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Sunday, 26.05.2013, 06:22
During the first six months of 2012, cargo turnover of the Freeport of Riga increased by 11.7% in comparison to the same period last year. Overall 18.79 million tons were handled at terminals of the Freeport of Riga which is almost two million tons more than in the same accounting period of 2011, reports BC port’s press service.
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Estonian multi-profile company BLRT Group has marked its 100th anniversary, the maritime news portal Jura24.lt reports.
The Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD) criticizes Estonia for not contributing to re-training and raising of competitiveness of the jobless enough as compared to other members, LETA/Postimees writes.
Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet will discuss on Monday in Brussels the situation in Europe’s southern neighbourhood and Africa as well as connections between energy and foreign policy with his colleagues, the ministry's press service said.
A new border crossing point is planned to be opened at the border of Lithuania and the Kaliningrad region of the Russian Federation.
German cruise liner passengers accounted for 45% of all cruise liner passengers serviced at Riga Port in the first six months this year, as the port informed the Nozare.lv business portal.
21,352 first-graders will start the 2012/2013 school year, 1,859 more than in the 2011/2012 school year, LETA was informed by the Education and Science Ministry.