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Tuesday, 21.05.2013, 21:47
Information on average purchase prices of round timber compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau show that, in 1st half of 2012, average purchase prices of coniferous tree round timber fluctuated between 1-2 LVL/m3, as compared to the 2nd half of 2011. Shoulder season, characteristic with reduction in timber orders and price stagnation or drop at the end and beginning of the year, has influenced purchase prices of round timber in the 1st half of the year.
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On Wednesday, September 19, Ruprecht Polenz, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Bundestag during the discussion with Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis emphasized that Germany highly values Latvia's determination to join the euro area.
On Thursday, 27 September, VMU will host the official opening events of Vytautas Magnus University North America, the university’s new office, which will be based in Washington, DC, USA. The media will participate in the press conference at 10 a.m., while the official opening ceremony and concert of VMU Music Academy’s students will start at 2 p.m..
According to the Ministry of Finance, the Estonian state budget collected the revenue of 4.14 billion euros in the first eight months of the year, writes LETA/Delfi.
Estonian foreign minister urmas Paet said that Estonia pays 20.77 million euros a year for membership in international organisations, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Latvian joint-stock construction company Latvijas Tilti has signed a contract with Klaipeda State Seaport Authority for reconstruction of two berths in the Port of Klaipeda, according to the company's announcement submitted to NASDAQ OMX Riga.
If no agreement is reached with Spain's Construcciones y Auxiliares de Ferrocariles (CAF), the winner of Paszieru vilciens (Passenger Train) company's new train procurement tender, the state may be involved in risky litigation and, in a worst case scenario, lose dozens or maybe even hundreds of millions of euro, the newspaper Dienas Bizness reports today.