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Wednesday, 01.03.2017, 19:51
Statistics Lithuania and the Bank of Lithuania inform that in III quarter 2016, the foreign direct investment (FDI) flow into Lithuania was on the increase, while the Lithuanian direct investment flow of abroad was on the decrease.
Keyword tags: Analytics, Investments, Lithuania, Statistics
In the first ten months of 2016 Latvia still trailed behind its neighbors Estonia and Lithuania by export and import volumes while Lithuania showed the largest trade deficit, according to the Latvian Central Statistical Bureau writes LETA.
Lithuania's y-o-y retail sales growth rate remains among the highest in the European Union, figures from the EU statistical office Eurostat showed on Friday.
A company of soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 3rd Brigade with armored vehicles is due to arrive in Latvia at the end of February, Kaspars Galkins, a spokesman for the Latvian Defense Ministry, told LETA.
The investment company BaltCap is set to acquire Baltic businesses of the vending and coffee services company Selecta. Baltcap Private Equity Fund II has entered into an agreement to purchase Baltic businesses of Selecta Group, BaltCap announced on Friday.
In the first three quarters of last year Latvia’s leasing portfolio grew 10.4% or by EUR 125 mln, according to the Latvian Association of Leasing Providers writes LETA.
Looking into the future brings up a question on whether the Baltic Sea region will be passive and affected by future developments or will it proactively shape its own future. A proactive line is one of cooperation at all levels and across sectors involving a multi-stakeholder approach. It means increased accountability by governments and regional bodies, but also other players. It means political commitment that turns into tangible action.