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Thursday, 20.06.2013, 11:50
Canadian plane producer Bombardier has submitted a legal claim against Estonia's national carrier Estonian Air as the latter did not buy out all the planes it had promised to and chose the production of the Brazilian Embraer instead, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Keyword tags: Airport, Estonia, Legislation, Transport
Cargo turnover at Latvian ports reached 34.02 million tons in the first five months of 2012, 17.2% more than in the respective period in 2011, according to the Transport Ministry's data.
On 17-19 June, 2012 the European Commission’s 3rd Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and the 14th Baltic Development Forum Summit will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark. This event is one of the highlights of the Danish Presidency of the Council of the European Union and will be officially opened by H.R.H. Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark with key-notes by the Prime Minister of Denmark Helle Thorning-Schmidt and the EU Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn.
Annual inflation in Latvia this past May was 2.3%, which was the ninth lowest inflation recorded across the European Union member states, according to latest data from the EU statistical office Eurostat.
In the first five months of 2012, freight transportation volume by rail amounted to LVL 28.6 million, 13% more than in the respective period in 2011, according to data from the Latvian Port, Transit and Logistics Council.
The Board of the Bank of Lithuania decided to declare the 10 litas commemorative coin dedicated to Fine Arts as legal tender and issue it into circulation on 26 June 2012, the Bank of Lithuania said in a statement.
Cargo transport volume at the Eesti Raudtee infrastructure in the first five months of this year fell by 6% as compared to the same time last year to 12.69 million tonnes, LETA/Delfi reports.