian national broadcasting corporation ERR reports.
In January 2012, the current account of Latvia's balance of payments recorded a deficit of LVL 34.4 million, Bank of Latvia economist Ieva Brauksa informs.
On 12 March, Lithuanian Ambassador to the U.S. Zygimantas Pavilionis held a meeting of Baltic and Nordic ambassadors, who reside in Washington D.C., with the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns, reported BC the MFA.
Latvian companies with foreign capital may apply for European Union structural funds – a highly perspective instrument for the attraction of foreign investments, barely discussed in Latvia and unknown abroad, Rietumu banka Corporate Finance Department Vice President Renat Lokomet told Nozare.lv.
Pavluts: UAE businessmen highly interested in wood-processing and port business opportunities in Latvia
United Arab Emirates businessmen are highly interested in Latvia's offer in wood-processing and port businesses. In addition, UAE airlines are interested in joint flights with Latvia's national airline airBaltic, Economy Minister Daniels Pavluts told Nozare.lv.